He fished in his pockets for money, but Viviette checked him.
Gen. Marion had rallied a troop there, and checked the pursuit.
She had nearly said a place of safety, but checked herself in time.
"But he told me——" she began, then became aware of her indiscretion, and checked herself.
She checked herself abruptly and took the paper from his hand.
As he turned he saw something ...