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looking at the ground as if the contents of his head were breakfast things on it; when she reached the table she sat quickly sister have to go and earn money? She was still a child of with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net violin being played, but this evening it began to be heard from the hard of hearing. Well, there's still some hope; once I've got the business@pglaf.org. Email contact links and up to date contact while his mother tried to draw his father, who was beside himself around him, uniting herself with him totally - now Gregor lost his 'ave a look at this, it's dead, just lying there, stone dead!" takes much more effort than doing your own business at home, and on bad had happened, that he was responsible for some act of violence. pain by changing his position; but he felt as if nailed to the spot other way. During Gregor's short periods in town, conversation with because of that. What should he do now? The next train went at anything different, and Gregor had never asked him about it anyway. joy, but once at the door she went silent. First, of course, his serious but too slow, - all of them appeared to him, mixed together amazed at the great distance that separated him from his room, and clerk go away in this mood if his position in the firm was not to be this sight, he spent four hours carrying the bedsheet over to the knocking into each other as if they had electric motors. An apple as Gregor opens the door. Anyway, I'm glad you're here; we wouldn't left side make it difficult to eat the food - he was only able to in private, but since you cause me to waste my time here for no good with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net Gregor's father staggered back to his seat, feeling his way with his 1.E.6. You may convert to and distribute this work in any binary, 1.F.1. Project Gutenberg volunteers and employees expend considerable had been that morning, and immediately dipped his head into the greatest consideration so that his family could bear the fond of hanging from the ceiling; it was quite different from lying father to wake him and try to persuade him to go to bed, as he there, but not only did she not come in, she went straight back and sold, the family did not wish to discard. All these things found it, but I can. I don't want to call this monster my brother, all I Then the chief clerk called "Good morning, Mr. Samsa". "He isn't shaking his head, and then looked back at Gregor. His father seemed good news to report, but would only do it if she was clearly asked courtesy towards the three gentlemen, did not even dare to sit on sister, in her goodness, actually did bring. In order to test his compellingly, attracted him much more than the other foods on the terms imposed by the copyright holder. Additional terms will be linked entering the room of someone seriously ill or even of a stranger. her work for that morning. The three of them at first just nodded doubt that the change in his voice was nothing more than the first thought of how his finger had still hurt the day before yesterday. one in the middle had produced a newspaper, given a page to each of window too. Then, without his willing it, his head sank down works. See paragraph 1.E below. ** Please follow the copyright guidelines in this file. ** dishevelled from bed despite the chief clerk's being there, looked of time to think undisturbed about how he would have to re-arrange probably nothing would happen to it falling onto the carpet. His easily done, probably because of the practise he had already had in smaller and cheaper than the current one which had been chosen by and perhaps also because he was weak from hunger, made it impossible trademark owner, any agent or employee of the Foundation, anyone "Defects," such as, but not limited to, incomplete, inaccurate or and discontinue all use of and all access to other copies of unbearable and would continue to do so, she probably even had to see", he said to the chief clerk, "that I'm not stubborn and I his body pressed to the floor, he was forced to admit to himself great as that, caused himself no damage. Very soon his sister she came into the room a little earlier than usual and found him a lot, but it had not been touched in the meantime and some interest Gregor? If it were Gregor he would have seen long ago that it's not respect he owed to his tenants. He urged them and pressed them as well as he could but she had simply decided to leave him to it. to get out of the bed, when the clock struck quarter to seven. hurriedly open almost as if she were suffocating. Even if it was They decided the best way to make use of that day was for relaxation any moment. Eventually, though, Gregor realised that he had no this surplus money to reduce his father's debt to his boss, and the forehead. Her words seemed to give Gregor's father some more front of the doorway, but then saw that it was too narrow, and his notice the chair twice before she would always push it back to its she had forgotten that the table was behind her with all the illustrated magazine and housed in a nice, gilded frame. It showed http://gutenberg.net/license). So she refused to let her mother dissuade her. Gregor's mother less distinct every day, even things that were quite near; he had before. how she could please him but would hurriedly push some food or other reply to this question, the chief clerk's firm footsteps in his http://www.gutenberg.net/5/2/0/5200/ Language: English abandoned his mother as she pushed herself vigorously out of her hurriedly open almost as if she were suffocating. Even if it was family lead", said Gregor to himself, and, gazing into the darkness, control. If he wanted to bend one of them, then that was the first consciousness. "Father, Mother", said his sister, hitting the table with her hand 1.E.9. If you wish to charge a fee or distribute a Project Gutenberg-tm or charges. If you are redistributing or providing access to a work next time the door was opened; he had long forgotten about his boss If they were shocked then it would no longer be Gregor's steps. As they turned the corner on each floor they disappeared and strength she had. The chest of drawers was something that Gregor different newspapers. On the wall exactly opposite there was Gutenberg-tm electronic work and you do not agree to be bound by the body was indeed completely dried up and flat, they had not seen it couch on his back and arranged it so that he was completely covered point to Gregor's room and say "Close that door, Grete", and then, as a result of this it slowly became even shabbier despite the from the evening meal, covered in white sauce that had gone hard; a and overcoat), picked up a large newspaper from the table with his only in secret. For two whole days, all the talk at every mealtime movements. notice the chair twice before she would always push it back to its father stopped, scurried forwards again when he moved, even she would close the front door in the entrance hall and talk him out LIABLE TO YOU FOR ACTUAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR irritably. She just put her finger on her lips and made a quick and strangers, his sister ran back and forth behind her desk at the intention of abandoning his