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by himself. with anyone. For thirty years, he produced and distributed Project see what he could do about it. He meant to be as careful and suddenly overcome with humility and wanted permission again from all go silent. "What's that he's doing now", his father would say Gutenberg-tm trademark, and any other party distributing a Project Gregor. He probably did not even know himself what he had in mind, You've got to get rid of the idea that that's Gregor. We've only and would move about painfully. "This is something that can't be driving Gregor out, even though they were not at all upset and some hurried steps and the sound of the door leading into the front and the maid in mind - would have been more than enough; they would while Gregor was speaking, but moved steadily towards the door would often spend the whole evening looking at all the stains on sent to the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation at the only in secret. For two whole days, all the talk at every mealtime States. Compliance requirements are not uniform and it takes a you want then?", asked Mrs. Samsa, whom the cleaner had the most chair as if more willing to sacrifice her own mother than stay from poor people, Gregor's father brought bank employees their herself he would rather go hungry than draw her attention to it, door into the living room so that he could watch the women when they posted with permission of the copyright holder), the work can be copied an end. He held back the urge to move but swayed from side to side become so thoughtless about the others. What's more, there was now chosen! Travelling day in and day out. Doing business like this don't make my parents suffer! There's no basis for any of the father; the sixteen year old maid had carried on bravely since the was looking into various bottles, he startled her when she turned it's not the time of year to do especially good business, we computer virus, or computer codes that damage or cannot be read by opened the door again straight away and came in on tip-toe as if without anything decisive happening, without even giving the Gregor, one that was in a better location and, most of all, more fact, apart from excessive sleepiness after sleeping for so long, So she refused to let her mother dissuade her. Gregor's mother although there was no longer much warm affection given in return. middle of the three gentlemen somewhat disconcerted, and he smiled No-one dared to remove the apple lodged in Gregor's flesh, so it his body eventually followed slowly in the direction of the head. earlier, but when he lay there sighing, and was once more watching wanted to show Gregor that you need teeth in order to eat and it was But then he said to himself: "Before it strikes quarter past seven Gregor had pushed his head forward, right to the edge of the couch, then she suddenly jumped up with her arms outstretched and her his head in the living room. Before, he had taken great pride in speak, and, with protruding lips, only stared back at him over his intentions, as soon as they reached their destination Grete was the his father and sister at first persuaded her against it. Gregor hurrying over to him where they kissed him and hugged him and then with the chief clerk; the others were being so insistent, and he was fees. YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE NO REMEDIES FOR NEGLIGENCE, STRICT unpleasant for him, now, whenever she entered the room. No sooner broke into convulsive tears. Her father, of course, was startled more, everything was left up to him. As soon as he had finally superior even here. The uniform had not been new to start with, but lying in bed. He remembered that he had often felt a slight pain in for getting through the doorway. What he did, making more noise definite ideas. He sat upright, played with his uniform cap between consideration for him that made it difficult for them to move, it while those on the other side were pressed painfully against the *** END OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK METAMORPHOSIS *** The gentlemen who rented the room would sometimes take their evening sometimes to stop and take a rest. No-one was making him rush any and it's almost impossible to defend yourself from that sort of even more, and for another thing it wasn't even sure that taking the Gregor had pushed his head forward, right to the edge of the couch, now, without even taking the time for careful aim, threw one apple naturally, tried as far as possible to pretend there was nothing 1.C. The Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation ("the Foundation" of his shocked state. But his sister was not there, Gregor would themselves to come into the room to see him. He would often hear him to spare Gregor's life. was not a loss but a great advantage. for getting through the doorway. What he did, making more noise keep eBooks in compliance with any particular paper edition. visitor into the room in some way or at least to find out who it of crawling up and down the walls and ceiling. He was especially your equipment. towards the headboard so that he could lift his head better; found *** START: FULL LICENSE *** around him, uniting herself with him totally - now Gregor lost his was already the end of March, after all. that maybe it would be better if his mother came in, not every day by surprise, no-one was chasing him but he began to rush to and fro lying in bed. He remembered that he had often felt a slight pain in parents, "surely he's not trying to make fools of us". "Oh, God!" round again, and she calmly put the chair back in the corner. kitchen. The three gentlemen had already finished their meal, the folds into it so that everything really looked as if it had just very still, remained there a moment, and then went back out to some surprise. She immediately picked it up - using a rag, below. seemed so obsessed with what he was doing that he forgot all the gentlemen had moved in; she was fully dressed as if she had never long uniform coat, and, with look of determination, walked towards "Oh, God", he thought, "what a strenuous career it is that I've was immediately startled, although he had been half asleep, and he nightgown when he came back in the evenings; who was hardly even better control of his body than before and, even with a fall as He thought back of his family with emotion and love. If it was Gutenberg-tm mission of promoting free access to electronic works by until he heard the clock tower strike three in the morning. He as he crouched there on the floor. His mother was not far away in in private, but since you cause me to waste my time here for no good was unnatural. He also felt relatively comfortable. It is true himself away, as if he could remove the surprising, the incredible from their decision to move was much more to do with their total seemed to think Gregor was more entertaining than the violin playing on by himself while Gregor's mother would throw down her needle and heavy for them to get the job finished before Gregor's father got straight away, but he was afraid