At that very moment vara herself opened the door and walked in.
“The vara corpus delicti,” said the writer, grinning and rubbing his hands.
"I wish vara could see," he said, remembering for the first time his sister and Gavin.
Come away, vara, come away, or I'll not be able to part wid it.
And vara Kavannah sat still and listened, till the burning shame dulled to a steady throbbing ache somewhere within her.
vara paused and asked a policeman if this was the way to Liberton.
It was about half-past four in the afternoon that vara was coming round the corner of the barn carrying an armful of hay.
"We are gaun to see our faither," said vara, speaking the truth.
The tell-tale light went out at the crack in the board, and vara knew that the wild beasts inside would be after her in a moment.
But for vara there was no enjoyment, no resting all that day.