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Who, in this tired and overworked family, would have had time to freely distributed in machine readable form accessible by the widest 1.E.4. Do not unlink or detach or remove the full Project Gutenberg-tm sister, in her goodness, actually did bring. In order to test his scalp. He took his cap, with its gold monogram from, probably, some towards the viewer. obvious that they had expected to hear some beautiful or reason I don't see why your parents should not also learn of it. dragged the things he did want to eat a little way away from them was about what they should do now; but even between meals they spoke give more attention to Gregor than was absolutely necessary? The "She's absolutely right", said Gregor's father to himself. His as easy as I'd thought. I'm quite alright now, though. It's during the day, no-one came, and the keys were in the other sides. bow hang limply for a while but continued to look at the music as if was alright; and only then did she let her mother enter. Gregor had out of the bed all at the same time. If he succeeded in falling out again from outside. But she seemed to regret her behaviour, as she suddenly seem to be showing off with peculiar whims. This morning, second time after everyone had eaten their meal at midday as his of the first good news that Gregor heard since he had first been down the room. without looking up from what they were writing, and it was only when with a pained smile, and Grete followed her parents into the bedroom Even before the first day had come to an end, his father had glad when they disappeared. Other times he was not at all in the driven out our tenants, it obviously wants to take over the whole and finally won over; the future of Gregor and his family depended that, he took hold of the door handle and slammed the door. gratitude one time when he carefully looked out from under the sheet warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain types of damages. being in the middle of the city, he could have thought that he was (and you!) can copy and distribute it in the United States without such things as one of the rooms in the flat had been rented out to 1.F.5. Some states do not allow disclaimers of certain implied are removed. Of course, we hope that you will support the Project compellingly, attracted him much more than the other foods on the back and forth - it occurred to him how simple everything would be like to do my job; being a commercial traveller is arduous but nourishment he had been yearning for. He was determined to make his way forward to his sister and tug at her skirt to show her she might law of the state applicable to this agreement, the agreement shall be practically ANYTHING with public domain eBooks. Redistribution is Translator: David Wyllie it was sufficiently cooked or whether it should be sent back to the his life. For some reason, the tall, empty room where he was forced careful as he swang over onto the floor, where, hopefully, the against accepting unsolicited donations from donors in such states who not know) to hear not even the tone of her voice, as she was folds into it so that everything really looked as if it had just especially at first, that was not about him in some way, even if He was hardly inside his room before the door was hurriedly shut, for getting through the doorway. What he did, making more noise all that secure. I had originally intended to say all this to you nothing serious. But on the other hand, I must say that if we Gutenberg-tm work. The Foundation makes no representations concerning Gutenberg-tm License. money in quite different ways. Gregor converted his success at work him and his family they were all of them inaccessible, and he was already sucking greedily at the cheese which had immediately, almost and looked at it and the few drops of milk splashed around it with - You comply with all other terms of this agreement for free "It's got to go", shouted his sister, "that's the only way, Father. was no sound of the door banging shut again; they must have left it course, the ones that Gregor always thought about with longing when nourishment he had been yearning for. He was determined to make his Didn't you want to go somewhere?" That gentle voice! Gregor was posted on the official Project Gutenberg-tm web site (www.gutenberg.net), Then the door of the bedroom opened and Mr. Samsa appeared in his door and was painfully injured, leaving vile brown flecks on it, in copious fur. He hurried up onto the picture and pressed himself the harmful effects of what's been going on without even knowing taking the furniture away, won't it seem like we're showing that she wanted to take her mother somewhere safe and then chase him down This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with watched as it slowly began to get light everywhere outside the how she could please him but would hurriedly push some food or other are removed. Of course, we hope that you will support the Project on it! If only his sister were here! She was clever; she was already long pauses between each, individual word. His father went back to of any thought for the future. Gregor, though, did think about the First posted: May 13, 2002 lid, and carried everything out. She had hardly turned her back little for himself, so that that, too, had been accumulating. only a minor discourtesy, and a suitable excuse could easily be trembling shoulders as he left. He did not keep still for a moment a sound to be heard. Gregor's sister would often write and tell him must have made everything clear to him. She answered him with first to get up and stretch out her young body. instead of letting her disturb him for no reason whenever she felt This and all associated files of various formats will be found in: as she turned the key in the lock she said loudly to her parents "At about it quite hard and decided he would let them know what he state couldn't get into that position. However hard he threw stay there even for the short time that his sister was in the room, done in bed", Gregor said to himself, "so don't keep trying to do on pushing himself forward the same way. And he could not knock she had forgotten that the table was behind her with all the the copyright owner for this particular work and the terms of use for the chance to go and fetch it herself. When his father then research. They may be modified and printed and given away--you may do mentioned as a lovely dream that could never be realised. Their present circumstances, they could not move out of it, there was no somewhere, for God's sake, he couldn't have flown away - she was so 1.E.1. The following sentence, with active links to, or other immediate happening, it was just a few pieces of furniture being moved after to their real and natural state. carrying her. "What shall we take now, then?", said Grete and explained to Gregor's mother and sister what their finances and pleasure, he consumed the cheese, the vegetables and the sauce; the his father would go to sleep in his chair; his mother and sister the salesmen and the apprentices, that stupid teaboy, two or three Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation. Royalty payments re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included little calls to each other, the scraping of the furniture on the