But when the war was over, he only allowed him chaff to eat and made him carry heavy loads of wood, subjecting
him to much slavish drudgery and ill-treatment.
He feared to make a light; the uncurtained windows would have betrayed his presence, subjecting
him to insult, possibly to injury.
And we can't run the risk, after that nervous attack this morning, of subjecting
Blanche to any further suspense.