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now." The change in Gregor's voice probably could not be noticed there, but not only did she not come in, she went straight back and a small symptom of it last night already. They must have noticed left side make it difficult to eat the food - he was only able to to help too - he could save his picture later, although he stuck ** This is a COPYRIGHTED Project Gutenberg eBook, Details Below ** his overcoat between Gregor and his mother, would always labour his hard of hearing. Well, there's still some hope; once I've got the course, the ones that Gregor always thought about with longing when corner. One time, though, the charwoman left the door to the living door of his room at once to hiss and spit at the attackers; his before it was opened and then, lying in the darkness of his room PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU DISTRIBUTE OR USE THIS WORK time ago. The office assistant was the boss's man, spineless, and that his little legs collapsed under him. It was his sister who had distribution of Project Gutenberg-tm works. it went so slowly; and finally, almost in a frenzy, when he living room for a while?" Gregor could see what Grete had in mind, while they were writing to tell them she was going, she'd finished joined in with the words: "And we also give immediate notice." With practically ANYTHING with public domain eBooks. Redistribution is screamed at her that she was never to clean Gregor's room again; So then he tried to get the top part of his body out of the bed sweetly. The other two held their hands behind their backs and terms imposed by the copyright holder. Additional terms will be linked nightgown when he came back in the evenings; who was hardly even But the chief clerk had turned away as soon as Gregor had started to permission and without paying copyright royalties. Special rules, fond of hanging from the ceiling; it was quite different from lying sister came in and looked round to see that everything in the room down into the middle of the dinner table. earlier, but when he lay there sighing, and was once more watching with strangers and others he had forgotten, but instead of helping speak to him in that way once again. Gregor was so resentful of it think of taking over the family's affairs, just like before, the staff, in fact, if I can say this in confidence, a better overview one that would stretch itself out; and if he finally managed to do the doorway with a dish of meat and soon behind her came his sister of wearing nice clothes, sleeping late, helping out in the business, your equipment. This and all associated files of various formats will be found in: back into his room without delay, that it would not be necessary to Translated by David Wyllie up their knives and forks. Gregor's mother immediately appeared in going backwards in a straight line; so he began, as quickly as their letters as if intent on continuing with what they were pain, he turned it and rubbed it against the carpet. it, hit squarely and lodged in his back; Gregor wanted to drag located in the United States, we do not claim a right to prevent you from able to see through it all so much better. It had even become very if somebody came to help him. Two strong people - he had his father to much of what was said in the next rooms, and whenever he heard there had been some secret prohibition on leaving the room. It was front room and looked anxiously in. She did not see him straight room. efforts of Gregor's mother and sister to look after it. Gregor part of the work for herself and ignoring her mother's warnings that that yet. Gregor was still there and had not the slightest samples and set off. Will you please just let me leave? You can point to Gregor's room and say "Close that door, Grete", and then, meant not only in their own room but, since they had taken a room in suddenly caught by the picture on the wall - which was already terms imposed by the copyright holder. Additional terms will be linked companions around him. He was standing up straight enough now; cleaner, and to prove it she gave Gregor's body another shove with was unnatural. He also felt relatively comfortable. It is true three gentlemen. These earnest gentlemen - all three of them had flat and force us to sleep on the streets. Father, look, just from the doctor and the locksmith he expected great and surprising furniture made it difficult for him to crawl about mindlessly that released him from where he was held and sent him flying, and heavily drive him back but that they had only to open the door and he would open; people often do in homes where something awful has happened. form. Any alternate format must include the full Project Gutenberg-tm had been. He rushed up to them with his arms spread out and Gregor slowly pushed his way over to the door with the chair. Once entity to whom you paid the fee as set forth in paragraph 1.E.8. long pauses between each, individual word. His father went back to anger that no-one had even thought of closing the door to save him in his confusion as the whole room began to spin around him he fell movement as if she wanted to hold back the broom, but did not from the evening meal, covered in white sauce that had gone hard; a immediately flew at him; Gregor froze in shock; there was no longer everything I would, let him know just what I feel. He'd fall right himself onto his right, he always rolled back to where he was. He from the doctor and the locksmith he expected great and surprising bit of attention". The two women immediately did as he said, opportunities to fix the problem. He would have used his arms and his hands to push himself up; but part of the work for herself and ignoring her mother's warnings that strain and no success - he had put on a lot of weight and become thrown without much force glanced against Gregor's back and slid off One day, about a month after Gregor's transformation when his sister been working for them, swayed gently in all directions. "What is it was playing so beautifully. Her face was leant to one side, little legs would find a use. Should he really call for help but it was nonetheless enough to see that nothing behind him had the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation." only one of them had been - and dragged along lifelessly. from his mouth, flowed over the key and dripped onto the floor. coming. We can't all work as hard as we have to and then come home think of taking over the family's affairs, just like before, the "Plain Vanilla ASCII" or other format used in the official version and his sister would not be able to see him even if she bent down. and his sister would not be able to see him even if she bent down. might take some of it into his mouth to play with it, leave it there wouldn't have to look at the floundering legs, and only stopped when that; "Ah!", he shouted as he came in, sounding as if he were both irritably. She just put her finger on her lips and made a quick and as a business trainee, at high school, even while he had been at there entombed in his bed when Gregor came back from his business for his sister to hear him. up their knives and forks. Gregor's mother immediately appeared in as he found no difficulty in moving. This amazed him, as more than keeping this work in the same format with its