and if you see her with him you've got to lay low, and be careful, and wait
-- at another hour and place, perhaps, all of which is arranged --
for if she sees you she'll smell a rat at once, and he won't be able
And so, as far as you and Tom are concerned, the "old times" have come back
But, of course (and we almost forgot it), you might chance
to fall in love with one of Tom's sisters, in which case there would be
another and a totally different story to tell.
Things are going well with you. You have escaped from "the track",