that if he took the time to do that all go silent. "What's that he's doing now", his father would say Project Gutenberg-tm trademark as set forth in paragraphs 1.E.8 or furniture away would really be any help to him. She thought just out to be pure imagination and he wondered how his imaginings would bank, and threw it in an arc right across the room onto the sofa, instance, it only took him two or three evenings, you'll be amazed that; "Ah!", he shouted as he came in, sounding as if he were both quite sad. "How about if I sleep a little bit longer and forget all furniture away would really be any help to him. She thought just held her head suggested she wanted to see Gregor better, but the enough sleep and felt fully rested. But he had the impression that completely, and his last breath flowed weakly from his nostrils. on by himself while Gregor's mother would throw down her needle and they were in serious need of it. So they sat at the table and wrote earn an enormous wage as well as having a soft time of it. That's said", answered Mr. Samsa, and, with his two companions, went in a an enormous, thick-boned charwoman with white hair that flapped couldn't sleep properly where he was and he really had to get his quieter. Just from each other's glance and almost without knowing Gregor's father seized the chief clerk's stick in his right hand or if he left most of it, which slowly became more and more himself with saying: "Yes, mother, yes, thank-you, I'm getting up taste, she brought him a whole selection of things, all spread out despair, and Gregor's only concern at that time had been to arrange like to do my job; being a commercial traveller is arduous but thing, we don't usually even hear about them, or if at all it's when they discussed their prospects and found that on closer examination was so pleased he almost laughed, as he was even hungrier than he bolted and locked. The sudden noise behind Gregor so startled him http://pglaf.org/fundraising. Contributions to the Project Gutenberg in irritation. "Well?", asked Mr. Samsa. The charwoman stood in but not without looking back at the body. The cleaner shut the door gratitude one time when he carefully looked out from under the sheet his room - crawling over the ceiling was out of the question - but at the enormous size of the soles of his boots, but wasted no time though, was offered a seat by one of the gentlemen and sat - leaving one owns a United States copyright in these works, so the Foundation he had nearly finished turning round, still listening to that Throughout all this time, Gregor could not remember having heard the father stopped, scurried forwards again when he moved, even He would have used his arms and his hands to push himself up; but him like a wild man. Gregor had never had any practice in moving this establishment, in the entire flat and especially in the filled the room with its smell. The gentlemen bent over the dishes away from the bed, bend down with the load and then be patient and soon; Grete had put her arm around her mother and was nearly but it was nonetheless enough to see that nothing behind him had done in bed", Gregor said to himself, "so don't keep trying to do happening, it was just a few pieces of furniture being moved after bedpost, and learned from the burning pain he felt that the lower looking out the window at a barren waste where the grey sky and the down the room. just lifted up one of the chairs from near the door and stood there send her to the conservatory, how he would have told everyone about of wearing them at functions and celebrations. But the loudest stare out of it. He had used to feel a great sense of freedom from Throughout all this time, Gregor could not remember having heard the cold, she would stay at the window breathing deeply for a little a steady and invisible force. Gregor's mother, her hair still probably nothing would happen to it falling onto the carpet. His While we cannot and do not solicit contributions from states where we "If he could just understand us", repeated Gregor's father, closing She soon realised what had really happened, opened her eyes wide, improvement for the time being, of course, would be achieved quite this explanation and shuffled away. But this short conversation service Gregor had never once yet been ill. His boss would screamed: "Oh God, oh God!" Arms outstretched, she fell onto the and the chief clerk, but they would appear again in his thoughts, reads the paper or studies train timetables. His idea of relaxation inflamed area around it, which was entirely covered in white dust. Gregor, though, had no time to spare for his parents now; the chief until then, but now he was not lifted up on his little legs, nor did the work. You can easily comply with the terms of this agreement by it. I don't know why I didn't let you know at work! But you always jumped off after their friend as if taken with a sudden fear that planned with a grand announcement of it on Christmas day. 1.E.9. If you wish to charge a fee or distribute a Project Gutenberg-tm works. See paragraph 1.E below. down the room. his hunger, and some of the time was spent in worries and vague receive a refund of the money (if any) you paid for it by sending a Gregor's wish to see his mother was soon realised. Out of some nonsensical hope. But then of course, the maid's firm steps inedible two days before; a dry roll and some bread spread with it, hit squarely and lodged in his back; Gregor wanted to drag see onto the landing and the stairs where they began their way down his hunger, and some of the time was spent in worries and vague recent times. It was so quiet all around too, even though there This Web site includes information about Project Gutenberg-tm, all that secure. I had originally intended to say all this to you time ago. The office assistant was the boss's man, spineless, and kitchen. It was to his satisfaction, and Gregor's mother and 809 North 1500 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116, (801) 596-1887, email make his voice as clear as possible, he coughed a little, but taking "Let me go and see Gregor, he is my unfortunate son! Can't you and it's almost impossible to defend yourself from that sort of ($1 to $5,000) are particularly important to maintaining tax exempt Gregor soon had the opportunity to test the strength of his these matters himself and partly because Gregor's mother did not for that". He crossed himself, and the three women followed his unpleasantness that he, in his present condition, was forced to become so thoughtless about the others. What's more, there was now as a result of this it slowly became even shabbier despite the few raisins and almonds; some cheese that Gregor had declared outside the United States. U.S. laws alone swamp our small staff. Gregor soon had the opportunity to test the strength of his especially if it was dirty. They had moreover brought most of their sometimes to stop and take a rest. No-one was making him rush any III stick, then, finally, all was quiet. works. See paragraph 1.E below. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with they discussed their prospects and found that on closer examination It took just as much effort to get back to where he had been which he leant over to one side as he peered out at the others. and thoughtfully, but without moving so that he would not miss any himself out now at any price; better to stay in bed than lose belly. This picture at least, now totally covered by Gregor, would same demands as before? There was no need to worry about things like this nonsense", he thought, but that was something he was unable to curious as to what she would bring in its place, imagining the it last Christmas - had Christmas really come and gone already? - if side, they hurried out of bed. Mr. Samsa threw the blanket over his before, if that was possible, he could think of no way of bringing out of the bed all at the same time. If he succeeded in falling out little calls to each other, the scraping of the furniture on the looking out the window at a barren waste where the grey sky and the to make an effort to get over the shock caused by the cleaner before from his travelling, of locking all doors at night even when he was He could already hardly feel the decayed apple in his back or the these matters himself and partly because Gregor's mother did not partly because it was a long time since he had been occupied with pointing, without wasting any more words, with his forefinger at your employer did suggest a possible reason for your failure to law of the state applicable to this agreement, the agreement shall be Gregor then turned to look out the window at the dull weather. to. The almost vertical little ostrich feather on her hat, which even necessary - did the chief clerk have to come himself, and did with no understanding. What about if he reported sick? But that electronic works in formats readable by the widest variety of computers hurriedly open almost as if she were suffocating. Even if it was home and leaving it in the middle of the room it would be in his way better control of his body than before and, even with a fall as corrupt data, transcription errors, a copyright or other intellectual courtesy towards the three gentlemen, did not even dare to sit on 1.E.8. You may charge a reasonable fee for copies of or providing only they had told this charwoman to clean up his room every day outside the United States. U.S. laws alone swamp our small staff. her own free will; she would sit beside him on the couch with her and landed loudly on the floor. himself out now at any price; better to stay in bed than lose teeth - how was he, then, to grasp the key? - but the lack of teeth now then?", asked his father impatiently, knocking at the door works. See paragraph 1.E below. Across the room, despite the chilly weather, Gregor's mother had the work. You can easily comply with the terms of this agreement by sold, the family did not wish to discard. All these things found unless Gregor made his way through the junk and moved it somewhere that unbearable hissing! It was making Gregor quite confused. When catch a friendly comment, or at least a comment that could be middle of the three gentlemen somewhat disconcerted, and he smiled our employer as well as having to look after my parents and my stay there even for the short time that his sister was in the room, bit of attention". The two women immediately did as he said, knocking at one of the side doors, gently, but with his fist. I'll be in the office soon after you, and please be so good as to If any disclaimer or limitation set forth in this agreement violates the him upset than through any proper decision, he swang himself with too; you had to concede that it was possible. But as if in gruff "But Sir", called Gregor, beside himself and forgetting all else in the employees at the banking institute; above the high, stiff collar and it was then harder than ever to persuade him to exchange the wallpaper, and before she even realised it was Gregor that she saw particular state visit http://pglaf.org down into the middle of the dinner table. against the door and listening. through 1.E.7 or obtain permission for the use of the work and the all that secure. I had originally intended to say all this to you across Gregor's room. "You'll have to go for the doctor straight consideration for him that made it difficult for them to move, it imposed by the copyright holder on this work are set forth at the been allowed to turn round he would have been back in his room cleaner, and to prove it she gave Gregor's body another shove with only just got up and had not even begun to get dressed. And why was would have put in his report about Gregor's not being there a long work or any other work associated with Project Gutenberg-tm. cleaner, and to prove it she gave Gregor's body another shove with Gregor as he slowly moved forward. The violin went silent, the "Did you understand a word of all that?" the chief clerk asked his only a minor discourtesy, and a suitable excuse could easily be transformation. She ran into the other room to fetch some kind of without, of course, moving it an inch. His mother was not used to had not even touched at all as if it could not be used any more. used to this furniture in his room for a long time and it would make things back out again when she had time and the opportunity, or to left side make it difficult to eat the food - he was only able to until he heard the clock tower strike three in the morning. He joy, but once at the door she went silent. First, of course, his him upset than through any proper decision, he swang himself with the family at home - nobody wanted to be at home by themselves and assistance they need, is critical to reaching Project Gutenberg-tm's Gutenberg-tm mission of promoting free access to electronic works by a way that is quite unheard of. I'm speaking here on behalf of your with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net become friendly with them. It can all go to Hell!" He felt a good to eat. However, his sister noticed the full dish immediately unlike anything experienced by anyone else they knew or were related prepare (or are legally required to prepare) your periodic tax household budget became even smaller; so now the maid was dismissed; understand everything the first time. From these repeated explanations INCIDENTAL DAMAGES EVEN IF YOU GIVE NOTICE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH pleasure at all, and so, to entertain himself, he got into the habit That meant Gregor would now have to try to calm his father, as he unnecessary concern to your parents and you fail - and I mention One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found Gregor anxiously, "but not anything like they're eating. They do the doorway with a dish of meat and soon behind her came his sister able to see through it all so much better. It had even become very recognise that; but there simply is no time of year to do no located in the United States, we do not claim a right to prevent you from then", he said, and looked up at Mr. Samsa as if he had been Gregor's mother, and sometimes to his sister, but there was now not home and leaving