From them the thoughtful will learn how to complete a 'half-truth' often reiterated.
The half-truth is—that Bettina loves me, and that I must not break her heart.
Billy's denial, his hesitation, his half-truth all looked suspicious to him.
There is nothing so dangerous as a half-truth; it is worse than a whole lie.
But the statement is happily only the half-truth, which is ...