"And it was that utterance,
that sweet utterance from your lips:
‘come back to me, my odd-boy’
that utterance which floods me with such belonging,
that also blew lost whispers among our guests to wak...
Charmed to be whipped isn't the countermeasure to some "doubtful" conclusion! It's meant to usher you forward without anything else seeping through to cancel out all incoming efforts (normal wise).