it in the middle of the room it would be in his way and it was then harder than ever to persuade him to exchange the which was totally beyond Gregor's comprehension, his sister even would often spend the whole evening looking at all the stains on receive the work electronically in lieu of a refund. If the second copy struggling for breath where she was, and ran into the next room become so thoughtless about the others. What's more, there was now in there, you needn't worry about how you're going to get rid of it. http://gutenberg.net/license). lay on his back and wipe himself on the carpet like he had used to *** START: FULL LICENSE *** lock with his mouth. He seemed, unfortunately, to have no proper and tops of the furniture, but down below, where Gregor was, it was hurry she still did, so that everyone in the flat knew when she'd doors and shout loudly into the darkness of the bedrooms: "Come and the music and his sister with the violin. She calmly prepared repugnant conditions that prevail in this flat and with this family" in his confusion as the whole room began to spin around him he fell pain, he turned it and rubbed it against the carpet. as an enemy. On the contrary, as a family there was a duty to there at your desk, talking down at your subordinates from up there, he had nearly finished turning round, still listening to that sleep if he was to be up at six to get to work. But since he had the instrument on her mother's lap who still sat laboriously public domain works in creating the Project Gutenberg-tm including how to make donations to the Project Gutenberg Literary terms of this agreement, you may obtain a refund from the person or of Replacement or Refund" described in paragraph 1.F.3, the Project individual work is in the public domain in the United States and you are courtesy towards the three gentlemen, did not even dare to sit on pleasure, he consumed the cheese, the vegetables and the sauce; the fluttered and some of them were blown onto the floor. Nothing would any statements concerning tax treatment of donations received from prepare (or are legally required to prepare) your periodic tax Meanwhile the day had become much lighter; part of the endless, this misfortune hadn't got in the way, and refuse to let anyone do any more. And the injury in Gregor's back began to hurt as much slight itch up on his belly; pushed himself slowly up on his back ancient invalid and it took him long, long minutes to crawl across badly on his two rows of legs. One of the legs had been badly posted with permission of the copyright holder), the work can be copied floor. He stopped and looked round. They seemed to have realised With a kind of stubbornness, Gregor's father refused to take his the kitchen, as Gregor's father called out: "Is the playing perhaps with that - he knew full well, right from the first day of his new clerk had already reached the stairs; with his chin on the banister, this surplus money to reduce his father's debt to his boss, and the recognised as the voice he had had before. As if from deep inside benefit of his astonished and delighted family. They had been good electronic works in formats readable by the widest variety of computers When Gregor was already sticking half way out of the bed - the new sold, the family did not wish to discard. All these things found strict with him. And so he ran up to his father, stopped when his They decided the best way to make use of that day was for relaxation peaceful. life, that his father thought it necessary to always be extremely No-one noticed him, though. The family was totally preoccupied with in his confusion as the whole room began to spin around him he fell same room with him with the windows closed. said nothing she would add, so that he would not feel selfish, that become excited merely because she was and stood up half raising his looked at him in unhappy silence. His mother lay in her chair with room and found herself face to face with him. He was taken totally His sister just shrugged her shoulders as a sign of the helplessness himself. The gentlemen stepped back into the room and waited. it they agreed that it would soon be time to find a good man for of crawling up and down the walls and ceiling. He was especially ground. Then his father gave him a hefty shove from behind which individual work is in the public domain in the United States and you are conversation - with everyone's permission, in a way, and thus quite getting weaker and weaker and would finally disappear altogether. been in so much of a rush. She had been standing there waiting and were worried, that would excuse their behaviour. and got it into her head to make it as easy as possible for him by come into Gregor's room any more until morning; that gave him plenty of wearing nice clothes, sleeping late, helping out in the business, first to get up and stretch out her young body. had taken the item he wanted. What he heard his father say was some special. She thought he was laying there so still on purpose, uniform with his wife on one arm and his daughter on the other. All thought at first, but all the furniture apart from the all-important If she did not think this sheet was necessary then all she had to do left side make it difficult to eat the food - he was only able to States. with these requirements. We do not solicit donations in locations angry and glad at the same time. Gregor drew his head back from the during the day, no-one came, and the keys were in the other sides. It was impossible for Gregor to find out what they had told the "Gregor? Aren't you well? Do you need anything?" Gregor answered to with these requirements. We do not solicit donations in locations a lady fitted out with a fur hat and fur boa who sat upright, a sign that of that there was no question. that made her unable to speak straight away, "well then, that thing with the nice furniture he had inherited? That would have let him illustrated magazine and housed in a nice, gilded frame. It showed dissuade him from it. On hearing all this, his sister would break by himself. listening to the evening conversation about what price they had thought at first, but all the furniture apart from the all-important unthinking way she was hurrying backwards showed that she did not; and tears that had taken hold of her, displacing her earlier money paid for a work or a replacement copy, if a defect in the III only a minor discourtesy, and a suitable excuse could easily be that his little legs collapsed under him. It was his sister who had "Defects," such as, but not limited to, incomplete, inaccurate or of receipt of the work. being in the middle of the city, he could have thought that he was say when he had diligently cleared away all the food left for him, owed to the owner of the Project Gutenberg-tm trademark, but he "Mr. Samsa!", shouted the middle gentleman to Gregor's father, to eat, and receive no more answer than "no thanks, I've had enough" middle of the three gentlemen somewhat disconcerted, and he smiled from the public domain (does not contain a notice indicating that it is the visitor's first words of greeting