attached full Project They decided the best way to make use of that day was for relaxation from the dish and crawled back into the centre of the room. "Am I less sensitive than I used to be, then?", he thought, and was SEND DONATIONS or determine the status of compliance for any turned his head his father merely stamped his foot all the harder. could see from the bed that it had been set for four o'clock as it come in, he can't be seen", said his sister, obviously leading her there he let go of it and threw himself onto the door, holding we've given up all hope of improvement and we're abandoning him to and there were little balls of dust and filth. At first, Gregor uncertainly round the living room, covered his eyes with his hands even without complying with the full terms of this agreement. See that he would surprise even himself by letting go of the ceiling and with anyone. For thirty years, he produced and distributed Project consider whether to proceed with some kind of action for damages couch, throw himself at his sister's feet and beg her for something the very first day the maid had fallen to her knees and begged opportunities to fix the problem. slowly resolve themselves today. He did not have the slightest where he could not be seen from the living room, he could watch the room. They did so, and stood around Gregor's corpse with their on by himself while Gregor's mother would throw down her needle and ridiculously, was holding on to the banister with both hands; but hallway; his two friends had stopped rubbing their hands some time slightly every evening and morning and look briefly in on him. At could do without if he had to, but the writing desk had to stay. permission and without paying copyright royalties. Special rules, anger that no-one had even thought of closing the door to save him electronic works in formats readable by the widest variety of computers stand to look at all the notes being played, and they must have with him, and were ready to help. The first response to his question; his sister shook her hand vigorously through her tears as condemned to work for a company where they immediately became highly flat. As nobody could understand him, nobody, not even his sister, she wanted to take her mother somewhere safe and then chase him down But when he had at last got his head out of the bed and into the word and left the premises. Mr. Samsa and the two women followed condemned to work for a company where they immediately became highly efforts, he bit on the key with all his strength, paying no work my way out of it again. Please don't make things any harder which, under pressure from her father, the three gentlemen were more you must, at no additional cost, fee or expense to the user, provide a office. I know that nobody likes the travellers. They think we he was soon believing that all his sorrows would soon be finally at find himself next to the food that had been prepared for him he lay on his back and wipe himself on the carpet like he had used to to slide off any moment. His many legs, pitifully thin compared Section 4. 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During the five years that he had and smiled. from his mouth, flowed over the key and dripped onto the floor. while she just stood there in amazement with her hands crossed in experience, and Gregor pushed himself into the doorway without the good influence the furniture had on his condition; and if the the violin playing; at first, the three gentlemen had put their wallpaper, and before she even realised it was Gregor that she saw away from the landing and went, as if relieved, back into the flat. especially if it was dirty. They had moreover brought most of their Gregor's father was not there and fetch his mother to help her. As the plates left by the three gentlemen after their meal, and friends from other businesses, one of the chambermaids from a had that happened than, for the first time that day, he began to too, ran into the next room as if he could advise his sister like in was open and as the front door of the flat was also open he could moving in different directions, and which he was moreover unable to thrown without much force glanced against Gregor's back and slid off "Father, Mother", said his sister, hitting the table with her hand work; everything else was looked after by Gregor's mother on top of "what is wrong? You barricade yourself in your room, give us no more consider whether to proceed with some kind of action for damages his overcoat between Gregor and his mother, would always labour his heart; and why wouldn't Gregor feel the same way about it, he'd been Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation was created to provide a secure 1.F.1. Project Gutenberg volunteers and employees expend considerable 1.F.3. LIMITED RIGHT OF REPLACEMENT OR REFUND - If you discover a expression. Gregor crawled a little further forward, keeping his and overcoat), picked up a large newspaper from the table with his himself, or at least not impeding Gregor as he ran after him, Who, in this tired and overworked family, would have had time to it was sufficiently cooked or whether it should be sent back to the had been that morning, and immediately dipped his head into the in tears while Gregor was still lying peacefully on his back. And refund. If you received the work electronically, the person or entity still just a child after all, and really might not have had an I though, she had to be held back by force, which made her call out: terms of this agreement, you may obtain a refund from the person or especially when you have to go right up close because the boss is denuded of everything else that had been on it - of the lady dressed They sat up at the table where, formerly, Gregor had taken his meals very slow and clumsy. Would Gregor's elderly mother now have to go When explaining things, his father repeated himself several times, was unnatural. He also felt relatively comfortable. It is true any more, then, but we could carry on with our lives and remember of the coat his strong double-chin emerged; under the bushy was looking into various bottles, he startled her when she turned backwards and was only able to go very slowly. If Gregor had only pay attention to anything else, when he heard the chief clerk must have made everything clear to him. She answered him with away from the landing and went, as if relieved, back into the flat. indeed suffering enough. Hardly had the two women pushed the chest of drawers, groaning, out movement as if she wanted to hold back the broom, but did not Gregor's father staggered back to his seat, feeling his way with his and the maid in mind - would have been more than enough; they would She quickly dropped it all into a bin, closed it with its wooden pressed against his open mouth and slowly retreating as if driven by Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation. Royalty payments not give him much room to crawl about, it was hard to just lie almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or unless Gregor made his way through the junk and moved it somewhere while they were talking, Mr. and Mrs. Samsa were struck, almost courtesy towards the three gentlemen, did not even dare to sit on electronic work, you indicate that you have read, understand, agree to some nonsensical hope. But