The fellows looked there and then said: --Why him? --Is he in it? Athy lowered his voice and said: --Do you know why those fellows scut? I will tell you but you must not let on you know. I burst, as I had, the other time, made her burst, into tears; she took me to her motherly breast, and my lamentation overflowed. Another nature seemed to have been lent him: the infection of the excitement and youth about him entered into and transformed his moody mistrustfulness. " She gave with her apron a great wipe to her mouth.