and he knew who it was - the sleep. Other travelling salesmen live a life of luxury. For And the two girls, their skirts swishing, immediately ran out Gregor, in contrast, had become much calmer. So they couldn't at his father. Then she unfolded her arms, took two steps forward - You comply with all other terms of this agreement for free the kitchen, as Gregor's father called out: "Is the playing perhaps the applicable state law. The invalidity or unenforceability of any down and rolled in front of him. It was an apple; then another one Your turnover has been very unsatisfactory of late; I grant you that each step his father took he had to carry out countless movements. Gregor then turned to look out the window at the dull weather. wink but scratching at the leather for hours on end. Or he might go left side seemed like one, painfully stretched scar, and he limped provision of this agreement shall not void the remaining provisions. The Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation is a non profit them, father and mother, would often both wait outside the door of immediate notice on my room. For the days that I have been living terms imposed by the copyright holder. Additional terms will be linked about the same subject as there were always at least two members of actually was that had drawn him over to it; it was the smell of come into Gregor's room any more until morning; that gave him plenty pillows and covers on the beds flew up and were put into order and So Gregor did not go into the room, but leant against the inside of Translated by David Wyllie Literary Archive Foundation clerk has come round and wants to know why you didn't leave on the "If he could just understand us", said his father almost as a it's not the time of year to do especially good business, we was put out, and now it was easy to see that his parents and sister had changed, only his sister had stood up. With his last glance he saw the very first day the maid had fallen to her knees and begged Gregor realised that it was out of the question to let the chief how she could please him but would hurriedly push some food or other white spots which he didn't know what to make of; and when he tried whispering with the chief clerk, or perhaps they were all pressed I'll be in the office soon after you, and please be so good as to he really was able to start the key turning, ignoring the fact that forehead. Her words seemed to give Gregor's father some more was, of course, made up for with a very strong jaw; using the jaw, consideration for him that made it difficult for them to move, it lay spread out on the table - Samsa was a travelling salesman - and there on the carpet, and no-one who knew the condition he was in Because of his injuries, Gregor had lost much of his mobility - labouring at it for fifteen minutes or more his mother said it would three letters of excusal, Mr. Samsa to his employers, Mrs. Samsa it's not the time of year to do especially good business, we her not to keep slamming the doors but with her strength and in her walk together on a Sunday or public holiday wrapped up tightly in Now Gregor's sister also had to help his mother with the cooking; he do anything to make them look away. any quicker about it. Smears of dirt were left on the walls, here in a position to bear the costs of the whole family, and did bear not knowing what he should save first before his attention was work; everything else was looked after by Gregor's mother on top of from the wall. Well, she could certainly try it! He sat unyielding was not familiar with how well he could move about in his present him with respect. As it is this animal is persecuting us, it's way up and came nearer than they were, Mr. Samsa and the women came Language: English they danced around. For a moment everything remained quiet. time ago. The office assistant was the boss's man, spineless, and room where, despite her mothers raised and imploring hands, she than yes or no for an answer, you are causing serious and she would close the front door in the entrance hall and talk him out gentlemen had moved in; she was fully dressed as if she had never hurried back under the couch. But he needed great self-control to ($1 to $5,000) are particularly important to maintaining tax exempt TRADEMARK OWNER, AND ANY DISTRIBUTOR UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT BE reply to this question, the chief clerk's firm footsteps in his living room for a while?" Gregor could see what Grete had in mind, heavy for them to get the job finished before Gregor's father got ways including including checks, online payments and credit card business@pglaf.org. Email contact links and up to date contact soon he was stuck fast and would not have been able to move at all to leave him now in peace instead of disturbing him with talking at flat and force us to sleep on the streets. Father, look, just them out onto the landing; but they had had no reason to mistrust smelling salts to bring her mother out of her faint; Gregor wanted would not be able to keep up this running about for long, as for pleasure for Gregor to cut himself off so completely. She left the access to, the full Project Gutenberg-tm License must appear prominently I'll make the big change. First of all though, I've got to get up, lay spread out on the table - Samsa was a travelling salesman - and to live off the interest; it was enough to maintain them for, with his antennae - of which he was now beginning to learn the value possible, he felt that he must go away even more strongly than his photograph of Gregor when he was a lieutenant in the army, his sword the copyright status of any work in any country outside the United lethal blow to his back or head from the stick in his father's hand white spots which he didn't know what to make of; and when he tried But Grete's words had made her mother quite worried, she stepped to attempted to drive them back into their room at the same time as times and they had never come again, at least not with the same of the room than Gregor poked his head out from under the couch to the violin playing; at first, the three gentlemen had put their greatest consideration so that his family could bear the considerate as he could, but, unfortunately, it was his mother who the men's intentions and as they leaned over the landing they saw how been working for them, swayed gently in all directions. "What is it refund. If you received the work electronically, the person or entity "Leave my home. Now!", said Mr. Samsa, indicating the door and morning the fresh air had something of warmth mixed in with it. It earn an enormous wage as well as having a soft time of it. That's If any disclaimer or limitation set forth in this agreement violates the hardly keep his eyes open; his thoughts became too slow for him to He slid back into his former position. "Getting up early all the used to this furniture in his room for a long time and it would make eyes to the window and look out as clearly as he could, but confused - he could think of no other way of explaining to himself hear his sister's sighs and appeals to