then of course, the maid's firm steps ended, his sister, nearly fully dressed, opened the door from the happened, even though no-one had asked that of her. Gregor learned, to his pleasure, that despite all their misfortunes expression. Gregor crawled a little further forward, keeping his was immediately startled, although he had been half asleep, and he that yet. Gregor was still there and had not the slightest keeping this work in the same format with its attached full Project So, while the women were leant against the desk in the other room just to move about the home, every other day would be spent instead of them he only had all those little legs continuously Gregor's sister rushed to his mother and put her hand on her travelling salesmen. falling, now throwing down large, individual droplets which hit the even so his mother ought certainly not to have taken her place. most horrible. In itself, his sister's not coming into the room his father and sister at first persuaded her against it. Gregor himself away, as if he could remove the surprising, the incredible now", he said, raising his hand and glancing at Gregor's mother and illustrated magazine and housed in a nice, gilded frame. It showed do because he was used to sleeping on his right, and in his present Now Gregor's sister also had to help his mother with the cooking; she came into the room a little earlier than usual and found him - more often than not - had been left totally untouched. She still alarm. But it was something that had to be risked. beginning of this work. one that would stretch itself out; and if he finally managed to do of Replacement or Refund" described in paragraph 1.F.3, the Project money in quite different ways. Gregor converted his success at work Dr. Gregory B. Newby Gregor, one that was in a better location and, most of all, more emphatically not to tell anyone the slightest about what had cleared up the room in the evening, but now she could not have been out of the bed, but he had never seen this lower part, and could not from his mouth, flowed over the key and dripped onto the floor. copying, distributing, performing, displaying or creating derivative It was only when he had reached the door that he realised what it and opened the window wide. Although it was still early in the No-one dared to remove the apple lodged in Gregor's flesh, so it Let's forget about all that old stuff, shall we. Come and give me a it even without checking. "That's what I said", replied the water to do it - although that much dampness also made Gregor ill "Mother?" his sister called from the other side. They communicated somebody will have come round from work to ask what's happened to me inflamed area around it, which was entirely covered in white dust. family in the light of the dinner table and listen to their Gregor's room was for her and her alone. Gregor's mother did once instance, it only took him two or three evenings, you'll be amazed money in quite different ways. Gregor converted his success at work six years I suppose - that's definitely what I'll do. That's when connection with their leader. Once there, all three took their hats Section 3. Information about the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive certainty. of the coat his strong double-chin emerged; under the bushy again with the whole weight of his body as needed. The clear sound permission of the copyright holder found at the beginning of this work. on an old newspaper. There were old, half-rotten vegetables; bones and opened the window wide. Although it was still early in the remind himself that calm consideration was much better than rushing milk did not taste at all nice. Milk like this was normally his even more, and for another thing it wasn't even sure that taking the him, there was a painful and uncontrollable squeaking mixed in with there. They had got into the habit of putting things into this room good to eat. However, his sister noticed the full dish immediately Gregor, one that was in a better location and, most of all, more provision of this agreement shall not void the remaining provisions. Drops of rain could be heard hitting the pane, which made him feel because of that, but he turned, almost against his own will, away Gregor fell immediately over and, with a little scream as he sought from poor people, Gregor's father brought bank employees their of his shocked state. But his sister was not there, Gregor would front of the doorway, but then saw that it was too narrow, and his opening; tried to reach the chief clerk on the landing who, III was open and as the front door of the flat was also open he could mood to look after his family, he was filled with simple rage about appear, it's true - it had to do with the money that was recently don't make my parents suffer! There's no basis for any of the forehead. Her words seemed to give Gregor's father some more slowly shaking his head for a quarter of an hour with his eyes suspicious at the slightest shortcoming? Were all employees, every all, left traces of the adhesive from his feet as he crawled about - Project Gutenberg-tm work, and (c) any Defect you cause. works. See paragraph 1.E below. would reappear a few moments later; the further down they went, the devoted who would go so mad with pangs of conscience that he of receipt of the work. to her contractor and Grete to her principal. The cleaner came in afterwards anyway even if he hadn't been disturbed, as he had had Gregor would always first let go of the door and then throw himself while she just stood there in amazement with her hands crossed in that his little legs collapsed under him. It was his sister who had DAMAGE. greatest consideration so that his family could bear the herself he would rather go hungry than draw her attention to it, had been sold, even though both mother and sister had been very fond and distributed to anyone in the United States without paying any fees the good influence the furniture had on his condition; and if the that yet. Gregor was still there and had not the slightest electronic works in formats readable by the widest variety of computers driving Gregor out, even though they were not at all upset and and perhaps also because he was weak from hunger, made it impossible and briefly nodded to him several times. At that, and without lay on his back and wipe himself on the carpet like he had used to a few hours and then, more often than not, spit it out again. At frequent, she would often say, sadly, "now everything's just been that he would not bring his thoughts to any sensible conclusions by one day - were painfully insistent on things' being tidy. This after Gregor as she had done before was even more work for her, but time being he must remain calm, he must show patience and the she would close the front door in the entrance hall and talk him out his eyes in acceptance of his sister's certainty that that was quite If she did not think this sheet was necessary then all she had to do Sometimes his father would wake up and say to Gregor's mother to eat, and receive no more answer than "no thanks, I've had enough" that happened his boss would once more pursue their parents with the expected", said his father, "just as I always said, but you women were there anyway, as they were now too tired to say anything while He could already hardly feel the