"I'll not live with you," said Carrie. "I don't want to livewith you. You've done nothing but brag around ever since you'vebeen here."。， The girl really had no idea where she had gone, but not likingHurstwood, and wishing to cause him trouble, answered: "Yes,Hooley's."
He began to wish that he had compromised in some way or other--that he had sent the money. Perhaps he could do it up here. Hewould go in and see, anyhow. He would have no row. By the timehe reached his own street he was keenly alive to the difficultiesof his situation and wished over and over that some solutionwould offer itself, that he could see his way out. He alightedand went up the steps to the front door, but it was with anervous palpitation of the heart. He pulled out his key andtried to insert it, but another key was on the inside. He shookat the knob, but the door was locked. Then he rang the bell. Noanswer. He rang again--this time harder. Still no answer. Hejangled it fiercely several times in succession, but withoutavail. Then he went below.。， That night she was visited by Mrs. Hale, whose chatter andprotracted stay made it impossible to dwell upon her predicamentor the fortune of the day. Before retiring, however, she satdown to think, and gave herself up to the most gloomyforebodings. Drouet had not put in an appearance. She had hadno word from any quarter, she had spent a dollar of her precioussum in procuring food and paying car fare. It was evident thatshe would not endure long. Besides, she had discovered noresource.
At The Fair, See and Company's, and all the great stores it wasmuch the same. It was the dull season, she might come in alittle later, possibly they would like to have her.。， "Yes, in a way," said the other, sore to think the game had beenlost. "She'd never make an actress, though. Just another chorusgirl--that's all."