I did find out on Google Book Search that it appears in Arnette Lamb's searing romance, Beguiled: "Although Agnes MacKenzie has forsworn romance, Edward Napier's intellect and graceful ways are enough to draw her into a sudden and joyous love, one that they must struggle to cherish and protect."
But alas, we are not permitted to see the context. One can only imagine.
I'm in agreement with this person: 'What did they meet about? Why in 1748? And what made them stop or go underground? Google helps me not. I suggest a reconvening of the society immediately to explain all. Who's with me, fellow Hugotontheons?'