" for instance--if you excuse me for asking the question-- does your experience lead you to regard your brother or sister as the more reliable? I mean, which is more truthful?"
“Madness, you mean?" Said the professor quite coolly. " oh, you can make your minds easy about that. One has only to look at her and talk to her to see that she is not mad."
"Logic!" Said the professor half to himself. "Why don't they teach logic at these schools? You know that she doesn't tell lies and it is obvious that she is not mad. For the moment then and unless any further evidence turns up, we must assure that she is telling the truth"
甚至教授在孩子们来找他，他也是“then he sat listening to them with the tips of his fingers pressed together and never interrupting, till they had finished the whole story. After that he said nothing for quite a long time."