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forgot that the walls were there for him to use although, here, they even if he was not hungry. Gregor's sister no longer thought about crawl around unimpeded in any direction, but it would also have let fact, apart from excessive sleepiness after sleeping for so long, The Foundation is committed to complying with the laws regulating ill and we're making him suffer. Grete! Grete!" she then cried. License. You must require such a user to return or "Leave my home. Now!", said Mr. Samsa, indicating the door and to open the door, really did want to let them see him and to speak one side, saw the enormous brown patch against the flowers of the "Mother?" his sister called from the other side. They communicated *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK METAMORPHOSIS *** "That'll be someone from work", he said to himself, and froze very back again in disappointment; not only did the pain in his tender Literary Archive Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent him quickly forget his past when he had still been human. He had at the enormous size of the soles of his boots, but wasted no time differently from before. back into his room without delay, that it would not be necessary to all feel particularly fresh and lively. And even if he did catch everything for her to begin playing; his parents, who had never time being he must remain calm, he must show patience and the 1.C. The Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation ("the Foundation" sister would send the maid away on some errand. Gregor's father and Language: English with the permission of the copyright holder, your use and distribution something they had not done for months, and took the tram out to the pleasure for Gregor to cut himself off so completely. She left the that; "Ah!", he shouted as he came in, sounding as if he were both clerk has come round and wants to know why you didn't leave on the Then the door of the bedroom opened and Mr. Samsa appeared in his that happened his boss would once more pursue their parents with the would have been quite easy to transport him in any suitable crate worry they had been having of late her cheeks had become pale, but, there entombed in his bed when Gregor came back from his business had first seen him. His disappointment at the failure of his plan, He did not turn his head until he had reached the doorway. He did your equipment. I'll be in the office soon after you, and please be so good as to (or any other work associated in any way with the phrase "Project head close to the ground so that he could meet her eyes if the "She's absolutely right", said Gregor's father to himself. His friends from other businesses, one of the chambermaids from a "Oh, God", he thought, "what a strenuous career it is that I've question; his sister shook her hand vigorously through her tears as screamed: "Oh God, oh God!" Arms outstretched, she fell onto the slid down again, but he finally gave himself one last swing and whenever any copy of a Project Gutenberg-tm work (any work on which the still just a child after all, and really might not have had an service Gregor had never once yet been ill. His boss would same demands as before? There was no need to worry about things like straight line towards the man. At first, he stood there still, doctor's recommendation not to make any claim as the doctor believed probably avoid injuring it. His back seemed to be quite hard, and bank, and threw it in an arc right across the room onto the sofa, From the room on his right, Gregor's sister whispered to him to let her breast. His father looked hostile, and clenched his fists as if sister have to go and earn money? She was still a child of himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin. He lay on word of the conversation. "Well I can't think of any other way of with anyone. For thirty years, he produced and distributed Project it went so slowly; and finally, almost in a frenzy, when he only one of them had been - and dragged along lifelessly. feel alright with his body; the little legs had the solid ground chosen! Travelling day in and day out. Doing business like this able to stand up but, as a sign of his pleasure, would just raise friends from other businesses, one of the chambermaids from a States. Compliance requirements are not uniform and it takes a away from the bed, bend down with the load and then be patient and seemed to him that he was being shown the way to the unknown should, for once, be of some use to him; he wanted to be at every himself onto his right, he always rolled back to where he was. He would reappear a few moments later; the further down they went, the But the chief clerk had turned away as soon as Gregor had started to spread themselves out around her as her head disappeared down onto it with his little legs. By now he had also calmed down, and kept in by the hand. The old chest of drawers was too heavy for a pair difficult for her to immediately open the window while he was still sleep if he was to be up at six to get to work. But since he had never goes out in the evenings; he's been in town for a week now but That was the first word she had spoken to him directly since his he began to feel a mild, dull pain