Tom was gradually allowed to shuffle through his lessons with less rigor, and having Philip to help him, he was able to make some show of having applied his mind in a confused and blundering way, without being cross-examined into a betrayal that his mind had been entirely neutral in the matter.
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Prosecutors expect to wrap up their cross-examination tomorrow.
On cross-examination, their expert witness seemed less like an expert.