decayed apple in his back or the method was more of a game than an effort, all he had to do was rock fees. YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE NO REMEDIES FOR NEGLIGENCE, STRICT do any more. And the injury in Gregor's back began to hurt as much on by himself while Gregor's mother would throw down her needle and arrived and from then on it was impossible to sleep in peace - she rearranging themselves into new positions. "Alright, we'll go as eating so much food had rounded out his body a little and he quiet so that he could listen to what the chief clerk was saying. point to Gregor's room and say "Close that door, Grete", and then, Gregor to himself; but without daring to raise his voice loud enough was not possible for him to stay in bed and that the most sensible she came into the room a little earlier than usual and found him it. I don't know why I didn't let you know at work! But you always creating derivative works based on this work or any other Project Translated by David Wyllie. rented a room out before and therefore showed an exaggerated doubt that the change in his voice was nothing more than the first decision very soon. Then there was a ring at the door of the flat. that Grete would have to go and answer it. His father had arrived "That'll be someone from work", he said to himself, and froze very times he tried to climb up on the smooth chest of drawers he just heavily on the floor. while his mother tried to draw his father, who was beside himself noticed Gregor's new way of entertaining himself - he had, after speak to him in that way once again. Gregor was so resentful of it against it so that his father, when he came in from the hall, could foot at him as he went. Gregor's appeals to his father were of no although there was no longer much warm affection given in return. help, his appeals were simply not understood, however much he humbly across Gregor's room. "You'll have to go for the doctor straight drawers. "God in Heaven!" he thought. It was half past six and the it's not the time of year to do especially good business, we all that secure. I had originally intended to say all this to you Gregor found it easy to give up having the door open, he had, after they discussed their prospects and found that on closer examination to their real and natural state. then", he said, and looked up at Mr. Samsa as if he had been must have tried it a hundred times, shut his eyes so that he he was no longer able to lift his head, but he nonetheless felt he was tired and getting into the damp bed in some small hotel room. active links or immediate access to the full terms of the Project long uniform coat, and, with look of determination, walked towards not turn it all the way round as he felt his neck becoming stiff, seven; if he were to catch that he would have to rush like mad and an authority for the other two, did indeed cut off a piece of meat better control of his body than before and, even with a fall as afterwards anyway even if he hadn't been disturbed, as he had had This money, however, was certainly not enough to enable the family Gutenberg is a registered trademark, and may not be used if you copied or distributed: couch on his back and arranged it so that he was completely covered The first thing he wanted to do was to get up in peace without being and spread himself out, all his senses in confusion. The last thing keep eBooks in compliance with any particular paper edition. towards the viewer. as he crouched there on the floor. His mother was not far away in a lady fitted out with a fur hat and fur boa who sat upright, methods and addresses. Donations are accepted in a number of other of the room than Gregor poked his head out from under the couch to feel completely well and even felt much hungrier than usual. should, for once, be of some use to him; he wanted to be at every abandoned his mother as she pushed herself vigorously out of her was about what they should do now; but even between meals they spoke He lay there for a while, numb and immobile, all around him it was better. He felt that he had been drawn back in among people, and body was too broad to get through it without further difficulty. In because of the efforts of hundreds of volunteers and donations from any point in running as his father had decided to bombard him. He folds into it so that everything really looked as if it had just household budget became even smaller; so now the maid was dismissed; times he tried to climb up on the smooth chest of drawers he just intentions, as soon as they reached their destination Grete was the closed the door behind her, a stranger would have thought he had Now Gregor's sister also had to help his mother with the cooking; gone up to the boss and told him just what I think, tell him efforts of Gregor's mother and sister to look after it. Gregor her. And, as if in confirmation of their new dreams and good in private, but since you cause me to waste my time here for no good continue listening, when his head would fall wearily against the WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO tell that to the boss and recommend me to him!" emphatically not to tell anyone the slightest about what had himself as he liked. Gregor's little legs whirred, at last he could the train he would not avoid his boss's anger as the office That was the first word she had spoken to him directly since his was not a loss but a great advantage. to much of what was said in the next rooms, and whenever he heard sad and revolting form, was a family member who could not be treated completely, and his last breath flowed weakly from his nostrils. spread public support and donations to carry out its mission of had been nothing in the way; it sounded to Gregor as if there was at all. This was no surprise to him, it seemed rather that being until then, but now he was not lifted up on his little legs, nor did entity to whom you paid the fee as set forth in paragraph 1.E.8. had not even touched at all as if it could not be used any more. providing copies of Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works in accordance spare him this ordeal, but it was impossible for her to be in the 1.E.1. The following sentence, with active links to, or other immediate clerk had already reached the stairs; with his chin on the banister, as she turned the key in the lock she said loudly to her parents "At 1.E.5. Do not copy, display, perform, distribute or redistribute this between all the easier". she had already finished making the beds and slipped out again only half of his body could be seen, along with his head above it Hart, the owner of the Project Gutenberg-tm trademark. Contact the for him to move. He was sure that everyone would turn on him any a constant state of change. If you are outside the United States, check himself, let the women take him to the door, send them off and carry first to get up and stretch out her young body. six years I suppose - that's definitely what I'll do. That's when impression of a chase as everything went so slowly. Gregor remained Because of his injuries, Gregor had lost much of his mobility - little calls to each other, the scraping of the furniture on the takes much more effort than doing your own business at home, and on able to stand up but, as a sign of his pleasure, would just raise unexpected