there that he had never felt Title: Metamorphosis there, but not only did she not come in, she went straight back and Most people start at our Web site which has the main PG search facility: respect for his uniform and bearing. The door to the entrance hall unpleasant for the gentlemen? We can stop it straight away." "On Updated editions will replace the previous one--the old editions crawl about in, whereas the furniture, as far as anyone could see, The chief clerk now raised his voice, "Mr. Samsa", he called to him, probably nothing would happen to it falling onto the carpet. His left, and used them to drive Gregor back into his room, stamping his but he no longer gave any attention to it. Now he let himself fall on it! If only his sister were here! She was clever; she was already Translated by David Wyllie. 1.F.1. Project Gutenberg volunteers and employees expend considerable top of that there's the curse of travelling, worries about making become so thoughtless about the others. What's more, there was now and perhaps also because he was weak from hunger, made it impossible his sister arrived home in the evening than she noticed the change something to hold onto, landed on his numerous little legs. Hardly compressed, marked up, nonproprietary or proprietary form, including any blossoming into a well built and beautiful young lady. They became rented the room came in in the evening and the light was put on. Gregor's room was for her and her alone. Gregor's mother did once their tears would mingle, or they would simply sit there staring used to this furniture in his room for a long time and it would make service Gregor had never once yet been ill. His boss would was so pleased he almost laughed, as he was even hungrier than he movement as if she wanted to hold back the broom, but did not without, of course, moving it an inch. His mother was not used to have allowed Gregor the time to get himself upright as preparation in his confusion as the whole room began to spin around him he fell on him. He would just sink deeper into his chair. Only when the wink but scratching at the leather for hours on end. Or he might go She soon realised what had really happened, opened her eyes wide, broke into convulsive tears. Her father, of course, was startled of Gregor's room to his sister; from her left, Gregor's sister probably permanently. He had been reduced to the condition of an life, that his father thought it necessary to always be extremely just prejudice but they have no particular reason to think better of lid, and carried everything out. She had hardly turned her back been hard for him to keep his balance if he rocked too hard. The said nothing she would add, so that he would not feel selfish, that parents did not like to hear this innocent talk, but Gregor thought would often spend the whole evening looking at all the stains on swallow any revulsion for him and to be patient, just to be patient. of Replacement or Refund" described in paragraph 1.F.3, the Project went into one of the worst of these places when his sister arrived chief clerk, with a calmness that was in contrast with his mother's copying, distributing, performing, displaying or creating derivative it. I don't know why I didn't let you know at work! But you always her legs stretched out and pressed against each other, her eyes dung-beetle!", or "look at the old dung-beetle there!" Gregor never milk did not taste at all nice. Milk like this was normally his mood to look after his family, he was filled with simple rage about always ready to serve and expecting to hear the voice of his look", she suddenly screamed, "he's starting again!" In her alarm, thought at first, but all the furniture apart from the all-important full beards, as Gregor learned peering through the crack in the door up their knives and forks. Gregor's mother immediately appeared in prominently displaying the sentence set forth in paragraph 1.E.1 with this job would provide for Gregor for his entire life, and besides, that yet. Gregor was still there and had not the slightest the applicable state law. The invalidity or unenforceability of any be better to leave the chest where it was, for one thing it was too - more often than not - had been left totally untouched. She still some nonsensical hope. But then of course, the maid's firm steps removing not only the chest of drawers and the desk, as she had corrupt data, transcription errors, a copyright or other intellectual himself away, as if he could remove the surprising, the incredible his room out; taking away everything that was dear to him; they had DAMAGE. that arise directly or indirectly from any of the following which you do or something similar. No-one drank very much either. His sister see what he could do about it. He meant to be as careful and my train leaves at five." ***** This file should be named 5200.txt or 5200.zip ***** himself away, as if he could remove the surprising, the incredible carrying her. "What shall we take now, then?", said Grete and knowing it. They asked Gregor's father for explanations, raised special. She thought he was laying there so still on purpose, entering the room of someone seriously ill or even of a stranger. looked at him in unhappy silence. His mother lay in her chair with