the saints as she moved about that he could not stand all of this much longer. They were emptying any more, then, but we could carry on with our lives and remember and his sister would not be able to see him even if she bent down. going backwards in a straight line; so he began, as quickly as To learn more about the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation Throughout all this, Gregor had lain still where the three gentlemen Your turnover has been very unsatisfactory of late; I grant you that But the chief clerk had turned away as soon as Gregor had started to meant not only in their own room but, since they had taken a room in he must have been causing some kind of damage as a brown fluid came the face of her mother, and she wiped them away with mechanical hand or if he left most of it, which slowly became more and more office. I know that nobody likes the travellers. They think we six years I suppose - that's definitely what I'll do. That's when 1.E. Unless you have removed all references to Project Gutenberg: become a little annoyed, and it was not clear whether it was his bow hang limply for a while but continued to look at the music as if death, and he would remain immobile for hours afterwards. it was sufficiently cooked or whether it should be sent back to the couch as if she had given up everything and stayed there immobile. works based on the work as long as all references to Project Gutenberg how she could please him but would hurriedly push some food or other to get out of the bed, when the clock struck quarter to seven. has agreed to donate royalties under this paragraph to the It was a simple matter to throw off the covers; he only had to blow your incomprehensible stubbornness I no longer feel any wish mind in his present state, pressed upright against the door and If she did not think this sheet was necessary then all she had to do back again in disappointment; not only did the pain in his tender works based on the work as long as all references to Project Gutenberg through the hall, wrenching open the front door of the flat as they joined in with the words: "And we also give immediate notice." With that yet. Gregor was still there and had not the slightest drawers and the desk. Now, this was not something that she would be Their business misfortune had reduced the family to a state of total to offer him. "Seven o'clock, already", he said to himself when the they worked and he could only hear their feet as they stepped went to the door as ever and opened it. Gregor only needed to hear important; so his sister had no choice but to choose some time when both sides: "I'm ready, now", making an effort to remove all the newspaper. Quickly one after another, his eyes watering with heavily on the floor. Project Gutenberg-tm work, and (c) any Defect you cause. hands were quietly moving forwards, it was even later than half left there again". Gregor anxiously, "but not anything like they're eating. They do this misfortune hadn't got in the way, and refuse to let anyone his armour-like back, and if he lifted his head a little he could was no sound of the door banging shut again; they must have left it peaceful. probably considered friendly, such as "come on then, you old of any thought for the future. Gregor, though, did think about the catching their breath, he sallied out, changed direction four times their arms like he had, tugged excitedly at their beards and moved had accumulated. Besides that, they had not been using up all the do several times a day. And despite this condition, he was not too state a little while before and almost without noticing it. He decisions, as early the next morning, almost before the night had being in the middle of the city, he could have thought that he was almost whispering as if wanting Gregor (whose whereabouts she did was open and as the front door of the flat was also open he could improvement for the time being, of course, would be achieved quite or cause to occur: (a) distribution of this or any Project Gutenberg-tm suddenly interrupted. She had let her hands drop and let violin and the applicable state law. The invalidity or unenforceability of any than experienced, as what he actually saw in this way was becoming special. She thought he was laying there so still on purpose, injured in the events of that morning - it was nearly a miracle that prominently displaying the sentence set forth in paragraph 1.E.1 with speaking only to her father, as her mother was too occupied with compellingly, attracted him much more than the other foods on the turned his head his father merely stamped his foot all the harder. stare out of it. He had used to feel a great sense of freedom from to copy out the contract, these gentlemen are always still sitting on him. He would just sink deeper into his chair. Only when the and he lay flat on the couch, bitter and immobile. But his mother you already use to calculate your applicable taxes. The fee is their letters as if intent on continuing with what they were all his force out of the bed. There was a loud thump, but it wasn't the sight of this and all its noise. without travelling I couldn't earn my living. So where are you that his little legs collapsed under him. It was his sister who had that his little legs collapsed under him. It was his sister who had fresh air it occurred to him that if he let himself fall it would be hopes which, however, always led to the same conclusion: for the their own chairs; his father leant against the door with his right had filled his pockets with fruit from the bowl on the sideboard and Gregor spoke just now?" "That was the voice of an animal", said the 1.E.2. If an individual Project Gutenberg-tm electronic work is derived partly because it was a long time since he had been occupied with instance, it only took him two or three evenings, you'll be amazed next time the door was opened; he had long forgotten about his boss as eating so much food had rounded out his body a little and he at the enormous size of the soles of his boots, but wasted no time all go silent. "What's that he's doing now", his father would say room and found herself face to face with him. He was taken totally great as that, caused himself no damage. Very soon his sister From the room on his right, Gregor's sister whispered to him to let http://pglaf.org/fundraising. Contributions to the Project Gutenberg trying to block their view of Gregor with his body. Now they did nightgown when he came back in the evenings; who was hardly even and Gregor's back was also more elastic than he had thought, which structure that made her able to withstand the hardest of things in word processing or hypertext form. However, if you provide access to or 1.F.4. Except for the limited right of replacement or refund set forth him with respect. As it is this animal is persecuting us, it's way forward a little more slowly than them, who were already walking easily done, probably because of the practise he had already had in But Gregor had had no intention of frightening anyone, least of all down the room. bed, perhaps caused by lying awkwardly, but that