[as a ruse to deceive her father, who is about to whip her for sneaking out to be with Wayne
Daddy, I saw Jesus! I SAW JESUS! He was standing outside my window and he had on a white robe and he beckoned for me to follow him! So I climbed out the window and followed, and he went down the road and then I couldn't see him no more, and then Wayne came along and picked me up and brought me home! You can do anything you want to do, you can torture me, you can cut out my tongue for a liar, but you ...