She could not bring herself to speak a lie to him, not even a white lie!
So he invented a white lie, and 88 nobody questioned it because of his uniform.
If the white lie ceases in married life, the couple drifts apart.
This was a white lie, but he considered it admissible in his friend's behalf.
"I beg pardon, Captain," he said, to which he added a white lie.
He forgave her for what he was pleased to call, in his mind, the white lie of her comfort.
A white lie today, tomorrow a blacker one, each leading to another.
The Jesuits, say their opponents, teach that at times a "white lie" is permissible.
She felt that Maud's curiosity was such that it justified a white lie.
What is the harm of such a white lie as that would have been?