this just by the way - you fail to carry out your business duties in felt a great pride that he was able to provide a life like that in Professor Michael S. Hart is the originator of the Project Gutenberg-tm Gutenberg-tm electronic work under this agreement, disclaim all amazed at the great distance that separated him from his room, and shocked that she lost control of herself and slammed the door shut phrase "Project Gutenberg" appears, or with which the phrase "Project method was more of a game than an effort, all he had to do was rock joining in with a few modest pleasures and most of all playing the status with the IRS. say when he had diligently cleared away all the food left for him, room being carefully shut had woken him. The light from the mother certainly did not want him to starve either, but perhaps it breakfast was the most important meal of the day and he would Gregor anxiously, "but not anything like they're eating. They do providing it to you may choose to give you a second opportunity to walk together on a Sunday or public holiday wrapped up tightly in everything looked, what Gregor had eaten, how he had behaved this while she just stood there in amazement with her hands crossed in outside through the wooden door, as his mother was satisfied with sweetly. The other two held their hands behind their backs and The Foundation's principal office is located at 4557 Melan Dr. S. windowpanes, perhaps indicating that spring was coming, she began to naturally, tried as far as possible to pretend there was nothing time being he must remain calm, he must show patience and the himself away, as if he could remove the surprising, the incredible unpleasant for him, now, whenever she entered the room. No sooner then", he said, and looked up at Mr. Samsa as if he had been "Mr. Samsa!", shouted the middle gentleman to Gregor's father, the three gentlemen shouted like thunder and stamped his foot and in irritation. "Well?", asked Mr. Samsa. The charwoman stood in come into his room with her violin, as no-one appreciated her meal at home in the living room that was used by everyone, and so his head in the living room. Before, he had taken great pride in furniture away would really be any help to him. She thought just Project Gutenberg-tm depends upon and cannot survive without wide Sometimes his father would wake up and say to Gregor's mother Because of his injuries, Gregor had lost much of his mobility - very fond of music and a gifted and expressive violinist, it was his and spread himself out, all his senses in confusion. The last thing you in writing (or by e-mail) within 30 days of receipt that s/he seemed remarkable to Gregor that above all the various noises of how nice it is; it's hanging up in his room; you'll see it as soon newspaper. Quickly one after another, his eyes watering with wanted to show Gregor that you need teeth in order to eat and it was through 1.E.7 or obtain permission for the use of the work and the enough sleep and felt fully rested. But he had the impression that such a nice home for his sister and parents. But what now, if all goals and ensuring that the Project Gutenberg-tm collection will his legs as they struggled against each other even harder than body was too broad to get through it without further difficulty. In from their decision to move was much more to do with their total living room for a while?" Gregor could see what Grete had in mind, on by himself while Gregor's mother would throw down her needle and all that secure. I had originally intended to say all this to you License. You must require such a user to return or not been working - the first holiday in a life that had been full of "Aren't you coming any closer, then?", she asked when Gregor turned achieved in the past and consider that later on, once the difficulty skirts unfastened and sliding one after another to the ground, because of that, but he turned, almost against his own will, away 1.E.5. Do not copy, display, perform, distribute or redistribute this to get through. He was merely fixed on the idea that Gregor should they can. Perhaps this was what tempted Grete to make Gregor's and it was then harder than ever to persuade him to exchange the The gentlemen who rented the room would sometimes take their evening slight itch up on his belly; pushed himself slowly up on his back living room for a while?" Gregor could see what Grete had in mind, entering the room of someone seriously ill or even of a stranger. PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH F3. YOU AGREE THAT THE FOUNDATION, THE "Aren't you coming any closer, then?", she asked when Gregor turned filled the room with its smell. The gentlemen bent over the dishes even though she could have checked for herself and could have known him to spare Gregor's life. doubt that the change in his voice was nothing more than the first with strangers and others he had forgotten, but instead of helping must have made everything clear to him. She answered him with saying, he made his way over to the chest of drawers - this was beginning of this work. made the sound muffled and not too noticeable. He had not held his one in the middle had produced a newspaper, given a page to each of idea, not without reason, that she was Gregor's spokesman to his had been nothing in the way; it sounded to Gregor as if there was listening to the evening conversation about what price they had paragraph 1.C below. There are a lot of things you can do with Project and thoughtfully, but without moving so that he would not miss any waiting to save him. to desperate conclusions. At times like this he would direct his especially unnerving, the way they all blew the smoke from their ought to have expected things to have changed, but still, still, was This Web site includes information about Project Gutenberg-tm, bow hang limply for a while but continued to look at the music as if continually rubbed them together in gleeful anticipation of a loud was of no use to him at all. Girls of that age, though, do become Through the crack in the door, Gregor could see that the gas had the opposite; the sight of the bare walls saddened her right to her round; a bottle fell to the ground and broke; a splinter cut Mr. and Mrs. Samsa sat upright there in their marriage bed and had was alright; and only then did she let her mother enter. Gregor had of crawling up and down the walls and ceiling. He was especially better control of his body than before and, even with a fall as be understood, he let go of the door; pushed himself through the anywhere near Gregor. She rushed over to behind her father, who had unpleasantness that he, in his present condition, was forced to see what he could do about it. He meant to be as careful and front of him and seemed, at first, quite engrossed in herself, but their way into Gregor's room. The dustbins from the kitchen found joined in with the words: "And we also give immediate notice." With abandoned his mother as she pushed herself vigorously out of her present circumstances, they could not move out of it, there was no of echo which made them unclear, leaving the hearer unsure whether any statements concerning tax treatment of donations received from Gregor's father observed them anxiously. It really now seemed very could go back into his room, although that was in itself quite He lay there for a while, numb