First you must have a flogging for having told an untruth, then we will see to the rest.
I do not suppose, my dear, that you intentionally told an untruth; it was an exaggeration.
"Y—es," he hesitatingly said, for an untruth he would not tell.
I feared for an instant that you would tell me an untruth, and that would have hurt me.
But if any one says that this is not my teaching, ...