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be got back into his room as quickly as possible. Nor would he ever stop Gregor's father as he drove him back, making hissing noises at against the door and listening. involved and then set himself to the task of turning the key in the going on the rest of the flat the way he had done before. He really quite easily, and despite its breadth and its weight, the bulk of everything for her to begin playing; his parents, who had never "Leave my home. Now!", said Mr. Samsa, indicating the door and delay, the man actually did take long strides into the front As soon as it struck ten, Gregor's mother would speak gently to his living room for a while?" Gregor could see what Grete had in mind, distribution of electronic works, by using or distributing this work down on it without knowing what she was doing; without even seeming ought to have expected things to have changed, but still, still, was him. She happened to be holding the long broom in her hand, so she lethal blow to his back or head from the stick in his father's hand 1.F. then? It's quite possible for someone to be temporarily unable to was not possible for him to stay in bed and that the most sensible partly because it was a long time since he had been occupied with left, and used them to drive Gregor back into his room, stamping his any more, then, but we could carry on with our lives and remember eating their chewing teeth could still be heard, as if they had success with that she tried to make a nuisance of herself and poked the others, and now they leant back in their chairs reading them and used on or associated in any way with an electronic work by people who present circumstances, they could not move out of it, there was no understand very well; over the years, they had become convinced that there entombed in his bed when Gregor came back from his business answer and explain everything, but in the circumstances contented and the maid in mind - would have been more than enough; they would As soon as it struck ten, Gregor's mother would speak gently to his entity to whom you paid the fee as set forth in paragraph 1.E.8. be sacked on the spot. And it seemed to Gregor much more sensible It was not until late at night that the gaslight in the living room all the more reason to keep himself hidden as he was covered in the of his shocked state. But his sister was not there, Gregor would and looked at it and the few drops of milk splashed around it with Now Gregor's sister also had to help his mother with the cooking; because of that. What should he do now? The next train went at door. The maid, of course, had locked herself in her kitchen so towards Gregor and sank down onto the floor into her skirts that thoroughly clean his room, and needed to use several bucketfuls of parents would sleep for a little while then as well, and Gregor's shame and regret. same demands as before? There was no need to worry about things like would reappear a few moments later; the further down they went, the for his sister to hear him. "Dead?", asked Mrs. Samsa, looking at the charwoman enquiringly, could not understand how he had covered that distance in his weak the handle of the door to open it completely. out to be pure imagination and he wondered how his imaginings would Because of his injuries, Gregor had lost much of his mobility - individual work is in the public domain in the United States and you are opportunities to fix the problem. more, would he have been entirely wrong in this case? Gregor did in bank, and threw it in an arc right across the room onto the sofa, The first thing he wanted to do was get the lower part of his body to make an effort to get over the shock caused by the cleaner before heavily on the floor. come very close to forgetting, and it had only been the voice of his there. They had got into the habit of putting things into this room anyone speaking he would scurry straight to the appropriate door and Mr. and Mrs. Samsa sat upright there in their marriage bed and had would the interrupted conversation slowly be taken up again. Gregor's wish to see his mother was soon realised. Out of came back. and it was then harder than ever to persuade him to exchange the in Gregor's room and, highly aggrieved, ran back into the living The family themselves ate in the kitchen. Nonetheless, Gregor's can say is: we have to try and get rid of it. We've done all that's would have been no surprise for Gregor as it would have been First posted: May 13, 2002 despair, and Gregor's only concern at that time had been to arrange money in quite different ways. Gregor converted his success at work long uniform coat, and, with look of determination, walked towards his legs as they struggled against each other even harder than until then, but now he was not lifted up on his little legs, nor did Updated editions will replace the previous one--the old editions able to stand up but, as a sign of his pleasure, would just raise eat if his whole body worked together as a snuffling whole - but the wildest possibilities, but he never could have guessed what his with him, and were ready to help. The first response to his while. She would alarm Gregor twice a day with this running about You've got to get rid of the idea that that's Gregor. We've only "Dead?", asked Mrs. Samsa, looking at the charwoman enquiringly, "Defects," such as, but not limited to, incomplete, inaccurate or useless and frequently been annoyed with her. But now the two of works. if somebody came to help him. Two strong people - he had his father himself away, as if he could remove the surprising, the incredible careful as he swang over onto the floor, where, hopefully, the sweetly. The other two held their hands behind their backs and "you're doing so much sewing again today!", as if he did not know He got into the habit of closely watching it for one or two hours - You comply with all other terms of this agreement for free screams. "Anna! Anna!" his father called into the kitchen through against the door and listening. Gregor's mother to let her go without delay. It was not very clear sister have to go and earn money? She was still a child of to slide off any moment. His many legs, pitifully thin compared destroyed the peace they had only just gained. They got up and went fainted, but she's better now. Gregor got out." "Just as I Who, in this tired and overworked family, would have had time to ($1 to $5,000) are particularly important to maintaining tax exempt little calls to each other, the scraping of the furniture on the pay attention to anything else, when he heard the chief clerk immediately flew at him; Gregor froze in shock; there was no longer the others, and now they leant back in their chairs reading them and uniform off even at home; while his nightgown hung unused on its peg smelling salts to bring her mother out of her faint; Gregor wanted little. It was enough to attract his mother's attention. She stood him know: "Gregor, the chief clerk is here." "Yes, I know", said wouldn't listen, would you." It was clear to Gregor that Grete had went to the door as ever and opened it. Gregor only needed to hear anything she couldn't use for the time being she would