Instead he began to throw curious, suspicious glances at his visitor and ask him what he’d been doing at certain times on certain days.

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter VII) on Rap Genius

Meaning

Wilson, previously described as ‘spiritless’, has suddenly come alive in attempts to find the man who is having an affair with his wife. He is usually the type to just let everyone pass by him but now he has become distrustful of his society and won’t let anyone walk by without being questioned.

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