Take it at once, and tell her I shall be up to see her presently.
She withdrew, and presently came back with a note which she despatched to Mauburn.
Presently Percival found himself again at the bottom of the shaft.
Presently he was lifted and carried by strong arms up a creaking stairs.
Presently she raised her eyes and saw him leaning out of the window.
But presently ...