It was then Fetyukovitch began his cross-examination.
Fetyukovitch began his cross-examination.
Grushenka’s cross-examination did not last long and, of course, there could be nothing particularly new in her evidence.
The prosecutor and counsel for the defense began cross-examining her, chiefly to ascertain what had induced her to conceal such a document and to give her evidence in quite a different tone and spirit just before.
At last the counsel for the defense began to cross-examine him, and the first question he asked was about the envelope in which Fyodor Pavlovitch was supposed to have put three thousand roubles for "a certain person."
When Fetyukovitch had to cross-examine him, he scarcely tried to refute his evidence, but began asking him about an incident at the first carousal at Mokroe, a month before the arrest, when Timofey and another peasant called Akim had picked up on the floor in the passage a hundred roubles dropped by Mitya when he was drunk, and had given them to Trifon Borissovitch and received a rouble each from him for doing so.
We’ve cross-examined him several times."
I have cross-examined him several times," Nikolay Parfenovitch confirmed warmly.
"He’s been severely cross-examined," observed Alyosha thoughtfully; "but every one came to the conclusion it was not he.
When, after Rakitin’s cross-examination, the President asked the prisoner if he had anything to say, Mitya cried loudly: "Since I’ve been arrested, he has borrowed money from me!
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Prosecutors expect to wrap up their cross-examination tomorrow.
On cross-examination, their expert witness seemed less like an expert.