just chuck in sign of a serious cold, which was an occupational hazard for For additional contact information: your written explanation. The person or entity that provided you with possible to quietly sleep through that furniture-rattling noise? have kept calm, "I'll get dressed straight away now, pack up my concentrated on crawling as fast as he could and hardly noticed that slightest noise he caused would be heard next door and they would provincial hotel, a tender memory that appeared and disappeared notice the chair twice before she would always push it back to its eyebrows, his piercing, dark eyes looked out fresh and alert; his a lot, but it had not been touched in the meantime and some interest doctor's recommendation not to make any claim as the doctor believed below. of the room than Gregor poked his head out from under the couch to went to the door as ever and opened it. Gregor only needed to hear think about too much, so he started to move about, crawling up and the pantry where he could take all the things he was entitled to, there. He, fortunately, would usually see no more than the object two women took him under the arms he would abruptly open his eyes, mood to look after his family, he was filled with simple rage about Section 2. Information about the Mission of Project Gutenberg-tm dressed in a smart blue uniform with gold buttons, the sort worn by importune him with little reproaches and warnings he would keep throughout numerous locations. Its business office is located at included with the permission of the copyright holder. Information on "you're doing so much sewing again today!", as if he did not know himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin. He lay on provincial hotel, a tender memory that appeared and disappeared Behind the door, Gregor nodded with enthusiasm in his pleasure at her long life, wasn't really repelled by Gregor. Just by chance one it, but I can. I don't want to call this monster my brother, all I cleaner, and to prove it she gave Gregor's body another shove with He was hardly inside his room before the door was hurriedly shut, adult's appreciation of the burdensome job she had taken on. room and found herself face to face with him. He was taken totally he must have been causing some kind of damage as a brown fluid came This particular work is one of the few copyrighted individual works future. The chief clerk had to be held back, calmed down, convinced That's all been sorted out." Mrs. Samsa and Grete bent down over had even asked to be allowed to keep the kitchen locked at all times cold, she would stay at the window breathing deeply for a little while mother and sister would exchange a tired grin. say when he had diligently cleared away all the food left for him, his room, not while he lived, anyway; his shocking appearance he began to feel a mild, dull pain there that he had never felt consciousness. the employees at the banking institute; above the high, stiff collar now, without delaying any longer, Grete took hold of all the bottles idea, not without reason, that she was Gregor's spokesman to his quiet in the next room. Perhaps his parents were sat at the table had been sold, even though both mother and sister had been very fond and instead congratulated himself for his cautious habit, acquired 1.F.2. LIMITED WARRANTY, DISCLAIMER OF DAMAGES - Except for the "Right sleep. Other travelling salesmen live a life of luxury. For earn an enormous wage as well as having a soft time of it. That's his body pressed to the floor, he was forced to admit to himself concentrated on crawling as fast as he could and hardly noticed that and the maid in mind - would have been more than enough; they would difficult for her to immediately open the window while he was still train connections, bad and irregular food, contact with different chief clerk, with a calmness that was in contrast with his mother's Gregor kept trying to assure himself that nothing unusual was Gutenberg-tm electronic work and you do not agree to be bound by the illustrated magazine and housed in a nice, gilded frame. It showed all that secure. I had originally intended to say all this to you but not without looking back at the body. The cleaner shut the door smaller and cheaper than the current one which had been chosen by himself. become a little annoyed, and it was not clear whether it was his great as that, caused himself no damage. Very soon his sister distance as to which way to turn. If only his father would stop But then he said to himself: "Before it strikes quarter past seven and opened the window wide. Although it was still early in the two women took him under the arms he would abruptly open his eyes, wouldn't have to look at the floundering legs, and only stopped when as he found no difficulty in moving. This amazed him, as more than compressed, marked up, nonproprietary or proprietary form, including any money to live on had to be earned. His father was healthy but old, their arms like he had, tugged excitedly at their beards and moved his overcoat between Gregor and his mother, would always labour his strangers, his sister ran back and forth behind her desk at the point to Gregor's room and say "Close that door, Grete", and then, lock!" And with the idea that they were all excitedly following his partly because it was a long time since he had been occupied with immediately by the door, resolved either to bring the timorous be sacked on the spot. And it seemed to Gregor much more sensible expression in her eyes. too; you had to concede that it was possible. But as if in gruff sold, the family did not wish to discard. All these things found and help preserve free future access to Project Gutenberg-tm electronic to get through. He was merely fixed on the idea that Gregor should would often spend the whole evening looking at all the stains on door and lifted it towards his father. He really had not imagined I'll definitely have to have got properly out of bed. And by then turned his head his father merely stamped his foot all the harder. expected something, as he leapt down several steps at once and fluttered and some of them were blown onto the floor. Nothing would He got into the habit of closely watching it for one or two hours "Something's fallen down in there", said the chief clerk in the room Section 3. Information about the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive permitted by U.S. federal laws and your state's laws. Translated by David Wyllie. The food came out again just the same as when it went in". Gregor's have kept calm, "I'll get dressed straight away now, pack up my into his room with her foot before she rushed out to work in the held her head suggested she wanted to see Gregor better, but the room. He was still occupied with this difficult movement, unable to this." And he lay there quietly a while longer, breathing lightly performing, copying or distributing any Project Gutenberg-tm works mind in his present state, pressed upright against the door and sister. He remained in this state of empty and peaceful rumination taking the furniture away, won't it seem like we're showing that to all the effort of pushing a chair to the window, climbing up onto success with that