After giving me the plan of this house, doubtless hoping I should kill the count and he thus become his heir, or that the count would kill me and I should be out of his way, he waylaid me, and has murdered me.
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I worried that the gang might be waiting outside to waylay me.
She waited near the exit to waylay him and learn more about the event.