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Chapter 14 Holden sits in his hotel room and smokes for a while He remembers an incident shortly before Allies death when he excluded Allie from a BB-gun game-he still feels guilty for having left Allie out Eventually he goes to bed He feels like praying but his distaste for organized religion prevents him from following through on his inclination Suddenly there is a knock at his door In his pajamas Holden opens the door to face the burly elevator operator Maurice who has returned with Sunny to collect the extra five dollars Sunny demanded Holden tries to refuse but Maurice pins him against a wall while Sunny takes the money from his wallet Maurice snaps his finger into Holdens groin and Holden starts to insult him in response Maurice slugs Holden in the stomach and leaves him crumpled on the floor Holden imagines himself as a movie character taking his revenge on Maurice after having been plugged in the gut with a gangsters bullet Finally he manages to get into bed and go to sleep Chapter 15 The next morning Holden calls Sally Hayes and makes a date with her for later that afternoon He checks out of the hotel and leaves his bags in a locker at Grand Central Station He worries about losing his money and mentions that his father frequently gets angry when Holden loses things He also describes his mother a bit noting that she hasnt felt too healthy since my brother Allie died Holden worries that the news of his expulsion will particularly distress his fragile mother for whom he seems to care a great deal Holden goes to eat breakfast at a little sandwich bar where he meets two nuns who are moving to Manhattan to teach in a school Holden thinks about the superficial money-driven world of the prep school he has just left Then he talks to one of the nuns about Romeo and
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