In The Miracle Worker, how does Kate respond when Annie questions rewarding Helen for stabbing her with the needle?

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Kate responds with both weariness and defeat.  Kate, of course, has just given Helen a sweet so that (even though Helen has just stabbed Annie) Helen will drop the sewing card (which was Annie's original request).  Kate's actual reply is very telling:

ANNIE:  Why does she get a reward?  For stabbing me?

KATE:  Well-- (Then, tiredly) We catch our flies with honey, I'm...

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