She didn't want to face the futility of her situation, not yet!
Huxley has illustrated the futility of "close-time" in his remark that the prohibition of taking oysters from an oyster-bed during four months of the year is not the slightest security against its being stripped clean during the other eight months.
Dean asked the question before he remembered futility of such a query.
Up to this time the chief results were that (r) Christianity had gained a footing, (2) it had continued the monotheistic modification of Indian thought begun by Mahommedanism, and (3) the futility of sporadic and fanatical proselytism had been shown.
The former are reasoned with and exhorted to believe; the latter are contemptuously silenced by an exhibition of the futility of their religion.