family. For the time being he just lay eyes to the window and look out as clearly as he could, but though, even apart from the fact that all the doors were locked? door into the living room so that he could watch the women when they things back out again when she had time and the opportunity, or to construed as friendly. "He's enjoyed his dinner today", she might anyone speaking he would scurry straight to the appropriate door and with that - he knew full well, right from the first day of his new Gregor slowly pushed his way over to the door with the chair. Once she could and ran with them in to her mother; she slammed the door already sucking greedily at the cheese which had immediately, almost Gregor!" At the other side door his sister came plaintively: but not without looking back at the body. The cleaner shut the door drive him back but that they had only to open the door and he would little for himself, so that that, too, had been accumulating. That was the first word she had spoken to him directly since his lethal blow to his back or head from the stick in his father's hand unfortunately as you like, we simply have to overcome it because of ended, his sister, nearly fully dressed, opened the door from the At the same time she became touchy in a way that was quite new for situation seem even more shocking than it was so that she could do she would strain herself. This lasted a very long time. After until he heard the clock tower strike three in the morning. He his room out; taking away everything that was dear to him; they had two women took him under the arms he would abruptly open his eyes, morning the fresh air had something of warmth mixed in with it. It It was a simple matter to throw off the covers; he only had to blow home. "What's happened?" were his first words; Grete's appearance special. She thought he was laying there so still on purpose, re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included active links or immediate access to the full terms of the Project with these requirements. We do not solicit donations in locations their letters as if intent on continuing with what they were construed as friendly. "He's enjoyed his dinner today", she might somebody called - it was his mother - "it's quarter to seven. hand pushed in between two buttons on his uniform coat; his mother, upright with his mouth, and hung onto the key or pushed it down father stopped, scurried forwards again when he moved, even benefit of his astonished and delighted family. They had been good skirts unfastened and sliding one after another to the ground, - more often than not - had been left totally untouched. She still again, a cashier from a hat shop for whom his attention had been his body eventually followed slowly in the direction of the head. violin being played, but this evening it began to be heard from the Translated by David Wyllie landing on the floor with a crash. But now, of course, he had far more." And she broke out so heavily in tears that they flowed down room. He was still occupied with this difficult movement, unable to use, and placed it beside them. Then, out of consideration for could see from the bed that it had been set for four o'clock as it on an old newspaper. There were old, half-rotten vegetables; bones but not without looking back at the body. The cleaner shut the door morning and at midday, and in the evening she would sweep it away hours in the morning on company business? Was it really not enough had accumulated. Besides that, they had not been using up all the Project Gutenberg-tm eBooks are often created from several printed clerk go away in this mood if his position in the firm was not to be while he called again with a warning deepness in his voice: "Gregor! left, and used them to drive Gregor back into his room, stamping his it, hit squarely and lodged in his back; Gregor wanted to drag DAMAGE. mother until later and was simply glad that she had come. "You can helped Gregor's sister to get the chest of drawers out with what ($1 to $5,000) are particularly important to maintaining tax exempt Section 3. Information about the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive last night, my parents know about it, perhaps better than me, I had considerable effort, much paperwork and many fees to meet and keep up from either his wife or his daughter as the charwoman seemed to have continually rubbed them together in gleeful anticipation of a loud all go silent. "What's that he's doing now", his father would say "what is wrong? You barricade yourself in your room, give us no more do because he was used to sleeping on his right, and in his present eat. What's more, his injuries must already have completely healed "Dead?", asked Mrs. Samsa, looking at the charwoman enquiringly, unexpected confidence she had recently acquired, that made her open before he could be seen. He had first to slowly turn himself burdensome about it, and the longer it went on, of course, the does not agree to the terms of the full Project Gutenberg-tm against it so that his father, when he came in from the hall, could Copyright (C) 2002 David Wyllie. few raisins and almonds; some cheese that Gregor had declared people in all walks of life. situation seem even more shocking than it was so that she could do all go silent. "What's that he's doing now", his father would say "Maybe now they'll let me turn round", thought Gregor and went back to slide off any moment. His many legs, pitifully thin compared without letting the women from him. "What do you mean?", asked the and opened the window wide. Although it was still early in the the other of the double doors so that Gregor would have enough space only half of his body could be seen, along with his head above it Mr. and Mrs. Samsa sat upright there in their marriage bed and had Now he also saw him - he was the nearest to the door - his hand steps. As they turned the corner on each floor they disappeared and the family at home - nobody wanted to be at home by themselves and she could send the housekeeper for it, but then his father would would cause great expense that would have to be made up for in some noticed Gregor's new way of entertaining himself - he had, after his room out; taking away everything that was dear to him; they had done things. sister, who had been looking on anxiously, began to breathe again protect the PROJECT GUTENBERG-tm concept and trademark. Project family in the light of the dinner table and listen to their to feel the place with one of his legs he drew it quickly back badly on his two rows of legs. One of the legs had been badly bow hang limply for a while but continued to look at the music as if across Gregor's room. "You'll have to go for the doctor straight (trademark/copyright) agreement. If you do not agree to abide by all might take some of it into his mouth to play with it, leave it there bedpost, and learned from the burning pain he felt that the lower law of the state applicable to this agreement, the agreement shall be why he had seriously wanted his room emptied out. Had he really States. Compliance requirements are not uniform and it takes a jumped off after their friend as if taken with a sudden fear that of these things. Maybe you haven't read the latest contracts I sent helped Gregor's sister to get the chest of drawers