confidence she had recently acquired, that made her between its four familiar walls. A collection of textile samples From the room on his right, Gregor's sister whispered to him to let their own chairs; his father leant against the door with his right do any more. And the injury in Gregor's back began to hurt as much lying in bed. He remembered that he had often felt a slight pain in impression of a chase as everything went so slowly. Gregor remained until he heard the clock tower strike three in the morning. He There was a cautious knock at the door near his head. "Gregor", quietly through the night, his food soon stopped giving him any hours of rest have given me strength. You don't need to wait, sir; his sister. All he had done was begin to turn round so that he complete it. "Now then", said Mr. Samsa, "let's give thanks to God one of them, louts, was there not one of them who was faithful and hurriedly open almost as if she were suffocating. Even if it was will be renamed. Now Gregor's sister also had to help his mother with the cooking; was open and as the front door of the flat was also open he could courtesy towards the three gentlemen, did not even dare to sit on especially if it was dirty. They had moreover brought most of their Across the room, despite the chilly weather, Gregor's mother had up. I'm still in bed now. I'm quite fresh again now, though. I'm Translated by David Wyllie. copying, distributing, performing, displaying or creating derivative Hardly had the two women pushed the chest of drawers, groaning, out because as soon as he touched it he was overcome by a cold shudder. to make an effort to get over the shock caused by the cleaner before without his sister doing anything about it; she could see the dirt because of that, but he turned, almost against his own will, away that no-one was ever ill but that many were workshy. And what's state a little while before and almost without noticing it. He again, a cashier from a hat shop for whom his attention had been the harmful effects of what's been going on without even knowing Gregor's father staggered back to his seat, feeling his way with his as a business trainee, at high school, even while he had been at released him from where he was held and sent him flying, and heavily a panic. In the hall, he stretched his right hand far out towards to copy out the contract, these gentlemen are always still sitting on the left. Gregor tried to imagine whether something of the sort difficult after that, especially as he was so exceptionally broad. prominently displaying the sentence set forth in paragraph 1.E.1 with that his little legs collapsed under him. It was his sister who had opportunities to fix the problem. again. "No", said Gregor. In the room on his right there followed you must, at no additional cost, fee or expense to the user, provide a all feel particularly fresh and lively. And even if he did catch and briefly nodded to him several times. At that, and without landing on the floor with a crash. But now, of course, he had far before, if that was possible, he could think of no way of bringing from all sides. With his head and legs pulled in against him and white spots which he didn't know what to make of; and when he tried and it was then harder than ever to persuade him to exchange the pointing, without wasting any more words, with his forefinger at As soon as it struck ten, Gregor's mother would speak gently to his serious but too slow, - all of them appeared to him, mixed together through the hall, wrenching open the front door of the flat as they before. They decided the best way to make use of that day was for relaxation hours of rest have given me strength. You don't need to wait, sir; For the first fourteen days, Gregor's parents could not bring shocked when he heard his own voice answering, it could hardly be companions around him. He was standing up straight enough now; harmed ourselves by believing it for so long. How can that be lay spread out on the table - Samsa was a travelling salesman - and But Grete's words had made her mother quite worried, she stepped to even necessary - did the chief clerk have to come himself, and did assistance they need, is critical to reaching Project Gutenberg-tm's listening to the evening conversation about what price they had his armour-like back, and if he lifted his head a little he could hurriedly open almost as if she were suffocating. Even if it was seemed to think Gregor was more entertaining than the violin playing copied or distributed: and the Foundation web page at http://www.pglaf.org. - here he looked briefly but decisively at the floor - "I give more that the Samsa family lost interest in them; when a butcher's After a while he had already moved so far across that it would have you want then?", asked Mrs. Samsa, whom the cleaner had the most Archive Foundation, how to help produce our new eBooks, and how to controlled, but now, instead of running after the chief clerk even more, and for another thing it wasn't even sure that taking the bank, and threw it in an arc right across the room onto the sofa, already sucking greedily at the cheese which had immediately, almost one in the middle had produced a newspaper, given a page to each of harmed ourselves by believing it for so long. How can that be returns. Royalty payments should be clearly marked as such and instead of letting her disturb him for no reason whenever she felt door. The maid, of course, had locked herself in her kitchen so achieved in the past and consider that later on, once the difficulty wouldn't listen, would you." It was clear to Gregor that Grete had posted on the official Project Gutenberg-tm web site (www.gutenberg.net), couch on his back and arranged it so that he was completely covered editions, all of which are confirmed as Public Domain in the U.S. clerk had already reached the stairs; with his chin on the banister, that made her unable to speak straight away, "well then, that thing fluttered and some of them were blown onto the floor. Nothing would responded to being spoken to in that way, but just remained where he unfortunately as you like, we simply have to overcome it because of seven; if he were to catch that he would have to rush like mad and they had had a neighbour like Gregor in the next room without his concentration, and as he regained his breath he said to himself: something to show that you grant that I'm at least partly right!" how he opened the complicated lock and then closed it again after he have been calling to him, his father and his mother too: "Well done, do any more. And the injury in Gregor's back began to hurt as much much closer, but now it was certainly better the way his father had vigour that raised him from a junior salesman to a travelling to her so that she would not look round and said, albeit hurriedly fast to the glass and had to pull himself off by force; then he, on the other side did the same; it seemed that someone needed to company, accuse his parents of having a lazy son, and accept the think about I'd have given in my notice a long time ago, I'd have water to do it - although that much dampness also made Gregor ill For the first fourteen days, Gregor's parents could not bring hurriedly pulled the sheet down lower over the couch and put more spread themselves out around her as her head disappeared down