Rearrange these parts to form a coherent paragraph.
A. His left hand concealed a blackjack, his right hand groped for the torch in his pocket.
B. The meeting was scheduled for the nine o’clock, and his watch showed the time to be a quarter to nine.
C. The man lurked in the corner away from the glare of the light.
D. His heart thumped in his chest, sweat beads formed themselves on his forehead, his mouth was dry.