Renwick, crouched beneath the foliage, was incapable of motion.
Mr Renwick's life wrote by Mr Shields and published anno 1724.
Renwick's eye appraised the situation hurriedly and he planned quickly, for delay would be fatal.
Renwick caught her in his arms again and turned her chin upward.
But Renwick stepped past him and found a loophole through which he could watch what was passing upon the other side of the abyss.
As the girl was yet to learn, Renwick was not one who despaired easily.
Renwick listened again and watched the window, but heard nothing more.
Renwick leaned against the mantel, his arms folded, and went on steadily.
In writing Renwick she had broken her promise to this man not to communicate with her friends.
"There ought to be a way——" said Renwick, putting his feet to the ground.