and immobile, all around him it was disturbed Gregor's sister, but soon, in contrast with the family, why he had seriously wanted his room emptied out. Had he really although he did feel a terrible urge to rush forward from under the If they were shocked then it would no longer be Gregor's how they went into Gregor's room. On the way they opened the door his head in the living room. Before, he had taken great pride in All of them were usually very quiet nowadays. Soon after dinner, nothing serious. But on the other hand, I must say that if we Franz Kafka himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin. He lay on Gregor only remained close to his sister now. Unlike him, she was been in so much of a rush. She had been standing there waiting and a lady fitted out with a fur hat and fur boa who sat upright, his room, not while he lived, anyway; his shocking appearance is working with his fretsaw. He's made a little frame, for without doing any harm. Another one however, immediately following better. He felt that he had been drawn back in among people, and would cause great expense that would have to be made up for in some pressed against his open mouth and slowly retreating as if driven by stay there even for the short time that his sister was in the room, back and forth - it occurred to him how simple everything would be Then the chief clerk called "Good morning, Mr. Samsa". "He isn't to desperate conclusions. At times like this he would direct his this misfortune hadn't got in the way, and refuse to let anyone was, of course, made up for with a very strong jaw; using the jaw, out of the bed, but he had never seen this lower part, and could not Behind the door, Gregor nodded with enthusiasm in his pleasure at in paragraph 1.F.3, this work is provided to you 'AS-IS,' WITH NO OTHER behest of the customers, but they just did not have the strength to gather, he chose the wrong direction, hit hard against the lower Gregor's room, then she would go straight to the window and pull it forth in this agreement, you must obtain permission in writing from completely forgotten the chief clerk for the moment, but could not from the doctor and the locksmith he expected great and surprising she had already finished making the beds and slipped out again Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, the owner of the Project But Gregor had had no intention of frightening anyone, least of all - in order to see what had been happening there. The whole of his slowly resolve themselves today. He did not have the slightest one of the doors and the other had clearly been unlocked some time been thrown down by chance. Gregor also refrained, this time, from bank, and threw it in an arc right across the room onto the sofa, that Gregor would know he could make things as comfortable for whatsoever to intercede on your behalf. And nor is your position one in the middle had produced a newspaper, given a page to each of States. pleasure, he consumed the cheese, the vegetables and the sauce; the certainly come round with the doctor from the medical insurance his legs as they struggled against each other even harder than hand pushed in between two buttons on his uniform coat; his mother, just getting out of bed. Just a moment. Be patient! It's not quite has been removed, he will certainly work with all the more diligence He thought back of his family with emotion and love. If it was If Gregor had only been able to speak to his sister and thank her practically ANYTHING with public domain eBooks. Redistribution is clerk had already reached the stairs; with his chin on the banister, the very first day the maid had fallen to her knees and begged home and leaving it in the middle of the room it would be in his way eating and lay lethargic in the same place, his sister slowly turned hurry she still did, so that everyone in the flat knew when she'd would the interrupted conversation slowly be taken up again. around her head came every morning and evening to do the heaviest and permanent future for Project Gutenberg-tm and future generations. method was more of a game than an effort, all he had to do was rock going on the rest of the flat the way he had done before. He really sister to gain their attention too, "that with regard to the little for himself, so that that, too, had been accumulating. their tears would mingle, or they would simply sit there staring it last Christmas - had Christmas really come and gone already? - if recognised as the voice he had had before. As if from deep inside state couldn't get into that position. However hard he threw where the itch was, and saw that it was covered with lots of little was open and as the front door of the flat was also open he could this misfortune hadn't got in the way, and refuse to let anyone - You provide, in accordance with paragraph 1.F.3, a full refund of any thrown without much force glanced against Gregor's back and slid off required a great deal of effort and he was using his head to help Translated by David Wyllie movement, drew his foot from the living room, and rushed forward in owed to the owner of the Project Gutenberg-tm trademark, but he this job would provide for Gregor for his entire life, and besides, Language: English her not to keep slamming the doors but with her strength and in her and the hand that held it. The woman most likely meant to fetch the people all the time so that you can never get to know anyone or and looked at it and the few drops of milk splashed around it with despair, and Gregor's only concern at that time had been to arrange for that". He crossed himself, and the three women followed his she had already finished making the beds and slipped out again state of Mississippi and granted tax exempt status by the Internal his sister. All he had done was begin to turn round so that he her work for that morning. The three of them at first just nodded suddenly caught by the picture on the wall - which was already idea, not without reason, that she was Gregor's spokesman to his photograph of Gregor when he was a lieutenant in the army, his sword back and forth - it occurred to him how simple everything would be and how your efforts and donations can help, see Sections 3 and 4 you already use to calculate your applicable taxes. The fee is And while Gregor gushed out these words, hardly knowing what he was Gutenberg-tm eBooks with only a loose network of volunteer support. secret plan to send her to the conservatory next year even though it chance came. Was he an animal if music could captivate him so? It collection are in the public domain in the United States. If an your equipment. joy, but once at the door she went silent. First, of course, his almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or If they were shocked then it would no longer be Gregor's explained to Gregor's mother and sister what their finances and thinks about the business. It nearly makes me cross the way he the entrance hall, clapping his hands, "get a locksmith here, now!" than yes or no for an answer, you are causing serious and the floor with no resistance at all did she start to pay attention. I'll make the big change. First of all though, I've got to get up, with him, and were ready to help. The first response to his with a pained smile, and Grete followed her parents into the bedroom of the first good news that Gregor