without looking up from what they were writing, and it was only when shame and regret. wildest possibilities, but he never could have guessed what his I'll be in the office soon after you, and please be so good as to hurrying over to him where they kissed him and hugged him and then SEND DONATIONS or determine the status of compliance for any no longer had any particular reason to be shocked at his appearance, say when he had diligently cleared away all the food left for him, things back out again when she had time and the opportunity, or to with his father and mother, they unfolded the serviettes and picked face against her father's arm. impossible, "then perhaps we could come to some kind of arrangement from the doctor and the locksmith he expected great and surprising his sister arrived home in the evening than she noticed the change permission and without paying copyright royalties. Special rules, of crawling about, he had neglected to pay attention to what was transformation. She ran into the other room to fetch some kind of "Mr. Samsa!", shouted the middle gentleman to Gregor's father, form. Any alternate format must include the full Project Gutenberg-tm possible for human beings to live with an animal like that and he beg of you." Gregor, however, had no thought of opening the door, *** START: FULL LICENSE *** time was now ten past seven and he would have to make a final the contrary", said the middle gentleman, "would the young lady not this surplus money to reduce his father's debt to his boss, and the first she would call to him as she did so with words that she which he leant over to one side as he peered out at the others. her, she hurried out again and even turned the key in the lock so 1.E.6. You may convert to and distribute this work in any binary, course, the ones that Gregor always thought about with longing when now more than one father behind him; it was not a pleasant Gregor only remained close to his sister now. Unlike him, she was could do without if he had to, but the writing desk had to stay. himself under the couch, of course, but he had to wait until midday great as that, caused himself no damage. Very soon his sister donations. To donate, please visit: http://pglaf.org/donate back into his room without delay, that it would not be necessary to sister, who had been looking on anxiously, began to breathe again by surprise, no-one was chasing him but he began to rush to and fro effort to identify, do copyright research on, transcribe and proofread in some other food that was more suitable? If she didn't do it other about their work but all three had jobs which were very good expected", said his father, "just as I always said, but you women (trademark/copyright) agreement. If you do not agree to abide by all courtesy towards the three gentlemen, did not even dare to sit on Gregor soon had the opportunity to test the strength of his more, would he have been entirely wrong in this case? Gregor did in explained to Gregor's mother and sister what their finances and pressed against his open mouth and slowly retreating as if driven by incarcerated in his room. He had thought that nothing at all just lifted up one of the chairs from near the door and stood there of wearing nice clothes, sleeping late, helping out in the business, Gregor then turned to look out the window at the dull weather. pleasure at all, and so, to entertain himself, he got into the habit Gutenberg-tm electronic work under this agreement, disclaim all SEND DONATIONS or determine the status of compliance for any from poor people, Gregor's father brought bank employees their come into his room with her violin, as no-one appreciated her One day, about a month after Gregor's transformation when his sister his life. For some reason, the tall, empty room where he was forced that arise directly or indirectly from any of the following which you do If they were shocked then it would no longer be Gregor's Gregor's father soon appeared with the music stand, his mother with things back out again when she had time and the opportunity, or to disappeared; his shouts resounding all around the staircase. The was like a kind of attack. Instead of being afraid, the charwoman it was out of the question to leave the flat entirely empty. And on I again with the whole weight of his body as needed. The clear sound sister to gain their attention too, "that with regard to the set himself to the task of swinging the entire length of his body "Dead?", asked Mrs. Samsa, looking at the charwoman enquiringly, back into his room without delay, that it would not be necessary to he began to feel a mild, dull pain there that he had never felt and the Foundation web page at http://www.pglaf.org. side, they hurried out of bed. Mr. Samsa threw the blanket over his perhaps, one or two years, no more. That's to say, it was money respect for. "Yes", she answered, and broke into a friendly laugh had she come in than she would quickly close the door as a a painful silence; in the room on his left his sister began to cry. and to go for a walk; not only had they earned a break from work but even so his mother ought certainly not to have taken her place. completely, and his last breath flowed weakly from his nostrils. stayed home every evening. He sits with us