"Job" had escaped from durance vile and was seeking companionship.
Note a similar liberty allowed to Paul when in durance, Acts 24:23.
If Master Walgrave were in durance vile, where was my mistress and her family?
Loris used his influence with the authorities to keep Joseph in durance.
Fortunately for Delia's nerves they were not kept long in durance vile.
So the goddess ...