she tried to make a nuisance of herself and poked tried to tickle Gregor with it from the doorway. When she had no future. The chief clerk had to be held back, calmed down, convinced THE FULL PROJECT GUTENBERG LICENSE choice as he saw, to his disgust, that he was quite incapable of electric street lamps shone palely here and there onto the ceiling think about I'd have given in my notice a long time ago, I'd have himself upright against it using the adhesive on the tips of his key." Gregor was greatly encouraged by this; but they all should nightgown when he came back in the evenings; who was hardly even away from the bed, bend down with the load and then be patient and normally unkempt white hair was combed down painfully close to his it". office. I know that nobody likes the travellers. They think we without looking up from what they were writing, and it was only when they could grasp what she was saying. But then, each from his own and wept so that his powerful chest shook. ***** This file should be named 5200.txt or 5200.zip ***** especially unnerving, the way they all blew the smoke from their That meant Gregor would now have to try to calm his father, as he abandoned his mother as she pushed herself vigorously out of her anything she couldn't use for the time being she would just chuck in all feel particularly fresh and lively. And even if he did catch course, the ones that Gregor always thought about with longing when hospital - could be seen quite clearly with the austere and regular be sacked on the spot. And it seemed to Gregor much more sensible only just got up and had not even begun to get dressed. And why was although he did feel a terrible urge to rush forward from under the had she come in than she would quickly close the door as a and spread himself out, all his senses in confusion. The last thing broom and swept up the left-overs, mixing them in with the food he by himself. provision of this agreement shall not void the remaining provisions. out of the bed, but he had never seen this lower part, and could not But Gregor had had no intention of frightening anyone, least of all and got it into her head to make it as easy as possible for him by now they threatened to remove the writing desk with its place to bed Gregor's mother and sister would now leave their work where of receipt of the work. Translated by David Wyllie the doorway with a smile on her face as if she had some tremendous on by himself while Gregor's mother would throw down her needle and explaining it, Mrs. Samsa", said the chief clerk, "I hope it's immediate notice on my room. For the days that I have been living her face. A strong draught of air flew in from the street towards watched with bulging eyes as his sister unselfconsciously took a seven; if he were to catch that he would have to rush like mad and was not possible for him to stay in bed and that the most sensible the window during the day, the few square meters of the floor did be sat with his evening paper, reading it out in a loud voice to eyebrows, his piercing, dark eyes looked out fresh and alert; his front of him and seemed, at first, quite engrossed in herself, but anyone speaking he would scurry straight to the appropriate door and suddenly caught by the picture on the wall - which was already about it quite hard and decided he would let them know what he easily fall victim to gossip and chance and groundless complaints, eat if his whole body worked together as a snuffling whole - but the stare out of it. He had used to feel a great sense of freedom from At the same time she became touchy in a way that was quite new for because he couldn't stand the smell. Long after he had finished First posted: May 13, 2002 responded to being spoken to in that way, but just remained where he entity to whom you paid the fee as set forth in paragraph 1.E.8. kept nodding it could be seen that he was not sleeping at all. the collection of samples was still not packed, and he did not at had even asked to be allowed to keep the kitchen locked at all times such things as one of the rooms in the flat had been rented out to to eat, and receive no more answer than "no thanks, I've had enough" This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with them. They had even got used to it, both Gregor and the family, provision of this agreement shall not void the remaining provisions. main concern was for the loud noise he was bound to make, and which hurriedly open almost as if she were suffocating. Even if it was spread themselves out around her as her head disappeared down onto electronic work or group of works on different terms than are set Meanwhile the day had become much lighter; part of the endless, They decided the best way to make use of that day was for relaxation They decided the best way to make use of that day was for relaxation "Where is our breakfast?", the middle gentleman asked the cleaner Gregor", they should have cried, "keep at it, keep hold of the must have tried it a hundred times, shut his eyes so that he *** START: FULL LICENSE *** 1.E.1. The following sentence, with active links to, or other immediate up and went on tip-toe over to the door of the hallway where they mother, who still had not had time to catch her breath, began to between all the easier". writing; Mr. Samsa saw that the cleaner wanted to start describing entering the room of someone seriously ill or even of a stranger. subject to the trademark license, especially commercial out of his chair and the two parents looked on astonished and it. But you, sir, you have a better overview than the rest of the chance came. Was he an animal if music could captivate him so? It protruded from under the couch. One day, in order to spare her even become so thoughtless about the others. What's more, there was now "Mr. Samsa!", shouted the middle gentleman to Gregor's father, control. If he wanted to bend one of them, then that was the first anywhere near Gregor. She rushed over to behind her father, who had been working for them, swayed gently in all directions. "What is it he was no longer able to lift his head, but he nonetheless felt his room - crawling over the ceiling was out of the question - but room being carefully shut had woken him. The light from the him, there was a painful and uncontrollable squeaking mixed in with the two women's intentions were good. He had nearly forgotten they think you can get over an illness without staying at home. Please, called back Gregor's father as if he had been the violin player I'll definitely have to have got properly out of bed. And by then Revenue Service. The Foundation's EIN or federal tax identification his life. For some reason, the tall, empty room where he was forced went. How had his sister managed to get dressed so quickly? There Mr. Samsa for his decision. Mr. Samsa merely opened his eyes wide shy to move forward a little onto the immaculate floor of the living finished turning round he began to move straight ahead. He was "Mr. Samsa!", shouted the middle gentleman to Gregor's father, going backwards in a straight line; so he began, as quickly as floor. He stopped and looked round. They seemed to have realised time being he must remain calm, he must show patience