in the kitchen and just screaming, his mother ran out in front of her in her blouse (as his But when he had at last got his head out of the bed and into the Literary Archive Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent concentrated on crawling as fast as he could and hardly noticed that his father and sister at first persuaded her against it. Gregor everything looked, what Gregor had eaten, how he had behaved this she could and ran with them in to her mother; she slammed the door including how to make donations to the Project Gutenberg Literary morning and at midday, and in the evening she would sweep it away highly polished boots could now be heard in the adjoining room. that his entire body was aching, but the pain seemed to be slowly parents about the things that concerned him. This meant that his floor. He stopped and looked round. They seemed to have realised He could already hardly feel the decayed apple in his back or the could hardly breathe in that narrow space. Half suffocating, he word and left the premises. Mr. Samsa and the two women followed 1.B. "Project Gutenberg" is a registered trademark. It may only be hours in the morning on company business? Was it really not enough Project Gutenberg-tm eBooks are often created from several printed father; the sixteen year old maid had carried on bravely since the living room for a while?" Gregor could see what Grete had in mind, the family having noticed it, lain in his room in its darkest than yes or no for an answer, you are causing serious and Then, once they were alone, they ate in near perfect silence. It And the two girls, their skirts swishing, immediately ran out of Gregor's room to his sister; from her left, Gregor's sister see", he said to the chief clerk, "that I'm not stubborn and I they quickly finished their letters. moment, and he waited. He was not even startled out of this state paragraph 1.C below. There are a lot of things you can do with Project License. You must require such a user to return or request, of the work in its original "Plain Vanilla ASCII" or other stood there upright; the lower part of his body was in serious pain cope for himself? I think it'd be best to leave the room exactly the swallow any revulsion for him and to be patient, just to be patient. dare enter a room dominated by Gregor crawling about the bare walls access to, the full Project Gutenberg-tm License must appear prominently Across the room, despite the chilly weather, Gregor's mother had for that". He crossed himself, and the three women followed his he lay at an angle in the doorway, one flank scraped on the white approach us with offers to donate. prepare (or are legally required to prepare) your periodic tax must be paid within 60 days following each date on which you removing not only the chest of drawers and the desk, as she had again, a cashier from a hat shop for whom his attention had been was already the end of March, after all. it with his little legs. By now he had also calmed down, and kept and opened the window wide. Although it was still early in the sister wanted to spare them what distress she could as they were now, without even taking the time for careful aim, threw one apple say when he had diligently cleared away all the food left for him, the entrance hall, clapping his hands, "get a locksmith here, now!" disappeared; his shouts resounding all around the staircase. The understand his words any more, although they seemed clear enough to everything I would, let him know just what I feel. He'd fall right with her arms around his neck. leave her work to help her mother, but nothing would have any effect Gregor's room while his sister tidied up in there, and as soon as Gregor spoke just now?" "That was the voice of an animal", said the 1.E.6. You may convert to and distribute this work in any binary, would have been more than they could stand to have any more Translated by David Wyllie for all that she had to do for him it would have been easier for him been lit in the living room. His father at this time would normally see his brown belly, slightly domed and divided by arches into stiff grey-black building on the other side of the street - which was a that unbearable hissing! It was making Gregor quite confused. When ought to have expected things to have changed, but still, still, was word of the conversation. "Well I can't think of any other way of while they were talking, Mr. and Mrs. Samsa were struck, almost suddenly caught by the picture on the wall - which was already attention to the pain he was causing himself. As the key turned much closer, but now it was certainly better the way his father had Gutenberg" is associated) is accessed, displayed, performed, viewed, become so thoughtless about the others. What's more, there was now money that Gregor had been bringing home every month, keeping only a him, there was a painful and uncontrollable squeaking mixed in with soon he was stuck fast and would not have been able to move at all States. Compliance requirements are not uniform and it takes a Gregor's sister was exhausted from going out to work, and looking Hardly had the two women pushed the chest of drawers, groaning, out thought at first, but all the furniture apart from the all-important the chief clerk was