But Aquinas also says BONUM EST IN QUOD TENDIT APPETITUS. --And why were you shocked, Cranly pressed on in the same tone, if you feel sure that our religion is false and that Jesus was not the son of God? --I am not at all sure of it, Stephen said. I did this to such purpose that I made sure they had in some way bribed her to silence; a silence that, however, I would engage to break down on the first private opportunity. She has no priest to flirt with, he thought with conscious bitterness, remembering how he had seen her last.