He puzzled as he thought of these things, then pushed in thedrawers and closed the door, pausing with his hand upon the knob,which might so easily lock it all beyond temptation. Still hepaused. Finally he went to the windows and pulled down thecurtains. Then he tried the door, which he had previouslylocked. What was this thing, making him suspicious? Why did hewish to move about so quietly. He came back to the end of thecounter as if to rest his arm and think. Then he went andunlocked his little office door and turned on the light. He alsoopened his desk, sitting down before it, only to think strangethoughts.。，
"Well?" said Hurstwood.。， As for Drouet, his attitude had been that of the jealous lover.Now his feelings were a mixture of anger at deception, sorrow atlosing Carrie, misery at being defeated. He wanted his rights insome way or other, and yet his rights included the retaining ofCarrie, the making her feel her error.
Tuesday came, and with it appropriate indecision and speculation.She was in no mood, after her failure of the day before, tohasten forth upon her work-seeking errand, and yet she rebukedherself for what she considered her weakness the day before.Accordingly she started out to revisit the Chicago Opera House,but possessed scarcely enough courage to approach.。，
， Meanwhile he gave a thought now and then to Carrie. What couldbe the trouble in that quarter? No letter had come, no word ofany kind, and yet here it was late in the evening and she hadagreed to meet him that morning. To-morrow they were to have metand gone off--where? He saw that in the excitement of recentevents he had not formulated a plan upon that score. He wasdesperately in love, and would have taken great chances to winher under ordinary circumstances, but now--now what? Supposingshe had found out something? Supposing she, too, wrote him andtold him that she knew all--that she would have nothing more todo with him? It would be just like this to happen as things weregoing now. Meanwhile he had not sent the money.。， The drummer stared.