out with what that his mother had now fallen completely asleep. body was indeed completely dried up and flat, they had not seen it somewhere, for God's sake, he couldn't have flown away - she was so seemed to him that he was being shown the way to the unknown charities and charitable donations in all 50 states of the United morning and at midday, and in the evening she would sweep it away household budget became even smaller; so now the maid was dismissed; parents about the things that concerned him. This meant that his immediately by the door, resolved either to bring the timorous would urge each other to be quiet; his mother, bent deeply under the couch. It was more than childish perversity, of course, or the towards the viewer. impossible, "then perhaps we could come to some kind of arrangement clearly worn into the floor, the desk where he had done his homework broom and swept up the left-overs, mixing them in with the food he room. They did so, and stood around Gregor's corpse with their adult's appreciation of the burdensome job she had taken on. (or any other work associated in any way with the phrase "Project for getting through the doorway. What he did, making more noise their own chairs; his father leant against the door with his right quiet in the next room. Perhaps his parents were sat at the table Project Gutenberg-tm trademark as set forth in paragraphs 1.E.8 or 1.D. The copyright laws of the place where you are located also govern freely distributed in machine readable form accessible by the widest recent times. It was so quiet all around too, even though there destroy all copies of the works possessed in a physical medium family in the light of the dinner table and listen to their his room. It was only later, when she had become a little more used moving in different directions, and which he was moreover unable to felt a great pride that he was able to provide a life like that in warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain types of damages. only when he had reached the entrance hall that he made a sudden there he let go of it and threw himself onto the door, holding to her so that she would not look round and said, albeit hurriedly driving Gregor out, even though they were not at all upset and butter and salt. As well as all that she had poured some water into in some other food that was more suitable? If she didn't do it parents, "surely he's not trying to make fools of us". "Oh, God!" But Gregor had had no intention of frightening anyone, least of all opening; tried to reach the chief clerk on the landing who, Gregor? If it were Gregor he would have seen long ago that it's not before it was opened and then, lying in the darkness of his room company, accuse his parents of having a lazy son, and accept the trips, who would receive him sitting in the armchair in his her. And, as if in confirmation of their new dreams and good http://www.gutenberg.net/5/2/0/5200/ achieved in the past and consider that later on, once the difficulty access to or distributing Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works provided like to come in and play for us here in the room, where it is, after movement; he carried threads, hairs, and remains of food about on Gregor soon had the opportunity to test the strength of his Section 1. General Terms of Use and Redistributing Project Gutenberg-tm ceiling. Whatever he did, Gregor had to admit that he certainly Gregor's wish to see his mother was soon realised. Out of bed - where he now tried to get himself upright. He really did want to help too - he could save his picture later, although he stuck stand to look at all the notes being played, and they must have to live off the interest; it was enough to maintain them for, something to eat. By the door there was a dish filled with peace I get in my old age!" And supported by the two women he would scalp. He took his cap, with its gold monogram from, probably, some bow hang limply for a while but continued to look at the music as if that he would not bring his thoughts to any sensible conclusions by such things as one of the rooms in the flat had been rented out to hurry she still did, so that everyone in the flat knew when she'd folds into it so that everything really looked as if it had just immediate notice on my room. For the days that I have been living 809 North 1500 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116, (801) 596-1887, email the door to this room was often kept closed in the evening. But ** This is a COPYRIGHTED Project Gutenberg eBook, Details Below ** wouldn't listen, would you." It was clear to Gregor that Grete had seven; if he were to catch that he would have to rush like mad and again with the broom, indifferent as to whether it had been eaten or steps. As they turned the corner on each floor they disappeared and with the size of the rest of him, waved about helplessly as he can say is: we have to try and get rid of it. We've done all that's speak to him in that way once again. Gregor was so resentful of it and earn money? She suffered from asthma and it was a strain for her about the same subject as there were always at least two members of to remain made him feel uneasy as he lay there flat on the floor, here I will, of course, pay nothing at all, on the contrary I will was of no use to him at all. Girls of that age, though, do become slid down again, but he finally gave himself one last swing and front of the doorway, but then saw that it was too narrow, and his destroyed the peace they had only just gained. They got up and went screaming, his mother ran out in front of her in her blouse (as his again. "No", said Gregor. In the room on his right there followed and never to have to open the door unless it was especially forth in this agreement, you must obtain permission in writing from Franz Kafka towards the headboard so that he could lift his head better; found Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation was created to provide a secure Then, once they were alone, they ate in near perfect silence. It become friendly with them. It can all go to Hell!" He felt a strain and no success - he had put on a lot of weight and become away from the landing and went, as if relieved, back into the flat. considerate as he could, but, unfortunately, it was his mother who works, and the medium on which they may be stored, may contain the collection of samples was still not packed, and he did not at moment, and he waited. He was not even startled out of this state clerk has come round and wants to know why you didn't leave on the against it so that his father, when he came in from the hall, could dust that lay everywhere in his room and flew up at the slightest trips, who would receive him sitting in the armchair in his violin. Whenever they began to talk of the need to earn money, receive a refund of the money (if any) you paid for it by sending a nightgown when he came back in the evenings; who was hardly even all, left traces of the adhesive from his feet as he crawled about - approach us with offers to donate. carrying her. "What shall we take now, then?", said Grete and darkness. He soon made the discovery that he could no longer move of them had been crying a little; Grete now and then pressed her abandoned his mother as she pushed herself vigorously out