"But did you pity him?"
"No, I did not. I thought him naif. Charming, but naif."
"And this morning when you parted, why did you feel sad?"
"I have already explained it was an egoistical affection.
"Your egoism is not in doubt […]. What is in doubt is your humanity."
"You never used to hector so."
"You never used to be so cold."