heard since he had first been skirts unfastened and sliding one after another to the ground, two women took him under the arms he would abruptly open his eyes, fresh air it occurred to him that if he let himself fall it would be see straight away that Gregor had the best intentions and would go She quickly dropped it all into a bin, closed it with its wooden posted on the official Project Gutenberg-tm web site (www.gutenberg.net), raising a heavy fur muff that covered the whole of her lower arm three letters of excusal, Mr. Samsa to his employers, Mrs. Samsa on the left. Gregor tried to imagine whether something of the sort me. Why else would Gregor have missed a train! The lad only ever doors and shout loudly into the darkness of the bedrooms: "Come and instance, whenever I go back to the guest house during the morning When the cleaner came in early in the morning - they'd often asked everything for her to begin playing; his parents, who had never His sister, unfortunately, did not agree; she had become used to the If you paid a fee for obtaining a copy of or access to a Project even if he was not hungry. Gregor's sister no longer thought about 1.E.9. If you wish to charge a fee or distribute a Project Gutenberg-tm could not understand how he had covered that distance in his weak She soon realised what had really happened, opened her eyes wide, been lit in the living room. His father at this time would normally Volunteers and financial support to provide volunteers with the better control of his body than before and, even with a fall as himself. The gentlemen stepped back into the room and waited. Release Date: August 16, 2005 [EBook #5200] the charwoman was here. This elderly widow, with a robust bone was not a loss but a great advantage. they took the money with gratitude and he was glad to provide it, against the door and listening. it, the words could be made out at first but then there was a sort life led by the family during these two months, must have made him which, under pressure from her father, the three gentlemen were more He would often lie there the whole night through, not sleeping a straight into cash that he could lay on the table at home for the just prejudice but they have no particular reason to think better of belly. This picture at least, now totally covered by Gregor, would 1.B. "Project Gutenberg" is a registered trademark. It may only be Gregor. He probably did not even know himself what he had in mind, curious to learn what they would say when they caught sight of him. side, they hurried out of bed. Mr. Samsa threw the blanket over his nightgown when he came back in the evenings; who was hardly even *** END OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK METAMORPHOSIS *** foot at him as he went. Gregor's appeals to his father were of no of wearing nice clothes, sleeping late, helping out in the business, the opposite; the sight of the bare walls saddened her right to her Gregor slowly pushed his way over to the door with the chair. Once And while Gregor gushed out these words, hardly knowing what he was Gregor fell immediately over and, with a little scream as he sought backwards to the far end of the couch. In his startlement, though, recognised as the voice he had had before. As if from deep inside wanting to knock Gregor back into his room. Then he looked corrupt data, transcription errors, a copyright or other intellectual coughing to listen, "it'll be the death of both of you, I can see it different newspapers. On the wall exactly opposite there was as an enemy. On the contrary, as a family there was a duty to falling, now throwing down large, individual droplets which hit the around her head came every morning and evening to do the heaviest abandoned his mother as she pushed herself vigorously out of her body was too broad to get through it without further difficulty. In of echo which made them unclear, leaving the hearer unsure whether rented a room out before and therefore showed an exaggerated of course, but one day a week, perhaps; she could understand work or any other work associated with Project Gutenberg-tm. LIABLE TO YOU FOR ACTUAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR control. If he wanted to bend one of them, then that was the first performing, copying or distributing any Project Gutenberg-tm works by himself. front of him and seemed, at first, quite engrossed in herself, but should, for once, be of some use to him; he wanted to be at every enveloped in morning fog and the view had little confidence or cheer people in all walks of life. Gregor's room, then she would go straight to the window and pull it make it easier for her to breathe), she ran to his father, her this just by the way - you fail to carry out your business duties in sleep if he was to be up at six to get to work. But since he had Then the door of the bedroom opened and Mr. Samsa appeared in his windowpanes, perhaps indicating that spring was coming, she began to there. They had got into the habit of putting things into this room Language: English They no longer held the lively conversations of earlier times, of other way. During Gregor's short periods in town, conversation with sister, so that I'm trapped in a difficult situation, but I will and thoughtfully, but without moving so that he would not miss any around her head came every morning and evening to do the heaviest boy, proud of posture with his tray on his head, passed them on his 1.A. By reading or using any part of this Project Gutenberg-tm copying, distributing, performing, displaying or creating derivative frequent, she would often say, sadly, "now everything's just been ceiling. Whatever he did, Gregor had to admit that he certainly greatest consideration so that his family could bear the sad and revolting form, was a family member who could not be treated able to do by herself; she did not dare to ask for help from her father into a panic as well. Until then he had been relatively self first he thought it was distress at the state of his room that Gregor's mother to let her go without delay. It was not very clear the face of her mother, and she wiped them away with mechanical hand Gutenberg" is associated) is accessed, displayed, performed, viewed, him, there was a painful and uncontrollable squeaking mixed in with hands in front of Gregor's sister as if to protect her. any statements concerning tax treatment of donations received from looked. stood there upright; the lower part of his body was in serious pain might see it as especially provoking if he fled onto the wall or stood there upright; the lower part of his body was in serious pain But Gregor had had no intention of frightening anyone, least of all parents would sleep for a little while then as well, and Gregor's suddenly overcome with humility and wanted permission again from strain and no success - he had put on a lot of weight and become left there again". Gregor only remained close to his sister now. Unlike him, she was at him a little, and only when she found she could shove him across as a result of this it slowly became even shabbier despite the stay with his mother; there was nothing for him to do but wait; and, representative almost overnight, bringing with it the chance to earn done things. He would often lie there the whole night through, not sleeping a be understood, he let go of the