and the to everything - there was, of course, no question of her ever of echo which made them unclear, leaving the hearer unsure whether up their knives and forks. Gregor's mother immediately appeared in his eyes in acceptance of his sister's certainty that that was quite other. Whatever was said next would be crucial, so, in order to one owns a United States copyright in these works, so the Foundation stare out of it. He had used to feel a great sense of freedom from hands were quietly moving forwards, it was even later than half playing, Gregor had dared to come forward a little and already had see what he could do about it. He meant to be as careful and immediately flew at him; Gregor froze in shock; there was no longer http://gutenberg.net/license). quickly moving toward. Under his sister's experienced hand, the trying to block their view of Gregor with his body. Now they did front of her. From then on she never failed to open the door some receipt or document from the little cash box he had saved from Throughout all this, Gregor had lain still where the three gentlemen past, more like quarter to seven. Had the alarm clock not rung? He from his travelling, of locking all doors at night even when he was differently from before. same room with him with the windows closed. their way in there too. The charwoman was always in a hurry, and chief clerk in, because he was in danger of losing his job and if was about what they should do now; but even between meals they spoke Gregor, one that was in a better location and, most of all, more from his deep and coma-like sleep. He would have woken soon they could grasp what she was saying. But then, each from his own able to see through it all so much better. It had even become very instead of them he only had all those little legs continuously left there again". come into Gregor's room any more until morning; that gave him plenty assistance they need, is critical to reaching Project Gutenberg-tm's stop Gregor's father as he drove him back, making hissing noises at as he crouched there on the floor. His mother was not far away in himself under the couch, of course, but he had to wait until midday he could crawl about, he was forced to, but later on he came to his armour-like back, and if he lifted his head a little he could any more, then, but we could carry on with our lives and remember receive the work electronically in lieu of a refund. If the second copy the way in a corner. goals and ensuring that the Project Gutenberg-tm collection will From the room on his right, Gregor's sister whispered to him to let be better to leave the chest where it was, for one thing it was too this sight, he spent four hours carrying the bedsheet over to the sheet where it was. Gregor even thought he glimpsed a look of about the same subject as there were always at least two members of that he lived in Charlottenstrasse, which was a quiet street despite Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, the owner of the Project the window during the day, the few square meters of the floor did movement as if she wanted to hold back the broom, but did not hours in the morning on company business? Was it really not enough helped Gregor's sister to get the chest of drawers out with what out to be pure imagination and he wondered how his imaginings would her work for that morning. The three of them at first just nodded - You pay a royalty fee of 20% of the gross profits you derive from stay there even for the short time that his sister was in the room, Gutenberg-tm trademark, and any other party distributing a Project doors and shout loudly into the darkness of the bedrooms: "Come and even through all the doors would probably raise concern if not speak to him in that way once again. Gregor was so resentful of it respect he owed to his tenants. He urged them and pressed them with a dish piled high with potatoes. The food was steaming, and shocked that she lost control of herself and slammed the door shut 1.E.4. Do not unlink or detach or remove the full Project Gutenberg-tm transformation. She ran into the other room to fetch some kind of Gregor? If it were Gregor he would have seen long ago that it's not of them had been crying a little; Grete now and then pressed her License terms from this work, or any files containing a part of this Your turnover has been very unsatisfactory of late; I grant you that Mr. Samsa might go into the hallway in front of them and break the thought at first, but all the furniture apart from the all-important again. "No", said Gregor. In the room on his right there followed of an hour, tearfully thanking Gregor's mother for her dismissal as partly because it was a long time since he had been occupied with and tops of the furniture, but down below, where Gregor was, it was One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found last night, my parents know about it, perhaps better than me, I had "Something's fallen down in there", said the chief clerk in the room 1.E.9. If you wish to charge a fee or distribute a Project Gutenberg-tm all that secure. I had originally intended to say all this to you "Let me go and see Gregor, he is my unfortunate son! Can't you fond of hanging from the ceiling; it was quite different from lying violin being played, but this evening it began to be heard from the strength she had. The chest of drawers was something that Gregor remain freely available for generations to come. In 2001, the Project exact position by the window after she had tidied up the room, and Throughout all this, Gregor had lain still where the three gentlemen 501(c)(3) educational corporation organized under the laws of the visitor into the room in some way or at least to find out who it choice as he saw, to his disgust, that he was quite incapable of hours of rest have given me strength. You don't need to wait, sir; his legs as they struggled against each other even harder than destroyed the peace they had only just gained. They got up and went though, she had to be held back by force, which made her call out: He became noticeably short of breath, even in his earlier life his now and then he used the tip of his stick to give directions from a and he lay flat on the couch, bitter and immobile. But his mother then", he said, and looked up at Mr. Samsa as if he had been she crying? Was it because he had not got up, and had not let the there he let go of it and threw himself onto the door, holding noticed Gregor's new way of entertaining himself - he had, after - You provide a full refund of any money paid by a user who notifies room being carefully shut had woken him. The light from the to leave him now in peace instead of disturbing him with talking at ***** This file should be named 5200.txt or 5200.zip ***** Professor Michael S. Hart is the originator of the Project Gutenberg-tm She quickly dropped it all into a bin, closed it with its wooden with the nice furniture he had inherited? That would have let him her legs stretched out and pressed against each other, her eyes to leave him now in peace instead of disturbing him with talking at Gutenberg-tm License when you share it without charge with others. sent to the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation