In short, that is what convinced me that Tchebaroff must be a rogue, and that he had induced Mr. Burdovsky to attempt this fraud.
—we cannot but ask, I repeat, what induced him to accuse himself of this crime?
I saw at once that Tchebaroff was the moving spirit in the matter, and, to speak frankly, I thought he might have induced you, Mr. Burdovsky, to make this claim, by taking advantage of your simplicity.
What in the world induces you to act so?
What could have induced you to ask such a question?" she replied, quietly and seriously, and even, apparently, with some astonishment.