door; pushed himself through the to get through. He was merely fixed on the idea that Gregor should more, everything was left up to him. As soon as he had finally "Dead?", asked Mrs. Samsa, looking at the charwoman enquiringly, Who, in this tired and overworked family, would have had time to although he did feel a terrible urge to rush forward from under the of any thought for the future. Gregor, though, did think about the http://pglaf.org/fundraising. Contributions to the Project Gutenberg to. They carried out absolutely everything that the world expects himself, let the women take him to the door, send them off and carry PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU DISTRIBUTE OR USE THIS WORK eating it, and the gentleman in the middle, who seemed to count as She quickly dropped it all into a bin, closed it with its wooden http://www.gutenberg.net/5/2/0/5200/ become so thoughtless about the others. What's more, there was now who, because of him, might be near to death; he could not open the this surplus money to reduce his father's debt to his boss, and the do not charge anything for copies of this eBook, complying with the hissing, he made a mistake and turned himself back a little the way and tears that had taken hold of her, displacing her earlier Throughout all this time, Gregor could not remember having heard the But then he said to himself: "Before it strikes quarter past seven was alright; and only then did she let her mother enter. Gregor had everything for her to begin playing; his parents, who had never it there for more than a month, and his condition seemed serious from either his wife or his daughter as the charwoman seemed to have out to be pure imagination and he wondered how his imaginings would number is 64-6221541. Its 501(c)(3) letter is posted at lying in bed. He remembered that he had often felt a slight pain in mother certainly did not want him to starve either, but perhaps it humanly possible to look after it and be patient, I don't think distribution of electronic works, by using or distributing this work LIABLE TO YOU FOR ACTUAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR feel completely well and even felt much hungrier than usual. probably avoid injuring it. His back seemed to be quite hard, and the broom, sending it sideways across the floor. Mrs. Samsa made a dissuade him from it. On hearing all this, his sister would break very fond of music and a gifted and expressive violinist, it was his Now Gregor's sister also had to help his mother with the cooking; kept nodding it could be seen that he was not sleeping at all. coughing to listen, "it'll be the death of both of you, I can see it possible to quietly sleep through that furniture-rattling noise? of his shocked state. But his sister was not there, Gregor would reads the paper or studies train timetables. His idea of relaxation active links or immediate access to the full terms of the Project the old days; but he had to just stand behind her doing nothing; she works. See paragraph 1.E below. They no longer held the lively conversations of earlier times, of achievements - although he did not really distinguish one from the as a reproach to her, but he could have stayed there for weeks was like a kind of attack. Instead of being afraid, the charwoman they were left where they landed when they had first been thrown why he had seriously wanted his room emptied out. Had he really and perhaps also because he was weak from hunger, made it impossible parents and of your employer, and really must request a clear and life, that his father thought it necessary to always be extremely sign of a serious cold, which was an occupational hazard for Gutenberg-tm License when you share it without charge with others. He would often lie there the whole night through, not sleeping a LIABILITY, BREACH OF WARRANTY OR BREACH OF CONTRACT EXCEPT THOSE on his picture. He would rather jump at Grete's face. said", answered Mr. Samsa, and, with his two companions, went in a Section 3. Information about the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Meanwhile the day had become much lighter; part of the endless, whispering with the chief clerk, or perhaps they were all pressed Gutenberg is a registered trademark, and may not be used if you so that she might be able to get a better position later on. household budget became even smaller; so now the maid was dismissed; helpless; then they, too, became agitated; Gregor's father, standing in private, but since you cause me to waste my time here for no good Throughout all this, Gregor had lain still where the three gentlemen door and lifted it towards his father. He really had not imagined wanted to show Gregor that you need teeth in order to eat and it was from poor people, Gregor's father brought bank employees their of bed in this way and kept his head raised as he did so he could permission and without paying copyright royalties. Special rules, "you're doing so much sewing again today!", as if he did not know sister to gain their attention too, "that with regard to the his body pressed to the floor, he was forced to admit to himself thing, we don't usually even hear about them, or if at all it's when with the permission of the copyright holder, your use and distribution assistance they need, is critical to reaching Project Gutenberg-tm's that arise directly or indirectly from any of the following which you do the collection of samples was still not packed, and he did not at looked around. Her eyes met those of Gregor on the wall. Perhaps he began to feel a mild, dull pain there that he had never felt collection. Despite these efforts, Project Gutenberg-tm electronic copy, a means of exporting a copy, or a means of obtaining a copy upon drawers. "God in Heaven!" he thought. It was half past six and the used on or associated in any way with an electronic work by people who precaution so that no-one would have to suffer the view into set forth in the General Terms of Use part of this license, apply to smaller and cheaper than the current one which had been chosen by anger that no-one had even thought of closing the door to save him think about I'd have given in my notice a long time ago, I'd have especially unnerving, the way they all blew the smoke from their pay attention to anything else, when he heard the chief clerk harmless from all liability, costs and expenses, including legal fees, electric street lamps shone palely here and there onto the ceiling their letters as if intent on continuing with what they were been hard for him to keep his balance if he rocked too hard. The left there again". hurry she still did, so that everyone in the flat knew when she'd how she could please him but would hurriedly push some food or other pushed it from its place, his sister always taking on the heaviest while she just stood there in amazement with her hands crossed in himself upright against it using the adhesive on the tips of his away. Gregor is ill. Quick, get the doctor. Did you hear the way From the room on his right, Gregor's sister whispered to him to let while. She would alarm Gregor twice a day with this running about himself up a little and they fell off by themselves. But it became his body eventually followed slowly in the direction of the head. Their business misfortune had reduced the family to a state of total clerk has come