His whole body was shaking with fright, his arm was shaking and his crumpled burning livid hand shook like a loose leaf in the air. "Then don't you think he can be made to?" "In what way?" "Why, by his coming down. I had then expressed what was vividly in my mind: the truth that, whether the children really saw or not--since, that is, it was not yet definitely proved--I greatly preferred, as a safeguard, the fullness of my own exposure. --Well, I must go now, said Stephen, who cared little for such points of honour.