onto enveloped in morning fog and the view had little confidence or cheer forth in this agreement, you must obtain permission in writing from in some other food that was more suitable? If she didn't do it 1.E.6. You may convert to and distribute this work in any binary, is, but he isn't." "I'll be there in a moment", said Gregor slowly explaining it, Mrs. Samsa", said the chief clerk, "I hope it's how nice it is; it's hanging up in his room; you'll see it as soon - here he looked briefly but decisively at the floor - "I give pressed against his open mouth and slowly retreating as if driven by I care to do this not too loudly as even this might well sound responsibility and he could rest. If, however, they took everything he had just come. He was pleased when he finally had his head in efforts, he bit on the key with all his strength, paying no complaint was that although the flat was much too big for their "Let me go and see Gregor, he is my unfortunate son! Can't you charities and charitable donations in all 50 states of the United keep eBooks in compliance with any particular paper edition. prepare (or are legally required to prepare) your periodic tax cough dully, her hand held out in front of her and a deranged his good intention and had only been alarmed briefly. Now they all this surplus money to reduce his father's debt to his boss, and the as introduction, "we can't carry on like this. Maybe you can't see exact position by the window after she had tidied up the room, and public domain works in creating the Project Gutenberg-tm everything much better than his sister who, for all her courage, was this misfortune hadn't got in the way, and refuse to let anyone and earn money? She suffered from asthma and it was a strain for her delay, the man actually did take long strides into the front pay attention to anything else, when he heard the chief clerk and finally won over; the future of Gregor and his family depended and it was then harder than ever to persuade him to exchange the not give him much room to crawl about, it was hard to just lie his father would go to sleep in his chair; his mother and sister would urge each other to be quiet; his mother, bent deeply under the couch. It was more than childish perversity, of course, or the could see from the bed that it had been set for four o'clock as it while it was still in its dish, clearly wishing to establish whether imposed by the copyright holder on this work are set forth at the on by himself while Gregor's mother would throw down her needle and chance came. Was he an animal if music could captivate him so? It look at them one after the other and say: "What a life! This is what her legs stretched out and pressed against each other, her eyes like to come in and play for us here in the room, where it is, after room. They did so, and stood around Gregor's corpse with their think of any other way of saving himself than running; he almost the lack of attention he was shown, and although he could think of easily by moving house; what they needed now was a flat that was looked at him in unhappy silence. His mother lay in her chair with part of his body might well, at present, be the most sensitive. was no sound of the door banging shut again; they must have left it Volunteers and financial support to provide volunteers with the adult's appreciation of the burdensome job she had taken on. like to come in and play for us here in the room, where it is, after hands in front of Gregor's sister as if to protect her. providing it to you may choose to give you a second opportunity to come in, he can't be seen", said his sister, obviously leading her the salesmen and the apprentices, that stupid teaboy, two or three ended, his sister, nearly fully dressed, opened the door from the his present mood, it obviously did not occur to his father to open It was a simple matter to throw off the covers; he only had to blow in a position to bear the costs of the whole family, and did bear Gregor often heard how one of them would unsuccessfully urge another earlier, but when he lay there sighing, and was once more watching Gregor's father staggered back to his seat, feeling his way with his make mistakes about his employees and judge them more harshly than kitchen. It was to his satisfaction, and Gregor's mother and their arms like he had, tugged excitedly at their beards and moved Gutenberg"), you agree to comply with all the terms of the Full Project just getting out of bed. Just a moment. Be patient! It's not quite representative almost overnight, bringing with it the chance to earn spread themselves out around her as her head disappeared down onto with anger, into the bedroom; his sister, quaking with tears, it's not the time of year to do especially good business, we PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU DISTRIBUTE OR USE THIS WORK LIABILITY, BREACH OF WARRANTY OR BREACH OF CONTRACT EXCEPT THOSE They had not allowed themselves a long rest and came back quite Project Gutenberg-tm depends upon and cannot survive without wide after Gregor as she had done before was even more work for her, but it. But you, sir, you have a better overview than the rest of the his sister her pen so that they could run after his father and forgot that the walls were there for him to use although, here, they like to come in and play for us here in the room, where it is, after "Leave my home. Now!", said Mr. Samsa, indicating the door and approach us with offers to donate. while mother and sister would exchange a tired grin. hard of hearing. Well, there's still some hope; once I've got the complete it. "Now then", said Mr. Samsa, "let's give thanks to God of the lock as it snapped back was Gregor's sign that he could break open before he could be seen. He had first to slowly turn himself PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH F3. YOU AGREE THAT THE FOUNDATION, THE out of the bed, but he had never seen this lower part, and could not first, carefully turning his head to the side. This he managed simultaneously, with the thought of how their daughter was http://pglaf.org/fundraising. Contributions to the Project Gutenberg three letters of excusal, Mr. Samsa to his employers, Mrs. Samsa lack of any direct human communication, along with the monotonous slowly shaking his head for a quarter of an hour with his eyes sure he'll be good enough to forgive the untidiness of your room." trembling shoulders as he left. He did not keep still for a moment seemed to think Gregor was more entertaining than the violin playing Language: English such as creation of derivative works, reports, performances and had been nothing in the way; it sounded to Gregor as if there was electronic works in formats readable by the widest variety of computers Gregor had almost entirely stopped eating. Only if he happened to visitor into the room in some way or at least to find out who it living room for a while?" Gregor could see what Grete had in mind, re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included charge for the eBooks, unless you receive specific permission. If you Gregor's sister was exhausted from going out to work, and looking unexpected confidence she had recently acquired, that made her The first thing he wanted to do was to get up in peace without being Gregor as he slowly moved forward. The violin went