That's the only incentive you can suggest for spying, unconnected with my affairs?
I congratulate you on the success of your first attempt at spying.
I suppose Tris Penrose has been spying me and telling tales to father and you.
She passed quickly by, so as not to seem to be spying on them.
Whereupon I turned to the spying friar and said; 'Hand me your robe and cowl.'