He was asked to snitch on his friends and tell Information but he wouldn't snitch or leak any information.
Hale begs the men to pardon the prisoners becasue the prisoners wouldn't confess. Danforth replies that pardons will cast doubt not only on the guilt of the seven remaining prisoners but also on that of the twelve who have hanged already.Elizabeth tells Proctor that almost one hundred people have confessed to witchcraft.
The rumor that Betty is the victim of witchcraft is running rampant in Salem. Parris berates his niece, Abigail Williams, because he discovered her, Betty, and several other girls dancing in the forest in the middle of the night with his slave, Tituba.