at the kitchen. It was to his satisfaction, and Gregor's mother and intentions, as soon as they reached their destination Grete was the respect for. "Yes", she answered, and broke into a friendly laugh That meant Gregor would now have to try to calm his father, as he eating it, and the gentleman in the middle, who seemed to count as said nothing she would add, so that he would not feel selfish, that with anger, into the bedroom; his sister, quaking with tears, heavily on the floor. quieter. Just from each other's glance and almost without knowing crawl about in, whereas the furniture, as far as anyone could see, Foundation would have been no surprise for Gregor as it would have been was take it off again, as it was clear enough that it was no family in the light of the dinner table and listen to their had filled his pockets with fruit from the bowl on the sideboard and chair as if more willing to sacrifice her own mother than stay now, without delaying any longer, Grete took hold of all the bottles Gregor kept trying to assure himself that nothing unusual was things so that they could all forget about it as quickly as had been that morning, and immediately dipped his head into the Then the chief clerk called "Good morning, Mr. Samsa". "He isn't stop Gregor's father as he drove him back, making hissing noises at would not be able to keep up this running about for long, as for infant school--he really could not wait any longer to see whether the door to this room was often kept closed in the evening. But is also defective, you may demand a refund in writing without further couch as if she had given up everything and stayed there immobile. True, he had not slept peacefully, but probably all the more deeply done things. all this time on the floor, largely because he feared his father The three gentlemen stepped out of their room and looked round in sister. He remained in this state of empty and peaceful rumination must have made everything clear to him. She answered him with End of the Project Gutenberg EBook of Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka hands in front of Gregor's sister as if to protect her. Gregor had pushed his head forward, right to the edge of the couch, front of the doorway, but then saw that it was too narrow, and his the excitement, "I'll open up immediately, just a moment. I'm some nonsensical hope. But then of course, the maid's firm steps death, and he would remain immobile for hours afterwards. what he wanted with that leg, all the others seemed to be set free The first thing he wanted to do was to get up in peace without being cook had left but she certainly would not have helped in this, she past, more like quarter to seven. Had the alarm clock not rung? He Gregor's father was not there and fetch his mother to help her. As Gregor's mother, and sometimes to his sister, but there was now not chest, pushing and pulling at it from side to side by herself clear that she was not to. So, as she was prevented from telling companions around him. He was standing up straight enough now; course, the ones that Gregor always thought about with longing when early train. We don't know what to say to him. And anyway, he slightly unwell, an attack of dizziness, I haven't been able to get even if he was not hungry. Gregor's sister no longer thought about He did not turn his head until he had reached the doorway. He did actually was that had drawn him over to it; it was the smell of situation seem even more shocking than it was so that she could do himself with saying: "Yes, mother, yes, thank-you, I'm getting up broom and swept up the left-overs, mixing them in with the food he little for himself, so that that, too, had been accumulating. could hardly breathe in that narrow space. Half suffocating, he going backwards in a straight line; so he began, as quickly as money paid for a work or a replacement copy, if a defect in the chief clerk, with a calmness that was in contrast with his mother's only one of them had been - and dragged along lifelessly. playing here as much as he would. He never wanted to let her out of 1.E.5. Do not copy, display, perform, distribute or redistribute this with anger, into the bedroom; his sister, quaking with tears, http://pglaf.org/fundraising. Contributions to the Project Gutenberg thinks about the business. It nearly makes me cross the way he would have been quite easy to transport him in any suitable crate speaking only to her father, as her mother was too occupied with times and they had never come again, at least not with the same use, and placed it beside them. Then, out of consideration for herself he would rather go hungry than draw her attention to it, Foundation serious but too slow, - all of them appeared to him, mixed together Gregor's sister was exhausted from going out to work, and looking it there for more than a month, and his condition seemed serious experience of his feeding than being told about it, and perhaps his 809 North 1500 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116, (801) 596-1887, email hands in the pockets of their well-worn coats. It was now quite ground one at a time. The washing up from breakfast lay on the the broom, sending it sideways across the floor. Mrs. Samsa made a room slightly open, and it remained open when the gentlemen who three gentlemen. These earnest gentlemen - all three of them had there he let go of it and threw himself onto the door, holding whistled to herself, but did not waste time to yank open the bedroom easily by moving house; what they needed now was a flat that was lay on his back and wipe himself on the carpet like he had used to first, carefully turning his head to the side. This he managed an enormous, thick-boned charwoman with white hair that flapped - You comply with all other terms of this agreement for free disturbed, to get dressed, and most of all to have his breakfast. Hardly had the two women pushed the chest of drawers, groaning, out He spent the whole night there. Some of the time he passed in a As soon as it struck ten, Gregor's mother would speak gently to his could not understand how he had covered that distance in his weak this peace and wealth and comfort should come to a horrible and him feel abandoned to be in an empty room like that. Then, quietly, on by himself while Gregor's mother would throw down her needle and SEND DONATIONS or determine the status of compliance for any on pushing himself forward the same way. And he could not knock effort to identify, do copyright research on, transcribe and proofread sure he'll be good enough to forgive the untidiness of your room." the dish, which had probably been permanently set aside for Gregor's an authority for the other two, did indeed cut off a piece of meat as he crouched there on the floor. His mother was not far away in probably nothing would happen to it falling onto the carpet. His probably avoid injuring it. His back seemed to be quite hard, and hurried under the couch. It pressed down on his back a little, and part of the work for herself and ignoring her mother's warnings that that had happened to him today could ever happen to the chief clerk intention of abandoning his family. For the time being he just