She said nothing more then, objecting to giving up her own money,and yet feeling that such would have to be the case. Hurstwoodfelt the crisis, and artfully decided to appeal to Carrie. Hehad long since realised how good-natured she was, how much shewould stand. There was some little shame in him at the thoughtof doing so, but he justified himself with the thought that hereally would get something. Rent day gave him his opportunity.。，
"Well, I've got twenty-two dollars, but there's everything to bepaid for this week yet, and if I use all I get Saturday to paythis, there won't be any left for next week. Do you think yourhotel man will open his hotel this month?"。， "Well, I did," he said, angered almost to harsh words. "Youneedn't throw up your success to me. All I asked was a littlehelp until I could get something. I'm not down yet. I'll comeup all right."
"Do you?" said the girl. "They pay me fifteen, and you do morework than I do. I wouldn't stand it if I were you. They're justgiving you less because they think you don't know. You ought tobe making fifteen."。， "Did you hear any more from the brewery?" she asked at the end ofthe week, hoping by the question to stir him on to action.
At the Lyceum she entered one of those secluded, under-stairwayclosets, berugged and bepaneled, which causes one to feel thegreatness of all positions of authority. Here was reserve itselfdone into a box-office clerk, a doorman, and an assistant,glorying in their fine positions.。， "How about accidents?" said a voice. "You might get hurt."
He was a large and corpulent individual, surfeited with goodclothes and good eating, who judged women as another wouldhorseflesh. Carrie was pretty and graceful. She might be put ineven if she did not have any experience. One of the proprietorshad suggested that the chorus was a little weak on looks.。， "Do you know how much you'll get?"
"I don't care," thought Carrie. "He ought to be told to get outand do something. It isn't right that I should support him."。， "I won't apply as a motorman," he answered. "I can ring up faresall right."