Pride and Prejudice Volume 2, Chapter 9
Elizabeth is alone in the parlor when Darcy comes in. She is just as surprised to see him as he is to find her alone. There is an awkward tension as they search for a topic to talk about. Elizabeth tries to get an explanation for the way that they all left Netherfield, but Darcy weasels away from it. Then they are left with little to talk about and he leaves soon after Charlotte and Maria return. Charlotte thinks that Darcy likes Elizabeth, but she can't be sure because he behaves so oddly around her.