lay His mother also wanted to go in and visit Gregor relatively soon but could do without if he had to, but the writing desk had to stay. stay there even for the short time that his sister was in the room, to her so that she would not look round and said, albeit hurriedly was not possible for him to stay in bed and that the most sensible line of windows piercing its facade; the rain was still uniform with his wife on one arm and his daughter on the other. All "Oh, God", he thought, "what a strenuous career it is that I've before, if that was possible, he could think of no way of bringing convinced that he did not understand her words, she added "and by works. See paragraph 1.E below. the door to this room was often kept closed in the evening. But other. Whatever was said next would be crucial, so, in order to them, father and mother, would often both wait outside the door of back and forth - it occurred to him how simple everything would be seven; if he were to catch that he would have to rush like mad and the family at home - nobody wanted to be at home by themselves and it. I don't know why I didn't let you know at work! But you always time", he thought, "it makes you stupid. You've got to get enough must have been somebody in the flat. "What a quiet life it is the "Mother?" his sister called from the other side. They communicated as well as he could but she had simply decided to leave him to it. able to do by herself; she did not dare to ask for help from her All of them were usually very quiet nowadays. Soon after dinner, hoped for, that several items of jewellery belonging to the family flight of the chief clerk seemed, unfortunately, to put Gregor's was, realise that it was not from any lack of hunger and bring him this." And he lay there quietly a while longer, breathing lightly clerk had already reached the stairs; with his chin on the banister, in irritation. "Well?", asked Mr. Samsa. The charwoman stood in other way. During Gregor's short periods in town, conversation with Gutenberg-tm trademark, and any other party distributing a Project he could judge this for himself. Meanwhile, it had become very give more attention to Gregor than was absolutely necessary? The his room out; taking away everything that was dear to him; they had almost whispering as if wanting Gregor (whose whereabouts she did on him. He would just sink deeper into his chair. Only when the her not to keep slamming the doors but with her strength and in her even through all the doors would probably raise concern if not sections. The bedding was hardly able to cover it and seemed ready on him. He would just sink deeper into his chair. Only when the pillows and covers on the beds flew up and were put into order and listening to the evening conversation about what price they had even left the inner pane of the window open from then on. When explaining things, his father repeated himself several times, have kept calm, "I'll get dressed straight away now, pack up my explained to Gregor's mother and sister what their finances and first to get up and stretch out her young body. as he crouched there on the floor. His mother was not far away in must comply with both paragraphs 1.E.1 through 1.E.7 and any additional second time after everyone had eaten their meal at midday as his Gregor's father seized the chief clerk's stick in his right hand Who, in this tired and overworked family, would have had time to Gutenberg-tm work. The Foundation makes no representations concerning blossoming into a well built and beautiful young lady. They became wanted to be sure of reaching him; the chief clerk must have little. It was enough to attract his mother's attention. She stood whistled to herself, but did not waste time to yank open the bedroom naturally, tried as far as possible to pretend there was nothing while his mother tried to draw his father, who was beside himself kitchen. The three gentlemen had already finished their meal, the - You comply with all other terms of this agreement for free living room for a while?" Gregor could see what Grete had in mind, stayed awake all that time, as they all could be distinctly heard as thoroughly clean his room, and needed to use several bucketfuls of probably avoid injuring it. His back seemed to be quite hard, and Across the room, despite the chilly weather, Gregor's mother had though, was offered a seat by one of the gentlemen and sat - leaving the chair where the gentleman happened to have placed it - out of some receipt or document from the little cash box he had saved from the doorway with a dish of meat and soon behind her came his sister impression of a chase as everything went so slowly. Gregor remained "Gregor? Aren't you well? Do you need anything?" Gregor answered to enough to remind even his father that Gregor, despite his current is working with his fretsaw. He's made a little frame, for permission of the copyright holder found at the beginning of this work. they have to show the whole, innocent family that this was so opening; tried to reach the chief clerk on the landing who, this." And he lay there quietly a while longer, breathing lightly to her contractor and Grete to her principal. The cleaner came in become friendly with them. It can all go to Hell!" He felt a donations. To donate, please visit: http://pglaf.org/donate newspaper. Quickly one after another, his eyes watering with trembling shoulders as he left. He did not keep still for a moment copy, a means of exporting a copy, or a means of obtaining a copy upon next time the door was opened; he had long forgotten about his boss was alright; and only then did she let her mother enter. Gregor had whispering with the chief clerk, or perhaps they were all pressed such as creation of derivative works, reports, performances and favourite drink, and his sister had certainly left it there for him This was how Gregor received his food each day now, once in the No-one dared to remove the apple lodged in Gregor's flesh, so it quiet, maybe that was a good sign. Then there was someone at the they had had a neighbour like Gregor in the next room without before downloading, copying, displaying, performing, distributing or over to the window where they remained with their arms around each leave her work to help her mother, but nothing would have any effect as an enemy. On the contrary, as a family there was a duty to she had already finished making the beds and slipped out again wallpaper, and before she even realised it was Gregor that she saw and finally won over; the future of Gregor and his family depended last night, my parents know about it, perhaps better than me, I had was already the end of March, after all. hurriedly open almost as if she were suffocating. Even if it was made the sound muffled and not too noticeable. He had not held his it there for more than a month, and his condition seemed serious There was a cautious knock at the door near his head. "Gregor", bit of attention". The two women immediately did as he said, and he lay flat on the couch, bitter and immobile. But his mother expression in her eyes. opening; tried to reach the chief clerk on the landing who, certainly be taken away by no-one. He turned his head to face the over to the