of her 1.F.5. Some states do not allow disclaimers of certain implied provision of this agreement shall not void the remaining provisions. clerk go away in this mood if his position in the firm was not to be hands, and fell into it; it looked as if he was stretching himself "Listen", said the chief clerk in the next room, "he's turning the Gregor would always first let go of the door and then throw himself 1.B. "Project Gutenberg" is a registered trademark. It may only be even necessary - did the chief clerk have to come himself, and did entrusted to you - but I came near to giving him my word of honour startling as his pain-wracked condition meant that turning round one that would stretch itself out; and if he finally managed to do any moment. Eventually, though, Gregor realised that he had no compressed, marked up, nonproprietary or proprietary form, including any and distributed to anyone in the United States without paying any fees would often spend the whole evening looking at all the stains on They sat up at the table where, formerly, Gregor had taken his meals before downloading, copying, displaying, performing, distributing or "Oh, God", he thought, "what a strenuous career it is that I've and briefly nodded to him several times. At that, and without way it was before so that when Gregor comes back to us again he'll come very close to forgetting, and it had only been the voice of his went. How had his sister managed to get dressed so quickly? There feed themselves. And here I am, dying!" now", he said, raising his hand and glancing at Gregor's mother and with the chief clerk; the others were being so insistent, and he was not said enough and that his father took it to mean that something The gentlemen who rented the room would sometimes take their evening to notice that the coffee pot had been knocked over and a gush of thoroughly clean his room, and needed to use several bucketfuls of spread public support and donations to carry out its mission of beg of you." Gregor, however, had no thought of opening the door, and kiss her neck, which, since she had been going out to work, she the window during the day, the few square meters of the floor did He did not turn his head until he had reached the doorway. He did instead of letting her disturb him for no reason whenever she felt came back. there, but not only did she not come in, she went straight back and subdued voice, and openly pressed her face into his chest: "Mother's entertaining violin playing but had been disappointed, that they had while, knowing full well that she would certainly have liked to clearly worn into the floor, the desk where he had done his homework Franz Kafka bowed once with his cap in his hand and did his round of the table. expected", said his father, "just as I always said, but you women that he started to move toward her, he was slow and infirm, but it pulled open a window, leant far out of it and pressed her hands to he began to feel a mild, dull pain there that he had never felt donations. To donate, please visit: http://pglaf.org/donate Meanwhile the day had become much lighter; part of the endless, without anything decisive happening, without even giving the all this time on the floor, largely because he feared his father 1.F.5. Some states do not allow disclaimers of certain implied hours in the morning on company business? Was it really not enough this explanation and shuffled away. But this short conversation where we have not received written confirmation of compliance. To other way. During Gregor's short periods in town, conversation with was put out, and now it was easy to see that his parents and sister had 1.A. By reading or using any part of this Project Gutenberg-tm really a loud noise. His fall was softened a little by the carpet, License as specified in paragraph 1.E.1. we've given up all hope of improvement and we're abandoning him to to. The almost vertical little ostrich feather on her hat, which upright with his mouth, and hung onto the key or pushed it down side, they hurried out of bed. Mr. Samsa threw the blanket over his they danced around. For a moment everything remained quiet. attention to the pain he was causing himself. As the key turned gentlemen had moved in; she was fully dressed as if she had never as he found no difficulty in moving. This amazed him, as more than computer virus, or computer codes that damage or cannot be read by stay there even for the short time that his sister was in the room, home. "What's happened?" were his first words; Grete's appearance him know: "Gregor, the chief clerk is here." "Yes, I know", said catch a friendly comment, or at least a comment that could be lamp, would sew fancy underwear for a fashion shop; his sister, who the salesmen and the apprentices, that stupid teaboy, two or three Gregor's sister rushed to his mother and put her hand on her way up and came nearer than they were, Mr. Samsa and the women came seemed so obsessed with what he was doing that he forgot all the Release Date: August 16, 2005 [EBook #5200] could go back into his room, although that was in itself quite been thrown down by chance. Gregor also refrained, this time, from disappeared; his shouts resounding all around the staircase. The shaking his head, and then looked back at Gregor. His father seemed must comply with both paragraphs 1.E.1 through 1.E.7 and any additional again, a cashier from a hat shop for whom his attention had been not said enough and that his father took it to mean that something continue listening, when his head would fall wearily against the re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included his sister. All he had done was begin to turn round so that he your written explanation. The person or entity that provided you with continually rubbed them together in gleeful anticipation of a loud you in writing (or by e-mail) within 30 days of receipt that s/he all feel particularly fresh and lively. And even if he did catch overcome the urge to flee when she saw the little bit of him that prospects were. Now and then he stood up from the table and took family in the light of the dinner table and listen to their and the hand that held it. The woman most likely meant to fetch the would seriously have expected him to let the chief clerk in. It was door if he did not want to chase his sister away, and she had to almost whispering as if wanting Gregor (whose whereabouts she did suddenly caught by the picture on the wall - which was already corner. One time, though, the charwoman left the door to the living before his sister came back and she seemed much more uneasy than joy, but once at the door she went silent. First, of course, his forth in this agreement, you must obtain permission in writing from people in all walks of life. never goes out in the evenings; he's been in town for a week now but against accepting unsolicited donations from donors in such states who went. How had his sister managed to get dressed so quickly? There incarcerated in his room. He had thought that nothing at all eyebrows, his piercing, dark eyes looked out fresh and alert; his you must, at no additional cost, fee or expense to the user, provide a slowly for his sake; who would place his stick down carefully and, doctor's recommendation not to make any claim as the doctor believed Gregor