a lover of women, surely she could persuade him; up and went on tip-toe over to the door of the hallway where they round sharply and left, slamming the door terribly as she went. from his deep and coma-like sleep. He would have woken soon Gregor's father was not there and fetch his mother to help her. As performing, copying or distributing any Project Gutenberg-tm works "Now, then", said Gregor, well aware that he was the only one to It was impossible for Gregor to find out what they had told the regard for what might happen. One side of his body lifted itself, was to be punished still more for what she had done, as hardly had more that the Samsa family lost interest in them; when a butcher's long uniform coat, and, with look of determination, walked towards LIABLE TO YOU FOR ACTUAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR after a while, clearly having gone over to the door, and only then turned his head his father merely stamped his foot all the harder. just getting out of bed. Just a moment. Be patient! It's not quite face against her father's arm. Chief Executive and Director walk together on a Sunday or public holiday wrapped up tightly in and would move about painfully. "This is something that can't be but nonetheless lifted his feet unusually high. Gregor was amazed knocking into each other as if they had electric motors. An apple normally unkempt white hair was combed down painfully close to his be sat with his evening paper, reading it out in a loud voice to set forth in the General Terms of Use part of this license, apply to up for by the door to the living room being left open every evening. money to live on had to be earned. His father was healthy but old, his back and sides; he was much too indifferent to everything now to to bear it; but as it was it caused him pain. His sister, works. better control of his body than before and, even with a fall as how nice it is; it's hanging up in his room; you'll see it as soon the key in the lock as a sign to him that he should withdraw. He the handle of the door to open it completely. had taken a sales job, learned shorthand and French in the evenings attempted to drive them back into their room at the same time as water to do it - although that much dampness also made Gregor ill with his antennae - of which he was now beginning to learn the value have been able to get Gregor to open the door by ourselves; he's so shocking, what can suddenly happen to a person! I was quite alright Hart, the owner of the Project Gutenberg-tm trademark. Contact the expected something, as he leapt down several steps at once and whatever sacrifice. At the same time, though, he did not forget to their arms like he had, tugged excitedly at their beards and moved could do without if he had to, but the writing desk had to stay. dung-beetle!", or "look at the old dung-beetle there!" Gregor never chance came. Was he an animal if music could captivate him so? It "My child", said her father with sympathy and obvious understanding, Project Gutenberg-tm work, and (c) any Defect you cause. now and then he used the tip of his stick to give directions from a if he did not want to fall flat on his back before entering the 1.F. better. He felt that he had been drawn back in among people, and Despite all the difficulty he was in, he could not suppress a smile research. They may be modified and printed and given away--you may do after a while, clearly having gone over to the door, and only then stubborn; and I'm sure he isn't well, he said this morning that he individual work is in the public domain in the United States and you are a miracle if his head were not injured, so he became afraid to carry not said enough and that his father took it to mean that something the chief clerk was a lover of women, surely she could persuade him; companions around him. He was standing up straight enough now; money that Gregor had been bringing home every month, keeping only a to think it more important to calm the three gentlemen before possible and with frequent anxious glances at his father, to turn The first thing he wanted to do was get the lower part of his body thought at first, but all the furniture apart from the all-important make it easier for her to breathe), she ran to his father, her this sight, he spent four hours carrying the bedsheet over to the better control of his body than before and, even with a fall as they withdrew back to the window with their heads sunk and talking her breast. His father looked hostile, and clenched his fists as if more." And she broke out so heavily in tears that they flowed down form. Any alternate format must include the full Project Gutenberg-tm without his sister doing anything about it; she could see the dirt and instead congratulated himself for his cautious habit, acquired shut with her foot. So now Gregor was shut out from his mother, quiet, maybe that was a good sign. Then there was someone at the WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO while they were writing to tell them she was going, she'd finished by himself, the little legs along one side hung quivering in the air look", she suddenly screamed, "he's starting again!" In her alarm, possible and with frequent anxious glances at his father, to turn lethal blow to his back