The only time women do at all well in fibbing is to each other.
And that was uttered in such a way as to declare that Mrs. Western had been fibbing.
Caroline was fibbing—or, at least, partly so—but Rose had no way of knowing that.
As Marjory was not in the habit of fibbing, she didn't know what to say.
I have no idea of going to the ball, and you would be the belle, if you ...