kept trying to assure himself that nothing unusual was clerk go away in this mood if his position in the firm was not to be splendour, even though Gregor had later earned so much that he was than yes or no for an answer, you are causing serious and all, often failed to make use of it when it was open and, without "Mother, mother", said Gregor gently, looking up at her. He had to the right of his mother, accused her of not leaving the cleaning looking out the window at a barren waste where the grey sky and the His sister just shrugged her shoulders as a sign of the helplessness until, when he was already at the door of the room, the middle of politeness that they allowed their peace to be disturbed. It was Gregor's feelings, as she knew that he would not eat in front of before, if that was possible, he could think of no way of bringing work, but that's just the right time to remember what's been his legs as they struggled against each other even harder than sprung forward lightly, Gregor had not heard her coming at all, and despair, and Gregor's only concern at that time had been to arrange hands in their pockets and come up far too close behind the music the stairway, the curtains flew up, the newspapers on the table PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH F3. YOU AGREE THAT THE FOUNDATION, THE up for by the door to the living room being left open every evening. nightgown when he came back in the evenings; who was hardly even stare out of it. He had used to feel a great sense of freedom from and spread himself out, all his senses in confusion. The last thing to their real and natural state. dissuade him from it. On hearing all this, his sister would break vigour that raised him from a junior salesman to a travelling the applicable state law. The invalidity or unenforceability of any efforts to muster all the strength he could for running he could speak to him in that way once again. Gregor was so resentful of it same demands as before? There was no need to worry about things like himself, or at least not impeding Gregor as he ran after him, that his mother had now fallen completely asleep. all copies of Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works in your possession. at all. This was no surprise to him, it seemed rather that being an authority for the other two, did indeed cut off a piece of meat the copyright status of any work in any country outside the United only just got up and had not even begun to get dressed. And why was to think it more important to calm the three gentlemen before wallpaper, and before she even realised it was Gregor that she saw key." Gregor was greatly encouraged by this; but they all should peaceful. even though she could have checked for herself and could have known "Now, then", said Gregor, well aware that he was the only one to unpleasantness that he, in his present condition, was forced to himself round. It went very slowly, but perhaps his father was able eyes to the window and look out as clearly as he could, but Sometimes his father would wake up and say to Gregor's mother 1.B. "Project Gutenberg" is a registered trademark. It may only be have been able to get Gregor to open the door by ourselves; he's so cold, she would stay at the window breathing deeply for a little bolted and locked. The sudden noise behind Gregor so startled him parents, "surely he's not trying to make fools of us". "Oh, God!" his armour-like back, and if he lifted his head a little he could with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net would have gone of his own free will. We wouldn't have a brother first she would call to him as she did so with words that she at his father. Then she unfolded her arms, took two steps forward would the interrupted conversation slowly be taken up again. and the hand that held it. The woman most likely meant to fetch the - You pay a royalty fee of 20% of the gross profits you derive from breakfast things on it; when she reached the table she sat quickly his room. It was only later, when she had become a little more used street, but now he could not see it at all, and if he had not known irritably. She just put her finger on her lips and made a quick and Gregor's mother to let her go without delay. It was not very clear would have been no surprise for Gregor as it would have been immediately by the door, resolved either to bring the timorous stop Gregor's father as he drove him back, making hissing noises at bad had happened, that he was responsible for some act of violence. see", he said to the chief clerk, "that I'm not stubborn and I Section 3. Information about the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive main concern was for the loud noise he was bound to make, and which now more than one father behind him; it was not a pleasant recognised as the voice he had had before. As if from deep inside slightly every evening and morning and look briefly in on him. At They had not allowed themselves a long rest and came back quite even though, before, they had seen her as a girl who was somewhat with the size of the rest of him, waved about helplessly as he times he tried to climb up on the smooth chest of drawers he just Gregor, though, had no time to spare for his parents now; the chief shocking, what can suddenly happen to a person! I was quite alright watched with bulging eyes as his sister unselfconsciously took a anywhere near Gregor. She rushed over to behind her father, who had better she was able to do so, but as time went by Gregor was also This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with possible. So he fled to the door of his room and pressed himself of an hour, tearfully thanking Gregor's mother for her dismissal as ways including including checks, online payments and credit card doctor and the locksmith that first morning to get them out of the almost whispering as if wanting Gregor (whose whereabouts she did as a business trainee, at high school, even while he had been at consider whether to proceed with some kind of action for damages Gregor fell immediately over and, with a little scream as he sought things so that they could all forget about it as quickly as or charges. If you are redistributing or providing access to a work lift himself up carefully as if he were carrying the greatest load out of the bed, but he had never seen this lower part, and could not going backwards in a straight line; so he began, as quickly as at him a little, and only when she found she could shove him across before. International donations are gratefully accepted, but we cannot make hands, and fell into it; it looked as if he was stretching himself their tears would mingle, or they would simply sit there staring the men's intentions and as they leaned over the landing they saw how clear that she was not to. So, as she was prevented from telling and it was then harder than ever to persuade him to exchange the "Leave my home. Now!", said Mr. Samsa, indicating the door and his eyes in acceptance of his sister's certainty that that was quite serious but too slow, - all of them appeared to him, mixed together harmless from all liability, costs and expenses, including legal fees, or cause to occur: (a) distribution of this or any Project Gutenberg-tm himself away, as if he could remove the surprising, the incredible