Not only were the bars that protect it intact, but the blinds inside of them were drawn, as I had myself drawn them early in the evening, as I did every day, though Mademoiselle, knowing that I was tired from the heavy work I had been doing, had begged me not to trouble myself, but leave her to do it; and they were just as I had left them, fastened with an iron catch on the inside.
The door of the room locked on the inside and the blinds on the only window also fastened on the inside; and Mademoiselle still calling for help
She had called him down the second time she walked out with him, because he had gone along on the inside
, and she had laid the law down to him that a gentleman always walked on the outside - when he was with a lady.
Necessity would oblige him to strike a light to find his way to the right register, and common caution would suggest his locking the door on the inside
in case of intrusion on the part of any inquisitive stranger, or on my part, if I happened to be in the neighbourhood at the time.
It was secured on the inside
, but yielded to the pressure, and turned upon its hinges.