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: You said of the woman in Istanbul that she knew the rules of her culture and knew what breaking them would mean. So did Cassetti. Hercule Poirot
] And so do you! Mary Debenham
: When you've been denied justice... you are incomplete. It feels that God has abandoned you in a stark place. I asked God... I think we all did... what we should do, and he said do what is right. And I thought if I did, it would make me complete again. Hercule Poirot
] And are you? Mary Debenham
: [long pause, then
] But I did what was right.
: [to Mary Debenham, who has refused to ansswer his question claiming she is "not at liberty" to do so
] At liberty? Mademoiselle, you will give me a good answer, or when the Yugoslav police arrive you will not *be* at liberty! Now give me an answer! Xavier Bouc
: Steady on, Poirot! Mary Debenham
: I am not at liberty to tell you!
[she starts to get up and leave
] Hercule Poirot
: Mademoiselle, do not cross me!
: You know nothing, monsieur! You don't touch her! Hercule Poirot
] Shall I tell you what I know? Huh, Mademoiselle Debenham, shall I?
: Forgive me, Miss Debenham, I must be brief. You met Colonel Arbuthnott and fell in love with each other in Baghdad. Why must the English conceal even their most impeccable emotions? Mary Debenham
: To answer your observations in order: of course, yes, yes, and I don't know.
] Ferry conductor
: Your ticket, please. Mary Debenham
: Oh, yes. Ferry conductor
: Welcome aboard, Miss Debenham. Mary Debenham
: Thank you.
: [observing Poirot after he sneezed
] What a funny little man! Colonel Arbuthnott
: Obviously a frog.