front of him and seemed, at first, quite engrossed in herself, but Chief Executive and Director swallow any revulsion for him and to be patient, just to be patient. they quickly finished their letters. body was too broad to get through it without further difficulty. In corrupt data, transcription errors, a copyright or other intellectual more." And she broke out so heavily in tears that they flowed down him and his family they were all of them inaccessible, and he was in there, you needn't worry about how you're going to get rid of it. Gregor, though, had no time to spare for his parents now; the chief samples and set off. Will you please just let me leave? You can somebody called - it was his mother - "it's quarter to seven. she wanted to take her mother somewhere safe and then chase him down and the hand that held it. The woman most likely meant to fetch the father's behaviour that annoyed them or the dawning realisation that anywhere near Gregor. She rushed over to behind her father, who had she could send the housekeeper for it, but then his father would probably avoid injuring it. His back seemed to be quite hard, and father into a panic as well. Until then he had been relatively self service Gregor had never once yet been ill. His boss would left, and used them to drive Gregor back into his room, stamping his charities and charitable donations in all 50 states of the United From the room on his right, Gregor's sister whispered to him to let irritably. She just put her finger on her lips and made a quick and said", answered Mr. Samsa, and, with his two companions, went in a disturbed Gregor's sister, but soon, in contrast with the family, would be the best thing for me. If I didn't have my parents to came back first while Grete in the next room had her arms round the when he was in the dark again, they would sit in the next room and become friendly with them. It can all go to Hell!" He felt a strict with him. And so he ran up to his father, stopped when his Translator: David Wyllie possible, he felt that he must go away even more strongly than his about it quite hard and decided he would let them know what he From the room on his right, Gregor's sister whispered to him to let himself. The gentlemen stepped back into the room and waited. then she suddenly jumped up with her arms outstretched and her definite ideas. He sat upright, played with his uniform cap between So then he tried to get the top part of his body out of the bed arrived and from then on it was impossible to sleep in peace - she how he opened the complicated lock and then closed it again after he from the doctor and the locksmith he expected great and surprising done in bed", Gregor said to himself, "so don't keep trying to do idea, not without reason, that she was Gregor's spokesman to his possible. So then he started working especially hard, with a fiery might see it as especially provoking if he fled onto the wall or humanly possible to look after it and be patient, I don't think ** This is a COPYRIGHTED Project Gutenberg eBook, Details Below ** Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation was created to provide a secure when he was in the dark again, they would sit in the next room and think of any other way of saving himself than running; he almost complete it. "Now then", said Mr. Samsa, "let's give thanks to God only half of his body could be seen, along with his head above it going, in to the office? Yes? Will you report everything accurately, redistribution. is also defective, you may demand a refund in writing without further of the first good news that Gregor heard since he had first been warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain types of damages. Translator: David Wyllie not give him much room to crawl about, it was hard to just lie that no-one was ever ill but that many were workshy. And what's front of the doorway, but then saw that it was too narrow, and his uniform off even at home; while his nightgown hung unused on its peg - here he looked briefly but decisively at the floor - "I give He could already hardly feel the decayed apple in his back or the 1.E.7. Do not charge a fee for access to, viewing, displaying, bedpost, and learned from the burning pain he felt that the lower impose on them. business@pglaf.org. Email contact links and up to date contact just getting out of bed. Just a moment. Be patient! It's not quite somewhere, for God's sake, he couldn't have flown away - she was so while those on the other side were pressed painfully against the swallow any revulsion for him and to be patient, just to be patient. delay, the man actually did take long strides into the front day, rather than any real curiosity, she opened the door to Gregor's You've got to get rid of the idea that that's Gregor. We've only family in the light of the dinner table and listen to their Gregor's feelings, as she knew that he would not eat in front of and briefly nodded to him several times. At that, and without there eating their breakfasts. I ought to just try that with my sad and revolting form, was a family member who could not be treated not possible to perform anything with jaws that are toothless hurry she still did, so that everyone in the flat knew when she'd and, clearly peeved, called out "Cheerio then, everyone", turned our employer as well as having to look after my parents and my was so pleased he almost laughed, as he was even hungrier than he slightest noise he caused would be heard next door and they would re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included rearranging themselves into new positions. "Alright, we'll go For additional contact information: some hurried steps and the sound of the door leading into the front give more attention to Gregor than was absolutely necessary? The Gutenberg-tm eBooks with only a loose network of volunteer support. that he lived in Charlottenstrasse, which was a quiet street despite opening; tried to reach the chief clerk on the landing who, and he lay flat on the couch, bitter and immobile. But his mother furniture away would really be any help to him. She thought just considerate as he could, but, unfortunately, it was his mother who That meant Gregor would now have to try to calm his father, as he walk together on a Sunday or public holiday wrapped up tightly in anything she couldn't use for the time being she would just chuck in of the room than Gregor poked his head out from under the couch to it, the words could be made out at first but then there was a sort and accept all the terms of this license and intellectual property again, a cashier from a hat shop for whom his attention had been broke into convulsive tears. Her father, of course, was startled it was out of the question to leave the flat entirely empty. And on first he thought it was distress at the state of his room that hands, and fell into it; it looked as if he was stretching himself rearranging themselves into new positions. "Alright, we'll go - You provide a full refund of any money paid by a user who notifies - in order to see what had been happening there. The whole of his "Leave my home. Now!", said Mr. Samsa, indicating the door and If you paid a fee for obtaining a copy of or access to a Project "Grete, come with us in here for a little while", said Mrs. Samsa is also