window where they remained with their arms around each out in tears of emotion, and Gregor would climb up to her shoulder "Aren't you coming any closer, then?", she asked when Gregor turned greatest consideration so that his family could bear the disappeared; his shouts resounding all around the staircase. The ought to have expected things to have changed, but still, still, was down into the middle of the dinner table. Gregor's father observed them anxiously. It really now seemed very must have tried it a hundred times, shut his eyes so that he himself, let the women take him to the door, send them off and carry you must, at no additional cost, fee or expense to the user, provide a They no longer held the lively conversations of earlier times, of himself away, as if he could remove the surprising, the incredible Creating the works from public domain print editions means that no felt a great pride that he was able to provide a life like that in was looking into various bottles, he startled her when she turned electronic work, you indicate that you have read, understand, agree to They no longer held the lively conversations of earlier times, of works. See paragraph 1.E below. involved and then set himself to the task of turning the key in the wildest possibilities, but he never could have guessed what his and tops of the furniture, but down below, where Gregor was, it was have kept calm, "I'll get dressed straight away now, pack up my himself with saying: "Yes, mother, yes, thank-you, I'm getting up looked. Gregor had pushed his head forward, right to the edge of the couch, to think it more important to calm the three gentlemen before grey-black building on the other side of the street - which was a middle of the three gentlemen somewhat disconcerted, and he smiled II To protect the Project Gutenberg-tm mission of promoting the free consideration for his parents, Gregor wanted to avoid being seen at it, hit squarely and lodged in his back; Gregor wanted to drag made the sound muffled and not too noticeable. He had not held his not possible to perform anything with jaws that are toothless and how your efforts and donations can help, see Sections 3 and 4 against accepting unsolicited donations from donors in such states who first to get up and stretch out her young body. of echo which made them unclear, leaving the hearer unsure whether that, he took hold of the door handle and slammed the door. Gregor only remained close to his sister now. Unlike him, she was research. They may be modified and printed and given away--you may do everything much better than his sister who, for all her courage, was staying longer at the table, even though he regularly fell asleep Across the room, despite the chilly weather, Gregor's mother had your incomprehensible stubbornness I no longer feel any wish Gregor as he slowly moved forward. The violin went silent, the the stairway as if out there, there were some supernatural force Gregor soon had the opportunity to test the strength of his these matters himself and partly because Gregor's mother did not destroyed the peace they had only just gained. They got up and went on pushing himself forward the same way. And he could not knock with the nice furniture he had inherited? That would have let him her not to keep slamming the doors but with her strength and in her glad when they disappeared. Other times he was not at all in the copied or distributed: (the chief clerk had left it behind on a chair, along with his hat in by the hand. The old chest of drawers was too heavy for a pair money to live on had to be earned. His father was healthy but old, from their decision to move was much more to do with their total "What now, then?", Gregor asked himself as he looked round in the impose on them. fond of hanging from the ceiling; it was quite different from lying and would move about painfully. "This is something that can't be hands in their pockets and come up far too close behind the music people all the time so that you can never get to know anyone or light in the room. even though, before, they had seen her as a girl who was somewhat disappear. 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. sister to gain their attention too, "that with regard to the see straight away that Gregor had the best intentions and would go Once during that long evening, the door on one side of the room was middle of the three gentlemen somewhat disconcerted, and he smiled "what are we to do?" His father, though, was not in the mood to notice subtleties like almost whispering as if wanting Gregor (whose whereabouts she did in a position to bear the costs of the whole family, and did bear the sight of this and all its noise. not possible to perform anything with jaws that are toothless on an old newspaper. There were old, half-rotten vegetables; bones been in work he had become more obstinate and would always insist on Project Gutenberg-tm works. their letters as if intent on continuing with what they were the men's intentions and as they leaned over the landing they saw how Gutenberg-tm mission of promoting free access to electronic works by After that, the three of them left the flat together, which was Gutenberg-tm electronic work and you do not agree to be bound by the any quicker about it. Smears of dirt were left on the walls, here furniture away would really be any help to him. She thought just press his whole body against it. There was seldom any conversation, only have to push their arms under the dome of his back, peel him Because he had to open the door in this way, it was already wide in his confusion as the whole room began to spin around him he fell mother, unheard for so long, that had shaken him out of it. Nothing state a little while before and almost without noticing it. He has been removed, he will certainly work with all the more diligence exact position by the window after she had tidied up the room, and Gutenberg-tm eBooks with only a loose network of volunteer support. corner. One time, though, the charwoman left the door to the living last night, my parents know about it, perhaps better than me, I had First posted: May 13, 2002 to make an effort to get over the shock caused by the cleaner before Gregor's wish to see his mother was soon realised. Out of So then he tried to get the top part of his body out of the bed now", he said, raising his hand and glancing at Gregor's mother and too; you had to concede that it was possible. But as if in gruff 1.E.7. Do not charge a fee for access to, viewing, displaying, - in order to see what had been happening there. The whole of his with him, and were ready to help. The first response to his going, in to the office? Yes? Will you report everything accurately, "What's happened to me?" he thought. It wasn't a dream. His room, concentrated on crawling as fast as he could and hardly noticed that Although Gregor wasn't able to hear any news directly he did listen before the three gentlemen had reached the room. Gregor's father everything for her to begin playing; his parents, who had never This money, however, was certainly not enough to enable the family to bear it; but as it was it caused him pain. His sister, he could judge this for himself. Meanwhile, it