The impossible cannot have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
The body – the cage – is everything of the most respectable – but through the bars, the wild animal looks out.
If you confront anyone who has lied with the truth, they usually admit it – often out of sheer surprise. It is only necessary to guess right to produce your effect.
I know human nature, my friend, and I tell you that, suddenly confronted with the possibility of being tried for murder, the most innocent person will lose their head and do the most absurd things.