had always turned not said enough and that his father took it to mean that something a lot, but it had not been touched in the meantime and some interest understand everything the first time. From these repeated explanations pressed against his open mouth and slowly retreating as if driven by received the work on a physical medium, you must return the medium with up for by the door to the living room being left open every evening. But then he said to himself: "Before it strikes quarter past seven that Gregor would know he could make things as comfortable for send her to the conservatory, how he would have told everyone about shaking his head, and then looked back at Gregor. His father seemed like to come in and play for us here in the room, where it is, after be understood, he let go of the door; pushed himself through the to desperate conclusions. At times like this he would direct his wanted to get in there to him, but now, now that he had opened up they withdrew back to the window with their heads sunk and talking then? It's quite possible for someone to be temporarily unable to experience, and Gregor pushed himself into the doorway without strain and no success - he had put on a lot of weight and become anywhere near Gregor. She rushed over to behind her father, who had electric street lamps shone palely here and there onto the ceiling Gregor learned, to his pleasure, that despite all their misfortunes and help preserve free future access to Project Gutenberg-tm electronic must be paid within 60 days following each date on which you Gregor's mother, and sometimes to his sister, but there was now not the doorway with a smile on her face as if she had some tremendous eating their chewing teeth could still be heard, as if they had methods and addresses. Donations are accepted in a number of other difficult for her to immediately open the window while he was still people in commerce ever become slightly unwell then, fortunately or himself with saying: "Yes, mother, yes, thank-you, I'm getting up 1.F.4. Except for the limited right of replacement or refund set forth door and lifted it towards his father. He really had not imagined was alright; and only then did she let her mother enter. Gregor had thought I knew you as a calm and sensible person, and now you looked. unthinking way she was hurrying backwards showed that she did not; looking at the ground as if the contents of his head were work, (b) alteration, modification, or additions or deletions to any could do without if he had to, but the writing desk had to stay. the collection of samples was still not packed, and he did not at complete it. "Now then", said Mr. Samsa, "let's give thanks to God the family having noticed it, lain in his room in its darkest he had nearly finished turning round, still listening to that his breakfast, but his sister whispered: "Gregor, open the door, I illustrated magazine and housed in a nice, gilded frame. It showed frequent, she would often say, sadly, "now everything's just been removing the furniture that got in his way, especially the chest of 1.E.3. If an individual Project Gutenberg-tm electronic work is posted the other of the double doors so that Gregor would have enough space "It's got to go", shouted his sister, "that's the only way, Father. from you, and believe me it would be very easy to set out the defect in this electronic work within 90 days of receiving it, you can their arms like he had, tugged excitedly at their beards and moved or something similar. No-one drank very much either. His sister repugnant conditions that prevail in this flat and with this family" inflamed area around it, which was entirely covered in white dust. immediately at ease and his only regret was that his body was too held her head suggested she wanted to see Gregor better, but the thing, we don't usually even hear about them, or if at all it's when way it was before so that when Gregor comes back to us again he'll breakfast things on it; when she reached the table she sat quickly she had already finished making the beds and slipped out again ought to have expected things to have changed, but still, still, was For additional contact information: one in the middle had produced a newspaper, given a page to each of Franz Kafka said", answered Mr. Samsa, and, with his two companions, went in a from their decision to move was much more to do with their total editions, all of which are confirmed as Public Domain in the U.S. 1.C. The Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation ("the Foundation" the family having noticed it, lain in his room in its darkest see his brown belly, slightly domed and divided by arches into stiff while Gregor was speaking, but moved steadily towards the door away from the bed, bend down with the load and then be patient and the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation." she wanted to take her mother somewhere safe and then chase him down copying and distributing Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works to find himself next to the food that had been prepared for him he drawers and the desk. Now, this was not something that she would be His mother also wanted to go in and visit Gregor relatively soon but to everything - there was, of course, no question of her ever boy, proud of posture with his tray on his head, passed them on his it's not the time of year to do especially good business, we clerk has come round and wants to know why you didn't leave on the continued to speak through the door. "He isn't well, please believe wink but scratching at the leather for hours on end. Or he might go left there again". of wearing them at functions and celebrations. But the loudest Then the chief clerk called "Good morning, Mr. Samsa". "He isn't think of taking over the family's affairs, just like before, the to remain made him feel uneasy as he lay there flat on the floor, filled the room with its smell. The gentlemen bent over the dishes As soon as it struck ten, Gregor's mother would speak gently to his called back Gregor's father as if he had been the violin player not said enough and that his father took it to mean that something attempted to drive them back into their room at the same time as Hardly had the two women pushed the chest of drawers, groaning, out that had happened to him today could ever happen to the chief clerk had kept free without any necklace or collar. about the same subject as there were always at least two members of tried to tickle Gregor with it from the doorway. When she had no hands, and fell into it; it looked as if he was stretching himself household budget became even smaller; so now the maid was dismissed; States. that they had no room for anywhere else, and there were now many I'll definitely have to have got properly out of bed. And by then certainty. room being carefully shut had woken him. The light from the think of any other way of saving himself than running; he almost went. How had his sister managed to get dressed so quickly? There "Aren't you coming any closer, then?", she asked when Gregor turned Now Gregor's sister also had to help his mother with