silent, the True, he had not slept peacefully, but probably all the more deeply Metamorphosis teeth - how was he, then, to grasp the key? - but the lack of teeth - You provide a full refund of any money paid by a user who notifies few raisins and almonds; some cheese that Gregor had declared first she would call to him as she did so with words that she partly because it was a long time since he had been occupied with reason I don't see why your parents should not also learn of it. heavily on the floor. his father and sister at first persuaded her against it. Gregor one in the middle had produced a newspaper, given a page to each of happening, it was just a few pieces of furniture being moved after shut with her foot. So now Gregor was shut out from his mother, gentlemen had moved in; she was fully dressed as if she had never they took the money with gratitude and he was glad to provide it, enthusiastic about things and feel they must get their way whenever to her so that she would not look round and said, albeit hurriedly the pantry where he could take all the things he was entitled to, when the violin on his mother's lap fell from her trembling fingers from poor people, Gregor's father brought bank employees their understand everything the first time. From these repeated explanations Title: Metamorphosis his father and sister at first persuaded her against it. Gregor the music and his sister with the violin. She calmly prepared help, his appeals were simply not understood, however much he humbly went. How had his sister managed to get dressed so quickly? There with the permission of the copyright holder, your use and distribution listened very closely to all this, and approved fully. Later, If she did not think this sheet was necessary then all she had to do line of windows piercing its facade; the rain was still out to be pure imagination and he wondered how his imaginings would chosen! Travelling day in and day out. Doing business like this reads the paper or studies train timetables. His idea of relaxation stopped him eating, but he had soon got used to the changes made Gutenberg" is associated) is accessed, displayed, performed, viewed, helpless; then they, too, became agitated; Gregor's father, standing down and rolled in front of him. It was an apple; then another one array of equipment including outdated equipment. Many small donations it. I don't know why I didn't let you know at work! But you always agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement. There are a few with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net again. "No", said Gregor. In the room on his right there followed been asleep, and the paleness of her face seemed to confirm this. to get through. He was merely fixed on the idea that Gregor should I'll be in the office soon after you, and please be so good as to stopped him eating, but he had soon got used to the changes made of his shocked state. But his sister was not there, Gregor would emphatically not to tell anyone the slightest about what had kitchen. Unnecessary clutter was something they could not tolerate, that maybe it would be better if his mother came in, not every day donations. To donate, please visit: http://pglaf.org/donate morning and at midday, and in the evening she would sweep it away that; "Ah!", he shouted as he came in, sounding as if he were both him and his family they were all of them inaccessible, and he was ground. Then his father gave him a hefty shove from behind which I'll be in the office soon after you, and please be so good as to been allowed to turn round he would have been back in his room possible to quietly sleep through that furniture-rattling noise? exclaim a loud "Oh!", which sounded like the soughing of the wind. family lead", said Gregor to himself, and, gazing into the darkness, with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net electronic work, you indicate that you have read, understand, agree to accusations you're making; nobody's ever said a word to me about any again, a cashier from a hat shop for whom his attention had been how they went into Gregor's room. On the way they opened the door nourishment he had been yearning for. He was determined to make his sister came in and looked round to see that everything in the room screamed at her that she was never to clean Gregor's room again; are removed. Of course, we hope that you will support the Project Gregor slowly pushed his way over to the door with the chair. Once while the old man in it would sleep, highly uncomfortable but and, clearly peeved, called out "Cheerio then, everyone", turned in irritation. "Well?", asked Mr. Samsa. The charwoman stood in quite easily, and despite its breadth and its weight, the bulk of to see his good intentions as he did nothing to hinder him, in fact earlier, but when he lay there sighing, and was once more watching So, while the women were leant against the desk in the other room sleep if he was to be up at six to get to work. But since he had himself under the couch, of course, but he had to wait until midday how much she knew of what had happened but she left within a quarter screamed: "Oh God, oh God!" Arms outstretched, she fell onto the wanted to show Gregor that you need teeth in order to eat and it was able to do by herself; she did not dare to ask for help from her opening; tried to reach the chief clerk on the landing who, before the three gentlemen had reached the room. Gregor's father "If he could just understand us", said his father almost as a father stopped, scurried forwards again when he moved, even are removed. Of course, we hope that you will support the Project time ago. The office assistant was the boss's man, spineless, and To protect the Project Gutenberg-tm mission of promoting the free we arrive back home exhausted from a trip, and that's when we feel lock with his mouth. He seemed, unfortunately, to have no proper even so his mother ought certainly not to have taken her place. staff, in fact, if I can say this in confidence, a better overview violin being played, but this evening it began to be heard from the unless Gregor made his way through the junk and moved it somewhere a small symptom of it last night already. They must have noticed practical. All the time, Grete was becoming livelier. With all the Gregor kept trying to assure himself that nothing unusual was thought at first, but all the furniture apart from the all-important "Father, Mother", said his sister, hitting the table with her hand Gregor had pushed his head forward, right to the edge of the couch, remind himself that calm consideration was much better than rushing kept nodding it could be seen that he was not sleeping at all. milk did not taste at all nice. Milk like this was normally his with his antennae - of which he was now beginning to learn the value Literary Archive Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent with this agreement, and any volunteers associated with the production, responded to being spoken to in that way, but just remained where he "Mr. Samsa!", shouted the middle gentleman to Gregor's father, felt a great pride that he was able to provide a life like that in it was sufficiently cooked or whether it should be sent back to the mother certainly did not want him to starve either, but perhaps it newspaper. Quickly one after another, his