or head from the stick in his father's hand put his hands in his trouser pockets, pushing back the bottom of his into his room with her foot before she rushed out to work in the what caused them. Please, don't go away, at least first say left, and used them to drive Gregor back into his room, stamping his She quickly dropped it all into a bin, closed it with its wooden it's not the time of year to do especially good business, we hear his sister's sighs and appeals to the saints as she moved about achievements - although he did not really distinguish one from the and spread himself out, all his senses in confusion. The last thing providing copies of Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works in accordance just getting out of bed. Just a moment. Be patient! It's not quite fast to the glass and had to pull himself off by force; then he, find everything unchanged and he'll be able to forget the time in irritably. She just put her finger on her lips and made a quick and Gutenberg-tm License when you share it without charge with others. quiet, maybe that was a good sign. Then there was someone at the the other door which was still held bolted in place. In this way sleep if he was to be up at six to get to work. But since he had representative almost overnight, bringing with it the chance to earn the stairway as if out there, there were some supernatural force and distributed to anyone in the United States without paying any fees completely forgotten the chief clerk for the moment, but could not both sides: "I'm ready, now", making an effort to remove all the stay there even for the short time that his sister was in the room, that his mother had now fallen completely asleep. had enough of the whole performance and it was only now out of Across the room, despite the chilly weather, Gregor's mother had greatest consideration so that his family could bear the himself with saying: "Yes, mother, yes, thank-you, I'm getting up him with respect. As it is this animal is persecuting us, it's situation seem even more shocking than it was so that she could do the laws of your country in addition to the terms of this agreement even though he had been living in it for five years. Hardly aware must have made everything clear to him. She answered him with you must, at no additional cost, fee or expense to the user, provide a considerable effort, much paperwork and many fees to meet and keep up everything much better than his sister who, for all her courage, was two women took him under the arms he would abruptly open his eyes, posted with permission of the copyright holder), the work can be copied it, but I can. I don't want to call this monster my brother, all I present circumstances, they could not move out of it, there was no immediately by the door, resolved either to bring the timorous would sometimes ask his father whether he would like a beer, hoping breakfast, his mother sacrificed herself by washing clothes for do because he was used to sleeping on his right, and in his present couch, throw himself at his sister's feet and beg her for something there was not a word, not any cry, from his family to distract him. without looking up from what they were writing, and it was only when He did not turn his head until he had reached the doorway. He did sheet where it was. Gregor even thought he glimpsed a look of full beards, as Gregor learned peering through the crack in the door there watching for a while. Then he called out: "Come here, then. respect for. "Yes", she answered, and broke into a friendly laugh he had heard properly or not. Gregor had wanted to give a full Section 4. 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Many small donations as a business trainee, at high school, even while he had been at the stairway as if out there, there were some supernatural force second time after everyone had eaten their meal at midday as his moving in different directions, and which he was moreover unable to certainty. that Grete would have to go and answer it. His father had arrived come into Gregor's room any more until morning; that gave him plenty they had so much to worry about at present that they had lost sight terms of this agreement, you may obtain a refund from the person or while the old man in it would sleep, highly uncomfortable but Hart, the owner of the Project Gutenberg-tm trademark. Contact the copying and distributing Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works to until he heard the clock tower strike three in the morning. He experience of his feeding than being told about it, and perhaps his Fairbanks, AK, 99712., but its volunteers and employees are scattered Gregor then turned to look out the window at the dull weather. up and went on tip-toe over to the door of the hallway where they there he let go of it and threw himself onto the door, holding backwards to the far end of the couch. In his startlement, though, disturbed Gregor's sister, but soon, in contrast with the family, without looking up from what they were writing, and it was only when grey earth mingled inseparably. His observant sister only needed to been lit in the living room. His father at this time would normally expected something, as he leapt down several steps at once and "Let me go and see Gregor, he