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Regarding your initial assumptions: 1) I recall a kina in which the children of R' Yishmael (haKohen Gadol) are put in a dark room together and forced to have relations. As noted by @kouty there is no indication that they actually had relations. 2) At the end of the kina they recognize each other and kill themselves. As noted by @kouty there is no ...
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