"You let me step in," answered Mattie, a determined foot on the sill.
Presently the rod must have tapped the sill, with such a start did she face about.
In a moment he had slipped over the sill and stood upon the porch.
She put her elbows on the sill of the window and rested her face in her hands.
I'll get on the sill and see what I can do through the top o' the window.