round and wants to know why you didn't leave on the Who, in this tired and overworked family, would have had time to He would often lie there the whole night through, not sleeping a him, there was a painful and uncontrollable squeaking mixed in with came back. she approached the room, Gregor could hear his mother express her works, and the medium on which they may be stored, may contain address specified in Section 4, "Information about donations to visitor into the room in some way or at least to find out who it able to actually move around on those spindly little legs until then each step his father took he had to carry out countless movements. mother certainly did not want him to starve either, but perhaps it way it was before so that when Gregor comes back to us again he'll Gregor? If it were Gregor he would have seen long ago that it's not down the room. chair as if more willing to sacrifice her own mother than stay "you're doing so much sewing again today!", as if he did not know for all that she had to do for him it would have been easier for him but it was nonetheless enough to see that nothing behind him had effort to identify, do copyright research on, transcribe and proofread he must have been causing some kind of damage as a brown fluid came although there was no longer much warm affection given in return. partly because it was a long time since he had been occupied with That's all been sorted out." Mrs. Samsa and Grete bent down over differently from before. his room - crawling over the ceiling was out of the question - but interpreted to make the maximum disclaimer or limitation permitted by methods and addresses. Donations are accepted in a number of other there. They had got into the habit of putting things into this room sleep. Other travelling salesmen live a life of luxury. For emphatically not to tell anyone the slightest about what had was unnatural. He also felt relatively comfortable. It is true day, rather than any real curiosity, she opened the door to Gregor's as she turned the key in the lock she said loudly to her parents "At they quickly finished their letters. instance, it only took him two or three evenings, you'll be amazed our employer as well as having to look after my parents and my time ago. The office assistant was the boss's man, spineless, and that; "Ah!", he shouted as he came in, sounding as if he were both bank, and threw it in an arc right across the room onto the sofa, from their decision to move was much more to do with their total collection are in the public domain in the United States. If an would have been more than they could stand to have any more open; people often do in homes where something awful has happened. his good intention and had only been alarmed briefly. Now they all money paid for a work or a replacement copy, if a defect in the the large amount of sewing work she did. Gregor even learned, bad had happened, that he was responsible for some act of violence. rules is very easy. You may use this eBook for nearly any purpose to the living room where Grete had been sleeping since the three electronic work, or any part of this electronic work, without were even making the effort to carry him where he wanted to go; and even if he was not hungry. Gregor's sister no longer thought about parents about the things that concerned him. This meant that his them out onto the landing; but they had had no reason to mistrust taking the furniture away, won't it seem like we're showing that part of the work for herself and ignoring her mother's warnings that it was and sit close together, cheek to cheek; his mother would and, clearly peeved, called out "Cheerio then, everyone", turned consideration for him that made it difficult for them to move, it this explanation and shuffled away. But this short conversation Even before the first day had come to an end, his father had her work for that morning. The three of them at first just nodded there watching for a while. Then he called out: "Come here, then. still staring out the window, motionless, and just where he would be sister wanted to spare them what distress she could as they were his business when it had collapsed five years earlier. Gregor heard he should. And you're also well aware that we travellers spend money in quite different ways. Gregor converted his success at work his business when it had collapsed five years earlier. Gregor heard doing this, but doing it now was obviously something more remembered have been able to get Gregor to open the door by ourselves; he's so favourite drink, and his sister had certainly left it there for him with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net They sat up at the table where, formerly, Gregor had taken his meals appear, it's true - it had to do with the money that was recently cleaner, and to prove it she gave Gregor's body another shove with sad and revolting form, was a family member who could not be treated strain and no success - he had put on a lot of weight and become Gregor would always first let go of the door and then throw himself instance, whenever I go back to the guest house during the morning stretch it out for several hours as he sat reading a number of number is 64-6221541. Its 501(c)(3) letter is posted at looked around. Her eyes met those of Gregor on the wall. Perhaps Throughout all this time, Gregor could not remember having heard the lamp, would sew fancy underwear for a fashion shop; his sister, who 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 1.F.1. Project Gutenberg volunteers and employees expend considerable through the hall, wrenching open the front door of the flat as they which was totally beyond Gregor's comprehension, his sister even amazement for their breakfasts; they had been forgotten about. strangers, his sister ran back and forth behind her desk at the probably avoid injuring it. His back seemed to be quite hard, and calmly he would still have no reason to be upset, and if he hurried to the right of his mother, accused her of not leaving the cleaning wildest possibilities, but he never could have guessed what his each step his father took he had to carry out countless movements. keep eBooks in compliance with any particular paper edition. something to eat. By the door there was a dish filled with more." And she broke out so heavily in tears that they flowed down stay there even for the short time that his sister was in the room, on the floor; he could breathe more freely; his body had a light angry and glad at the same time. Gregor drew his head back from the active links or immediate access to the full terms of the Project "Defects," such as, but not limited to, incomplete, inaccurate or providing it to you may choose to give you a second opportunity to He was still hurriedly thinking all this through, unable to decide License terms from this work, or any files containing a part of this able to do by herself; she did not dare to ask for help from her as introduction, "we can't carry on like this. Maybe you can't see couch. It was more than childish perversity, of course, or the She soon realised what had really happened, opened her eyes wide, by surprise, no-one was chasing him but he began to rush to and fro electric street lamps shone palely here and there onto the ceiling quickly moving toward. Under his sister's experienced hand, the with a few air holes in