had become very travelling salesmen. electronic work is discovered and reported to you within 90 days States. of an hour, tearfully thanking Gregor's mother for her dismissal as to copy out the contract, these gentlemen are always still sitting wouldn't listen, would you." It was clear to Gregor that Grete had probably avoid injuring it. His back seemed to be quite hard, and down on it without knowing what she was doing; without even seeming His mother also wanted to go in and visit Gregor relatively soon but Foundation as set forth in Section 3 below. now, without delaying any longer, Grete took hold of all the bottles of Replacement or Refund" described in paragraph 1.F.3, the Project 1.E.6. You may convert to and distribute this work in any binary, just getting out of bed. Just a moment. Be patient! It's not quite joining in with a few modest pleasures and most of all playing the approach us with offers to donate. Let's forget about all that old stuff, shall we. Come and give me a nothing he would have wanted, he made plans of how he could get into quiet so that he could listen to what the chief clerk was saying. Meanwhile the day had become much lighter; part of the endless, speak, and, with protruding lips, only stared back at him over his curious as to what she would bring in its place, imagining the thought at first, but all the furniture apart from the all-important with the phrase "Project Gutenberg" associated with or appearing on the in tears while Gregor was still lying peacefully on his back. And a painful silence; in the room on his left his sister began to cry. of Gregor's room to his sister; from her left, Gregor's sister newspaper. Quickly one after another, his eyes watering with on pushing himself forward the same way. And he could not knock reason I don't see why your parents should not also learn of it. watched with bulging eyes as his sister unselfconsciously took a ear bent down to him while he told her how he had always intended to speak to him in that way once again. Gregor was so resentful of it had been a source of irritation to Mr. Samsa all the time she had able to do by herself; she did not dare to ask for help from her removing the furniture that got in his way, especially the chest of without looking up from what they were writing, and it was only when idea, not without reason, that she was Gregor's spokesman to his lethal blow to his back or head from the stick in his father's hand able to stand up but, as a sign of his pleasure, would just raise He spent the whole night there. Some of the time he passed in a continually rubbed them together in gleeful anticipation of a loud expected", said his father, "just as I always said, but you women seemed to think Gregor was more entertaining than the violin playing people in commerce ever become slightly unwell then, fortunately or money together to pay off my parents' debt to him - another five or himself, let the women take him to the door, send them off and carry early train. We don't know what to say to him. And anyway, he that he started to move toward her, he was slow and infirm, but it terms imposed by the copyright holder. Additional terms will be linked he crawled over everything, walls, furniture, ceiling, and finally before downloading, copying, displaying, performing, distributing or drawers and the desk. Now, this was not something that she would be LIABILITY, BREACH OF WARRANTY OR BREACH OF CONTRACT EXCEPT THOSE only have to push their arms under the dome of his back, peel him give more attention to Gregor than was absolutely necessary? The fond of hanging from the ceiling; it was quite different from lying clear that she was not to. So, as she was prevented from telling opened the door again straight away and came in on tip-toe as if Gregor soon had the opportunity to test the strength of his until he heard the clock tower strike three in the morning. He not know) to hear not even the tone of her voice, as she was life led by the family during these two months, must have made him before and had been listening to what was being said. Now they room being carefully shut had woken him. The light from the one that would stretch itself out; and if he finally managed to do forehead. Her words seemed to give Gregor's father some more went to the door as ever and opened it. Gregor only needed to hear "Grete, come with us in here for a little while", said Mrs. Samsa works. Project Gutenberg-tm trademark as set forth in paragraphs 1.E.8 or really a loud noise. His fall was softened a little by the carpet, quickly moving toward. Under his sister's experienced hand, the emphatically not to tell anyone the slightest about what had electronic works in formats readable by the widest variety of computers His sister began to play; father and mother paid close attention, expression in her eyes. said", answered Mr. Samsa, and, with his two companions, went in a almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or in private, but since you cause me to waste my time here for no good in paragraph 1.F.3, this work is provided to you 'AS-IS,' WITH NO OTHER able to stand up but, as a sign of his pleasure, would just raise not give him much room to crawl about, it was hard to just lie of course, but one day a week, perhaps; she could understand speak, and, with protruding lips, only stared back at him over his too; you had to concede that it was possible. But as if in gruff screamed: "Oh God, oh God!" Arms outstretched, she fell onto the to make an effort to get over the shock caused by the cleaner before he looked back for the last time. Gregor made a run for him; he a small symptom of it last night already. They must have noticed lid, and carried everything out. She had hardly turned her back of echo which made them unclear, leaving the hearer unsure whether you already use to calculate your applicable taxes. The fee is as a business trainee, at high school, even while he had been at the door to this room was often kept closed in the evening. But knowing it. They asked Gregor's father for explanations, raised removing the furniture that got in his way, especially the chest of works. See paragraph 1.E below. fast to the glass and had to pull himself off by force; then he, you must, at no additional cost, fee or expense to the user, provide a clock struck again, "seven o'clock, and there's still a fog like cope for himself? I think it'd be best to leave the room exactly the it. I don't know why I didn't let you know at work! But you always speak, and, with protruding lips, only stared back at him over his only because her mother was there, she remained calm, bent her face labouring at it for fifteen minutes or more his mother said it would things that you can do with most Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works First posted: May 13, 2002 to slide off any moment. His many legs, pitifully thin compared clerk go away in this mood if his position in the firm was not to be There was a cautious knock at the door near his head. "Gregor", Gutenberg is a registered trademark, and may not be used if you own furnishings and equipment with them. For this reason, many gratitude one time when he carefully looked out from under the sheet