He is silent and abstracted, like one just returned from the cave of Trophonius.
Quite often the cave gave way to the pressure of the surrounding rock.
But he thrust his head into the cave, shivered, and congratulated himself.
She then returned to the mouth of the cave, and knelt down at Richard Digby's feet.
Tse-tse talked to the girl, of all things, about the love-gift ...