In a few lines that are worth more than many ponderous volumes, J. B. Say some time ago observed that there are two possible ways of bringing to an end the dissensions introduced by hypocrisy into a respectable family:
to reform Tartuffe or
to make Orgon less of a fool. Molière, that great depictor of the human heart, seems to have had constantly in mind the second procedure as the more efficacious.