"You," he said, "show this girl how to do what you're doing.When you get through, come to me."。， For a young man, this was rather a morbid turn of character, andso affected Carrie. Indeed, it affected the entire atmosphere ofthe flat, as such things are inclined to do, and gave to hiswife's mind its subdued and tactful turn, anxious to avoidtaciturn replies. Under the influence of Carrie's announcement hebrightened up somewhat.
On the second floor were the managerial offices, to which, aftersome inquiry, she was now directed. There she found other girlsahead of her, applicants like herself, but with more of thatself-satisfied and independent air which experience of the citylends; girls who scrutinised her in a painful manner. After await of perhaps three-quarters of an hour, she was called inturn.。， "Well," he said, "I want to talk to you. You're not goinganywhere in particular, are you?"