He read and
re-read the paper, fearing the worst had happened to me. He was
restless, and after supper prowled out again aimlessly. He returned and
tried in vain to divert his attention to his examination notes.

He read and
re-read the paper, fearing the worst had happened to me. He was
restless, and after supper prowled out again aimlessly. He returned and
tried in vain to divert his attention to his examination notes.