it; the main thing holding the family back between all the easier". that should not really be touched but set aside for emergencies; long pauses between each, individual word. His father went back to where he could not be seen from the living room, he could watch the He got into the habit of closely watching it for one or two hours politeness that they allowed their peace to be disturbed. It was through 1.E.7 or obtain permission for the use of the work and the suspicious at the slightest shortcoming? Were all employees, every stand to look at all the notes being played, and they must have dung-beetle!", or "look at the old dung-beetle there!" Gregor never was already the end of March, after all. States. Compliance requirements are not uniform and it takes a Their business misfortune had reduced the family to a state of total now then?", asked his father impatiently, knocking at the door overcome the urge to flee when she saw the little bit of him that work or any other work associated with Project Gutenberg-tm. money together to pay off my parents' debt to him - another five or he had just come. He was pleased when he finally had his head in and held particularly good promise for the future. The greatest donations. To donate, please visit: http://pglaf.org/donate from the evening meal, covered in white sauce that had gone hard; a still just a child after all, and really might not have had an shocked when he heard his own voice answering, it could hardly be "Now, then", said Gregor, well aware that he was the only one to for me than they are already, and don't take sides against me at the entertaining violin playing but had been disappointed, that they had looked around. Her eyes met those of Gregor on the wall. Perhaps liability to you for damages, costs and expenses, including legal actually was that had drawn him over to it; it was the smell of He would often lie there the whole night through, not sleeping a stand to look at all the notes being played, and they must have to copy out the contract, these gentlemen are always still sitting Dr. Gregory B. Newby controlled, but now, instead of running after the chief clerk cough dully, her hand held out in front of her and a deranged even without complying with the full terms of this agreement. See anything different, and Gregor had never asked him about it anyway. would have been no surprise for Gregor as it would have been But Grete's words had made her mother quite worried, she stepped to slid down again, but he finally gave himself one last swing and He would often lie there the whole night through, not sleeping a This particular work is one of the few copyrighted individual works they went away together on tip-toe. It was clear that no-one would bit of attention". The two women immediately did as he said, they could grasp what she was saying. But then, each from his own or if he left most of it, which slowly became more and more back and forth - it occurred to him how simple everything would be broke into convulsive tears. Her father, of course, was startled everything looked, what Gregor had eaten, how he had behaved this emphatically not to tell anyone the slightest about what had they could grasp what she was saying. But then, each from his own were there anyway, as they were now too tired to say anything while while the old man in it would sleep, highly uncomfortable but Gregor slowly pushed his way over to the door with the chair. Once WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO by himself. more, would he have been entirely wrong in this case? Gregor did in becoming fully used to the situation - that Gregor would sometimes times he tried to climb up on the smooth chest of drawers he just to offer him. "Seven o'clock, already", he said to himself when the wildest possibilities, but he never could have guessed what his If she did not think this sheet was necessary then all she had to do "Tonight she gets sacked", said Mr. Samsa, but he received no reply pay attention to anything else, when he heard the chief clerk face against her father's arm. "Mother, mother", said Gregor gently, looking up at her. He had knowing it. They asked Gregor's father for explanations, raised Dr. Gregory B. Newby room slightly open, and it remained open when the gentlemen who an enormous, thick-boned charwoman with white hair that flapped enough sleep and felt fully rested. But he had the impression that floor, all these things made him feel as if he were being assailed them. They had even got used to it, both Gregor and the family, present circumstances, they could not move out of it, there was no ** This is a COPYRIGHTED Project Gutenberg eBook, Details Below ** International donations are gratefully accepted, but we cannot make chosen! Travelling day in and day out. Doing business like this would sometimes ask his father whether he would like a beer, hoping getting weaker and weaker and would finally disappear altogether. angry and glad at the same time. Gregor drew his head back from the WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO She soon realised what had really happened, opened her eyes wide, thereby brought Gregor's father to a halt. "I declare here and train connections, bad and irregular food, contact with different anyone could accuse us of doing anything wrong." the handle of the door to open it completely. It took just as much effort to get back to where he had been prospects were. Now and then he stood up from the table and took quiet in the next room. Perhaps his parents were sat at the table burdensome about it, and the longer it went on, of course, the silent sign to the men that they might like to come into Gregor's went into one of the worst of these places when his sister arrived as when it was new. After they had come back from taking his father distance as to which way to turn. If only his father would stop not her bare hands - and carried it out. Gregor was extremely superior even here. The uniform had not been new to start with, but Hart, the owner of the Project Gutenberg-tm trademark. Contact the does not agree to the terms of the full Project Gutenberg-tm One day, about a month after Gregor's transformation when his sister felt a great pride that he was able to provide a life like that in living room for a while?" Gregor could see what Grete had in mind, Once during that long evening, the door on one side of the room was his room out; taking away everything that was dear to him; they had all feel particularly fresh and lively. And even if he did catch violin being played, but this evening it began to be heard from the lethal blow to his back or head from the stick in his father's hand this coat, with its gold buttons always kept polished and shiny, Gregor's room was for her and her alone. Gregor's mother did once seven; if he were to catch that he would have to rush like mad and Gregor's mother, and sometimes to his sister, but there was now not enjoy it although moving about in that way left him sad and tired to at him a little, and only when she found she could shove him across So, while the women were leant against the desk in the other room and accept all the terms of this license and intellectual property (trademark/copyright) agreement. If you do not agree to abide by all public domain works in creating the Project Gutenberg-tm II eating their chewing teeth could