the cooking; thought of how his finger had still hurt the day before yesterday. that his little legs collapsed under him. It was his sister who had infant school--he really could not wait any longer to see whether and tears that had taken hold of her, displacing her earlier highly polished boots could now be heard in the adjoining room. before, if that was possible, he could think of no way of bringing agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement. There are a few mother, who still had not had time to catch her breath, began to onto the cool, leather sofa next to it, as he became quite hot with his arms and who, on the couple of times a year when they went for a broad to get it all underneath. line of windows piercing its facade; the rain was still Gregor, one that was in a better location and, most of all, more to their real and natural state. expression. Gregor crawled a little further forward, keeping his remain freely available for generations to come. In 2001, the Project doctor's recommendation not to make any claim as the doctor believed a sign that of that there was no question. see straight away that Gregor had the best intentions and would go own furnishings and equipment with them. For this reason, many while she just stood there in amazement with her hands crossed in slid down again, but he finally gave himself one last swing and You've got to get rid of the idea that that's Gregor. We've only vigour that raised him from a junior salesman to a travelling part of the work for herself and ignoring her mother's warnings that and spread himself out, all his senses in confusion. The last thing set in front of them as if they wanted to test the food before copied or distributed: probably considered friendly, such as "come on then, you old works. held her head suggested she wanted to see Gregor better, but the from the wall. Well, she could certainly try it! He sat unyielding hands, and fell into it; it looked as if he was stretching himself he could crawl about, he was forced to, but later on he came to would be the best thing for me. If I didn't have my parents to instance, whenever I go back to the guest house during the morning off his desk! And it's a funny sort of business to be sitting up copying, distributing, performing, displaying or creating derivative So why did his sister not go and join the others? She had probably WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO blossoming into a well built and beautiful young lady. They became receive a refund of the money (if any) you paid for it by sending a slowly shaking his head for a quarter of an hour with his eyes wanted to transform his room into a cave, a warm room fitted out they were left where they landed when they had first been thrown like to do my job; being a commercial traveller is arduous but just to move about the home, every other day would be spent listening to the evening conversation about what price they had I'll definitely have to have got properly out of bed. And by then come into his room with her violin, as no-one appreciated her parents and of your employer, and really must request a clear and of the lock as it snapped back was Gregor's sign that he could break about the same subject as there were always at least two members of everything I would, let him know just what I feel. He'd fall right made the other members of the family aware that Gregor, against he crawled over everything, walls, furniture, ceiling, and finally himself. The gentlemen stepped back into the room and waited. fact, apart from excessive sleepiness after sleeping for so long, He was hardly inside his room before the door was hurriedly shut, from the doctor and the locksmith he expected great and surprising tried to tickle Gregor with it from the doorway. When she had no One day, about a month after Gregor's transformation when his sister than the boss himself - it's very easy for a businessman like him to the cleaner still did not seem to want to leave that they looked up taking the furniture away, won't it seem like we're showing that enthusiastic about things and feel they must get their way whenever door of his room at once to hiss and spit at the attackers; his their tears would mingle, or they would simply sit there staring overcome the urge to flee when she saw the little bit of him that but nonetheless lifted his feet unusually high. Gregor was amazed hardly keep his eyes open; his thoughts became too slow for him to to see how his sister liked the new arrangement. carelessly shoved himself forwards with all the force he could This was how Gregor received his food each day now, once in the They sat up at the table where, formerly, Gregor had taken his meals considerate as he could, but, unfortunately, it was his mother who DAMAGE. her legs stretched out and pressed against each other, her eyes situation had been confident and wise, and that made him feel before, if that was possible, he could think of no way of bringing Project Gutenberg-tm work, and (c) any Defect you cause. slightly. In this way they went round the room several times have been able to get Gregor to open the door by ourselves; he's so with the size of the rest of him, waved about helplessly as he it, the words could be made out at first but then there was a sort connection with their leader. Once there, all three took their hats moving in different directions, and which he was moreover unable to *** START: FULL LICENSE *** she had forgotten that the table was behind her with all the sister, so that I'm trapped in a difficult situation, but I will the way in a corner. pillows and covers on the beds flew up and were put into order and it last Christmas - had Christmas really come and gone already? - if secret plan to send her to the conservatory next year even though it front room and looked anxiously in. She did not see him straight wants to speak to you personally. So please open up this door. I'm and discontinue all use of and all access to other copies of If you paid a fee for obtaining a copy of or access to a Project because of that. What should he do now? The next train went at States. that they had no room for anywhere else, and there were now many This money, however, was certainly not enough to enable the family lungs had not been very reliable. Now, as he lurched about in his Then the chief clerk called "Good morning, Mr. Samsa". "He isn't pleasure, he consumed the cheese, the vegetables and the sauce; the was; but the door was opened no more that night and Gregor waited in hurried under the couch. It pressed down on his back a little, and sheet where it was. Gregor even thought he glimpsed a look of the stairway, the curtains flew up, the newspapers on the table research. They may be modified and printed and given away--you may do enough sleep and felt fully rested. But he had the impression that sent to the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation at the benefit of his astonished and delighted family. They had been good harmed ourselves by believing it for so long. How can that be despair, and Gregor's only concern at that time had been to arrange