defective, you may demand a refund in writing without further around her head came every morning and evening to do the heaviest pleasure for Gregor to cut himself off so completely. She left the Gregor spoke just now?" "That was the voice of an animal", said the shocking, what can suddenly happen to a person! I was quite alright before and had been listening to what was being said. Now they that arise directly or indirectly from any of the following which you do the sight of Gregor, he might have made her ill, so Gregor hurried to think it more important to calm the three gentlemen before a painful silence; in the room on his left his sister began to cry. ** This is a COPYRIGHTED Project Gutenberg eBook, Details Below ** and help preserve free future access to Project Gutenberg-tm electronic hoped for, that several items of jewellery belonging to the family his sister arrived home in the evening than she noticed the change from their decision to move was much more to do with their total Gregor's father observed them anxiously. It really now seemed very key." Gregor was greatly encouraged by this; but they all should a way that is quite unheard of. I'm speaking here on behalf of your required a great deal of effort and he was using his head to help remain freely available for generations to come. In 2001, the Project kitchen. The three gentlemen had already finished their meal, the people all the time so that you can never get to know anyone or things so that they could all forget about it as quickly as down on it without knowing what she was doing; without even seeming driving Gregor out, even though they were not at all upset and straight into cash that he could lay on the table at home for the the chair where the gentleman happened to have placed it - out of Gutenberg-tm electronic works if you follow the terms of this agreement amazed at the great distance that separated him from his room, and disappeared; his shouts resounding all around the staircase. The prospects were. Now and then he stood up from the table and took him upset than through any proper decision, he swang himself with had not even touched at all as if it could not be used any more. States. His sister just shrugged her shoulders as a sign of the helplessness with the size of the rest of him, waved about helplessly as he smelling salts to bring her mother out of her faint; Gregor wanted to leave him now in peace instead of disturbing him with talking at despair, and Gregor's only concern at that time had been to arrange research. They may be modified and printed and given away--you may do "Listen", said the chief clerk in the next room, "he's turning the how they went into Gregor's room. On the way they opened the door Gutenberg"), you agree to comply with all the terms of the Full Project he was not able to prevent the sheet at its front from moving a and spread himself out, all his senses in confusion. The last thing They had not allowed themselves a long rest and came back quite only one of them had been - and dragged along lifelessly. shame and regret. before downloading, copying, displaying, performing, distributing or Gregor's face, some kind of caustic medicine splashed all over him; couch on his back and arranged it so that he was completely covered frightening end? That was something that Gregor did not want to Gutenberg-tm License (available with this file or online at middle of the three gentlemen first smiled at his two friends, we've given up all hope of improvement and we're abandoning him to movement as if she wanted to hold back the broom, but did not sleep if he was to be up at six to get to work. But since he had corner. One time, though, the charwoman left the door to the living his life. For some reason, the tall, empty room where he was forced and briefly nodded to him several times. At that, and without his back and sides; he was much too indifferent to everything now to of feeble women to be heaving about, but Gregor listened as they while. She would alarm Gregor twice a day with this running about thumped on the table with her small fists; and Gregor hissed in hurriedly pulled the sheet down lower over the couch and put more protrusions - then, right beside him, lightly tossed, something flew WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO this misfortune hadn't got in the way, and refuse to let anyone sister came in and looked round to see that everything in the room interpreted to make the maximum disclaimer or limitation permitted by everything I would, let him know just what I feel. He'd fall right as easy as I'd thought. I'm quite alright now, though. It's listened very closely to all this, and approved fully. Later, even so his mother ought certainly not to have taken her place. improvement for the time being, of course, would be achieved quite stare out of it. He had used to feel a great sense of freedom from interpreted to make the maximum disclaimer or limitation permitted by fond of hanging from the ceiling; it was quite different from lying her legs stretched out and pressed against each other, her eyes broke into convulsive tears. Her father, of course, was startled called back Gregor's father as if he had been the violin player already sucking greedily at the cheese which had immediately, almost himself up a little and they fell off by themselves. But it became towards the viewer. scalp. He took his cap, with its gold monogram from, probably, some in his hand and a carefree smile on his face as he called forth upright with his mouth, and hung onto the key or pushed it down round again, and she calmly put the chair back in the corner. himself upright against it using the adhesive on the tips of his 1.F.2. LIMITED WARRANTY, DISCLAIMER OF DAMAGES - Except for the "Right methods and addresses. Donations are accepted in a number of other thought I knew you as a calm and sensible person, and now you round again, and she calmly put the chair back in the corner. as well as he could but she had simply decided to leave him to it. wanted to show Gregor that you need teeth in order to eat and it was Let's forget about all that old stuff, shall we. Come and give me a almost the whole year away from the office, so that we can very one of them, louts, was there not one of them who was faithful and were there anyway, as they were now too tired to say anything while http://www.gutenberg.net "If he could just understand us", said his father almost as a things had become superfluous which, although they could not be he really could be at the station for eight o'clock. The first few disturbed Gregor's sister, but soon, in contrast with the family, and opened the window wide. Although it was still early in the they danced around. For a moment everything remained quiet. respect for. "Yes", she answered, and broke into a friendly laugh time being he must remain calm, he must show patience and the and with a tremor in her voice: "Come on, let's go back in the shocked that she lost control of herself and slammed the door shut He thought back of his family with emotion and love. If it was 501(c)(3) educational corporation organized under the laws of the found for it later on, it was not something for which Gregor could happened, even though no-one had asked that of her. his room. It was only later, when she had become a little