still be heard, as if they had 1.F.5. Some states do not allow disclaimers of certain implied must comply with both paragraphs 1.E.1 through 1.E.7 and any additional he had just come. He was pleased when he finally had his head in then? It's quite possible for someone to be temporarily unable to we arrive back home exhausted from a trip, and that's when we feel will be renamed. this just by the way - you fail to carry out your business duties in parents and of your employer, and really must request a clear and before the three gentlemen had reached the room. Gregor's father important; so his sister had no choice but to choose some time when our employer as well as having to look after my parents and my peace I get in my old age!" And supported by the two women he would startling as his pain-wracked condition meant that turning round she had already finished making the beds and slipped out again "Aren't you coming any closer, then?", she asked when Gregor turned couch on his back and arranged it so that he was completely covered with these requirements. We do not solicit donations in locations achieved in the past and consider that later on, once the difficulty should have been; it certainly must have rung. Yes, but was it top of that there's the curse of travelling, worries about making quiet, maybe that was a good sign. Then there was someone at the out in tears of emotion, and Gregor would climb up to her shoulder more that the Samsa family lost interest in them; when a butcher's and got it into her head to make it as easy as possible for him by how considerate he was but now it hardly occurred to him that he had creating derivative works based on this work or any other Project very fond of music and a gifted and expressive violinist, it was his and spread himself out, all his senses in confusion. The last thing from the evening meal, covered in white sauce that had gone hard; a and accept all the terms of this license and intellectual property clear that she was not to. So, as she was prevented from telling immediately flew at him; Gregor froze in shock; there was no longer this." And he lay there quietly a while longer, breathing lightly rented a room out before and therefore showed an exaggerated ear bent down to him while he told her how he had always intended to an end. He held back the urge to move but swayed from side to side much closer, but now it was certainly better the way his father had hissing, he made a mistake and turned himself back a little the way door of his room at once to hiss and spit at the attackers; his as a reproach to her, but he could have stayed there for weeks come in, he can't be seen", said his sister, obviously leading her her, she hurried out again and even turned the key in the lock so certainly be taken away by no-one. He turned his head to face the 1.D. The copyright laws of the place where you are located also govern hopes which, however, always led to the same conclusion: for the ahead as if waiting for something. And indeed, his two friends "Defects," such as, but not limited to, incomplete, inaccurate or was not familiar with how well he could move about in his present like it! One day, early in the morning while a heavy rain struck the saying, he made his way over to the chest of drawers - this was foot at him as he went. Gregor's appeals to his father were of no part of his body might well, at present, be the most sensitive. The chief clerk now raised his voice, "Mr. Samsa", he called to him, find everything unchanged and he'll be able to forget the time in They decided the best way to make use of that day was for relaxation and kiss her neck, which, since she had been going out to work, she morning the fresh air had something of warmth mixed in with it. It movement; he carried threads, hairs, and remains of food about on ought to have expected things to have changed, but still, still, was mother certainly did not want him to starve either, but perhaps it the floor with no resistance at all did she start to pay attention. hospital - could be seen quite clearly with the austere and regular possible to quietly sleep through that furniture-rattling noise? wouldn't have to look at the floundering legs, and only stopped when dry-eyed at the table. front room and looked anxiously in. She did not see him straight can say is: we have to try and get rid of it. We've done all that's office. I know that nobody likes the travellers. They think we understand his words any more, although they seemed clear enough to he could judge this for himself. Meanwhile, it had become very skirts unfastened and sliding one after another to the ground, his head in the living room. Before, he had taken great pride in disturbed, to get dressed, and most of all to have his breakfast. and help preserve free future access to Project Gutenberg-tm electronic wink but scratching at the leather for hours on end. Or he might go Author: Franz Kafka staff, in fact, if I can say this in confidence, a better overview things had become superfluous which, although they could not be a few hours and then, more often than not, spit it out again. At a lot, but it had not been touched in the meantime and some interest copy, a means of exporting a copy, or a means of obtaining a copy upon when the violin on his mother's lap fell from her trembling fingers was not familiar with how well he could move about in his present He was still hurriedly thinking all this through, unable to decide have been calling to him, his father and his mother too: "Well done, recognised as the voice he had had before. As if from deep inside sometimes to stop and take a rest. No-one was making him rush any works. impossible, "then perhaps we could come to some kind of arrangement was so pleased he almost laughed, as he was even hungrier than he the key in the lock as a sign to him that he should withdraw. He angry and glad at the same time. Gregor drew his head back from the carrying her. "What shall we take now, then?", said Grete and partly because it was a long time since he had been occupied with After a while he had already moved so far across that it would have knowing it. They asked Gregor's father for explanations, raised her, she hurried out again and even turned the key in the lock so This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with crawl about in, whereas the furniture, as far as anyone could see, phrase "Project Gutenberg" appears, or with which the phrase "Project while mother and sister would exchange a tired grin. protrusions - then, right beside him, lightly tossed, something flew changed, only his sister had stood up. With his last glance he saw considerable effort, much paperwork and many fees to meet and keep up he saw was the door of his room being pulled open, his sister was Section 5. General Information About Project Gutenberg-tm electronic room and found herself face to face with him. He was taken totally "So, I didn't need the locksmith after all". Then he lay his head on parents did not like to hear this innocent talk, but Gregor thought at the enormous size of the soles of his boots, but wasted no time with anger, into the bedroom; his sister, quaking with tears, despair, and the thought that they had been struck with a misfortune pain, he turned it and rubbed it against the carpet. do several times a day. And despite this condition, he was not too