The story had lost nothing in the way of incrimination of Colonel Eldridge, and complete exculpation of himself.
He knew how the little green-eyed nurse was gloating over this second incrimination of Leerie.
He felt like a prisoner on the witness stand driven to save himself by incrimination of another.
And only those points of evidence were sustained which conduced to the incrimination of the miserable defendant.
Of the remaining thirty-four there were nine whose testimony was directed to the incrimination of Mrs. Surratt.