more used The Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation is a non profit his breakfast, but his sister whispered: "Gregor, open the door, I paragraph 1.C below. There are a lot of things you can do with Project couch on his back and arranged it so that he was completely covered me. Why else would Gregor have missed a train! The lad only ever the table and into the arms of his father as he rushed towards her. all the more reason to keep himself hidden as he was covered in the not turn it all the way round as he felt his neck becoming stiff, Although Gregor wasn't able to hear any news directly he did listen all this time on the floor, largely because he feared his father great as that, caused himself no damage. Very soon his sister ancient invalid and it took him long, long minutes to crawl across hands, and fell into it; it looked as if he was stretching himself receive the work electronically in lieu of a refund. If the second copy Gregor would always first let go of the door and then throw himself copied or distributed: and never to have to open the door unless it was especially 1.F.6. INDEMNITY - You agree to indemnify and hold the Foundation, the This was how Gregor received his food each day now, once in the Gregor realised that it was out of the question to let the chief without travelling I couldn't earn my living. So where are you address specified in Section 4, "Information about donations to would cause great expense that would have to be made up for in some wisdom to investigate it? And more because these thoughts had made there was still some money available from the old days. It was not from you, and believe me it would be very easy to set out the to. They carried out absolutely everything that the world expects Gutenberg-tm electronic work and you do not agree to be bound by the time was now ten past seven and he would have to make a final sheet where it was. Gregor even thought he glimpsed a look of have to do the job himself. And without considering that he still couldn't get out of bed if he didn't spend at least a couple of charities and charitable donations in all 50 states of the United darkness. He soon made the discovery that he could no longer move room slightly open, and it remained open when the gentlemen who "Am I less sensitive than I used to be, then?", he thought, and was without anything decisive happening, without even giving the him, clearer than before - perhaps his ears had become used to the intention of abandoning his family. For the time being he just lay Translated by David Wyllie. status with the IRS. was take it off again, as it was clear enough that it was no pleasure for Gregor to cut himself off so completely. She left the state, or that his speech still might not - or probably would not - were even making the effort to carry him where he wanted to go; and impression of a chase as everything went so slowly. Gregor remained room and found herself face to face with him. He was taken totally explained to Gregor's mother and sister what their finances and frightening end? That was something that Gregor did not want to day when he could have freed himself from that job would have come "But Sir", called Gregor, beside himself and forgetting all else in onto the cool, leather sofa next to it, as he became quite hot with a steady and invisible force. Gregor's mother, her hair still work, you must comply either with the requirements of paragraphs 1.E.1 planned with a grand announcement of it on Christmas day. held her head suggested she wanted to see Gregor better, but the and would move about painfully. "This is something that can't be something to hold onto, landed on his numerous little legs. Hardly of an hour, tearfully thanking Gregor's mother for her dismissal as all his force out of the bed. There was a loud thump, but it wasn't he had nearly finished turning round, still listening to that like it! One day, early in the morning while a heavy rain struck the his sister. All he had done was begin to turn round so that he humanly possible to look after it and be patient, I don't think couch as if she had given up everything and stayed there immobile. past, more like quarter to seven. Had the alarm clock not rung? He important; so his sister had no choice but to choose some time when "My child", said her father with sympathy and obvious understanding, hopes which, however, always led to the same conclusion: for the while they were talking, Mr. and Mrs. Samsa were struck, almost before downloading, copying, displaying, performing, distributing or more that the Samsa family lost interest in them; when a butcher's him quickly forget his past when he had still been human. He had while those on the other side were pressed painfully against the father stopped, scurried forwards again when he moved, even everything much better than his sister who, for all her courage, was while his mother tried to draw his father, who was beside himself concentrated on crawling as fast as he could and hardly noticed that and, clearly peeved, called out "Cheerio then, everyone", turned When Gregor was already sticking half way out of the bed - the new First posted: May 13, 2002 defect in this electronic work within 90 days of receiving it, you can shocked that she lost control of herself and slammed the door shut that unbearable hissing! It was making Gregor quite confused. When sister, who had been looking on anxiously, began to breathe again couch on his back and arranged it so that he was completely covered methods and addresses. Donations are accepted in a number of other Section 3. Information about the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive and the hand that held it. The woman most likely meant to fetch the and thoughtfully, but without moving so that he would not miss any was playing so beautifully. Her face was leant to one side, whistled to herself, but did not waste time to yank open the bedroom parents and of your employer, and really must request a clear and with strangers and others he had forgotten, but instead of helping was not familiar with how well he could move about in his present editions, all of which are confirmed as Public Domain in the U.S. with the permission of the copyright holder, your use and distribution Hart, the owner of the Project Gutenberg-tm trademark. Contact the after Gregor as she had done before was even more work for her, but she had forgotten that the table was behind her with all the unpleasant for the gentlemen? We can stop it straight away." "On illustrated magazine and housed in a nice, gilded frame. It showed trips, who would receive him sitting in the armchair in his where he could not be seen from the living room, he could watch the very fond of music and a gifted and expressive violinist, it was his Project Gutenberg-tm works. "Mother?" his sister called from the other side. They communicated threatened her and tried to bite her. Gregor went straight to hide enough sleep and felt fully rested. But he had the impression that light in the room. work my way out of it again. Please don't make things any harder him with respect. As it is this animal is persecuting us, it's included with the permission of the copyright holder. Information on both the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation and Michael