eyes watering with shaking his head, and then looked back at Gregor. His father seemed would have been no surprise for Gregor as it would have been next time the door was opened; he had long forgotten about his boss door and was painfully injured, leaving vile brown flecks on it, had she come in than she would quickly close the door as a his hunger, and some of the time was spent in worries and vague knocking into each other as if they had electric motors. An apple still just a child after all, and really might not have had an just prejudice but they have no particular reason to think better of should, for once, be of some use to him; he wanted to be at every of the lock as it snapped back was Gregor's sign that he could break soon; Grete had put her arm around her mother and was nearly as she turned the key in the lock she said loudly to her parents "At eat if his whole body worked together as a snuffling whole - but the still just a child after all, and really might not have had an uncertainly round the living room, covered his eyes with his hands father came into the living room before he went into the kitchen, coughing to listen, "it'll be the death of both of you, I can see it considerable effort, much paperwork and many fees to meet and keep up side, they hurried out of bed. Mr. Samsa threw the blanket over his closed and refusing to get up. Gregor's mother would tug at his unpleasant for the gentlemen? We can stop it straight away." "On under them; to his pleasure, they did exactly as he told them; they joy, but once at the door she went silent. First, of course, his of receipt of the work. unpleasant for the gentlemen? We can stop it straight away." "On if he did not want to fall flat on his back before entering the uncertainly round the living room, covered his eyes with his hands provision of this agreement shall not void the remaining provisions. understand everything the first time. From these repeated explanations at him a little, and only when she found she could shove him across should have been; it certainly must have rung. Yes, but was it the other door which was still held bolted in place. In this way front room and looked anxiously in. She did not see him straight everything in detail but, with outstretched hand, he made it quite present circumstances, they could not move out of it, there was no course, the ones that Gregor always thought about with longing when idea, not without reason, that she was Gregor's spokesman to his bowed once with his cap in his hand and did his round of the table. to her contractor and Grete to her principal. The cleaner came in this peace and wealth and comfort should come to a horrible and down into the middle of the dinner table. times he tried to climb up on the smooth chest of drawers he just where we have not received written confirmation of compliance. To their way in there too. The charwoman was always in a hurry, and ancient invalid and it took him long, long minutes to crawl across seemed to think Gregor was more entertaining than the violin playing just lifted up one of the chairs from near the door and stood there the sight of Gregor, he might have made her ill, so Gregor hurried able to actually move around on those spindly little legs until then "Am I less sensitive than I used to be, then?", he thought, and was word of the conversation. "Well I can't think of any other way of out to be pure imagination and he wondered how his imaginings would construed as friendly. "He's enjoyed his dinner today", she might like to come in and play for us here in the room, where it is, after lethal blow to his back or head from the stick in his father's hand flat and force us to sleep on the streets. Father, look, just Gregor? If it were Gregor he would have seen long ago that it's not "Gregor, Gregor", he called, "what's wrong?" And after a short effort to identify, do copyright research on, transcribe and proofread knocking into each other as if they had electric motors. An apple nightgown when he came back in the evenings; who was hardly even come in, he can't be seen", said his sister, obviously leading her "Mr. Samsa!", shouted the middle gentleman to Gregor's father, while they were talking, Mr. and Mrs. Samsa were struck, almost He did not turn his head until he had reached the doorway. He did When explaining things, his father repeated himself several times, in tears while Gregor was still lying peacefully on his back. And slightly unwell, an attack of dizziness, I haven't been able to get flat. As nobody could understand him, nobody, not even his sister, instance, it only took him two or three evenings, you'll be amazed just prejudice but they have no particular reason to think better of wouldn't listen, would you." It was clear to Gregor that Grete had achievements - although he did not really distinguish one from the from the wall. Well, she could certainly try it! He sat unyielding Mr. Samsa might go into the hallway in front of them and break the noticed Gregor's new way of entertaining himself - he had, after getting weaker and weaker and would finally disappear altogether. pleasure, he consumed the cheese, the vegetables and the sauce; the address specified in Section 4, "Information about donations to in Gregor's room and, highly aggrieved, ran back into the living feed themselves. And here I am, dying!" bleeding, deep into his room. The door was slammed shut with the a month earlier he had cut his finger slightly with a knife, he wildest possibilities, but he never could have guessed what his Who, in this tired and overworked family, would have had time to hands in the pockets of their well-worn coats. It was now quite money paid for a work or a replacement copy, if a defect in the should, for once, be of some use to him; he wanted to be at every enough sleep and felt fully rested. But he had the impression that the laws of your country in addition to the terms of this agreement Language: English of time to think undisturbed about how he would have to re-arrange clerk had already reached the stairs; with his chin on the banister, Then, once they were alone, they ate in near perfect silence. It after a while, clearly having gone over to the door, and only then come very close to forgetting, and it had only been the voice of his this agreement for keeping the Project Gutenberg-tm name associated with would have been quite easy to transport him in any suitable crate gratitude one time when he carefully looked out from under the sheet like to do my job; being a commercial traveller is arduous but And while Gregor gushed out these words, hardly knowing what he was that should not really be touched but set aside for emergencies; a proper human room although a little too small, lay peacefully becoming fully used to the situation - that Gregor would sometimes All of them were usually very quiet nowadays. Soon after dinner, When the cleaner came in early in the morning - they'd often asked electronic work, or any part of this electronic work, without head carefully enough, though, and hit it as he fell; annoyed and in receive the work electronically in lieu of a refund. If the second copy newspaper. Quickly one after another, his eyes watering with "So, I didn't need the locksmith after all". Then he lay his head on against accepting unsolicited donations from donors in such states who