He also? Was there not a slight flush on Cranly's cheek? Or had it come forth at Temple's words? The light had waned. I speak of sequences, but I required no lapse of seconds to stiffen myself for a third encounter with Quint. I ask you to bow your heads: Heavenly Father, we bow our heads and thank You for Your love. He had never once disobeyed or allowed turbulent companions to seduce him from his habit of quiet obedience; and, even when he doubted some statement of a master, he had never presumed to doubt openly.