In the immediate surroundings of the temple there is an open space.
When she opened her eyes she smiled, then took in her surroundings and tried to sit up.
The sheets were cold and the unfamiliar surroundings unsettling.
The love-sick mood and romantic temperament of the young Irishman found congenial soil in the wild surroundings of unexplored Canadian forests, and the enthusiasm thus engendered for the "natural" life of savagery may have been already fortified by study of Rousseau's writings, for which at a later period Lord Edward expressed his admiration.
He seemed comfortable with his surroundings, which was surprising in itself.