"She did wish to learn, and she did learn. And whatever our views of its cause, we can agree that children at risk are not at fault. I repeatedly sat up till I didn't know when; I selected moments when my roommate unmistakably slept, and, stealing out, took noiseless turns in the passage and even pushed as far as to where I had last met Quint. "Do you think he--?" "Won't, if he has the chance, turn on me? Yes, I venture still to think it.