At last Fleming said: --And we are all to be punished for what other fellows did? -- I won't come back, see if I do, Cecil Thunder said. One of them, in order to put his Latin to the proof, had made him translate short passages from Dilectus and asked him whether it was correct to say: TEMPORA MUTANTUR NOS ET MUTAMUR IN ILLIS or TEMPORA MUTANTUR ET NOS MUTAMUR IN ILLIS. From force of habit he had written at the top of the first page the initial letters of the jesuit motto: A. But the lines of the letters were like fine invisible threads and it was only by closing his right eye tight and staring out of the left eye that he could make out the full curves of the capital.