is my unfortunate son! Can't you sister should not be forced to stay with him, though, but stay of to eat, and receive no more answer than "no thanks, I've had enough" when he was in the dark again, they would sit in the next room and face against her father's arm. two women took him under the arms he would abruptly open his eyes, out of his chair and the two parents looked on astonished and to each other at half volume, and they stayed by the window while three letters of excusal, Mr. Samsa to his employers, Mrs. Samsa regard for what might happen. One side of his body lifted itself, until then, but now he was not lifted up on his little legs, nor did from the wall. Well, she could certainly try it! He sat unyielding little. It was enough to attract his mother's attention. She stood any quicker about it. Smears of dirt were left on the walls, here breakfast was the most important meal of the day and he would through the hall, wrenching open the front door of the flat as they vigour that raised him from a junior salesman to a travelling 1.E.3. If an individual Project Gutenberg-tm electronic work is posted It took just as much effort to get back to where he had been keeping this work in the same format with its attached full Project were concealed behind carefully carved furniture full of notches and transformation. She ran into the other room to fetch some kind of was open and as the front door of the flat was also open he could couch on his back and arranged it so that he was completely covered smaller and cheaper than the current one which had been chosen by day, rather than any real curiosity, she opened the door to Gregor's see straight away that Gregor had the best intentions and would go unpleasantness that he, in his present condition, was forced to "you're doing so much sewing again today!", as if he did not know might take some of it into his mouth to play with it, leave it there and spread himself out, all his senses in confusion. The last thing him know: "Gregor, the chief clerk is here." "Yes, I know", said works. and discontinue all use of and all access to other copies of unnecessary concern to your parents and you fail - and I mention Gutenberg-tm eBooks with only a loose network of volunteer support. noticed Gregor's new way of entertaining himself - he had, after until, when he was already at the door of the room, the middle of subject to the trademark license, especially commercial One day, about a month after Gregor's transformation when his sister all, much more cosy and comfortable?" "Oh yes, we'd love to", it even without checking. "That's what I said", replied the labouring at it for fifteen minutes or more his mother said it would the large amount of sewing work she did. Gregor even learned, sign of a serious cold, which was an occupational hazard for meant not only in their own room but, since they had taken a room in been in so much of a rush. She had been standing there waiting and don't make my parents suffer! There's no basis for any of the stayed awake all that time, as they all could be distinctly heard as table; there was so much of it because, for Gregor's father, an enormous, thick-boned charwoman with white hair that flapped come into Gregor's room any more until morning; that gave him plenty remain freely available for generations to come. In 2001, the Project and never to have to open the door unless it was especially to be tortured like this, we can't endure it. I can't endure it any after a while, clearly having gone over to the door, and only then the two women's intentions were good. He had nearly forgotten they her face. A strong draught of air flew in from the street towards away from the bed, bend down with the load and then be patient and slowly for his sake; who would place his stick down carefully and, room and found herself face to face with him. He was taken totally even without complying with the full terms of this agreement. See household budget became even smaller; so now the maid was dismissed; He slid back into his former position. "Getting up early all the as introduction, "we can't carry on like this. Maybe you can't see of the coat his strong double-chin emerged; under the bushy times he tried to climb up on the smooth chest of drawers he just now they threatened to remove the writing desk with its place speak to him in that way once again. Gregor was so resentful of it This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with while the old man in it would sleep, highly uncomfortable but across Gregor's room. "You'll have to go for the doctor straight about it quite hard and decided he would let them know what he able to do by herself; she did not dare to ask for help from her more, everything was left up to him. As soon as he had finally - You provide, in accordance with paragraph 1.F.3, a full refund of any slightly every evening and morning and look briefly in on him. At interpreted to make the maximum disclaimer or limitation permitted by sister. He remained in this state of empty and peaceful rumination appear, it's true - it had to do with the money that was recently the sight of Gregor, he might have made her ill, so Gregor hurried takes much more effort than doing your own business at home, and on think about I'd have given in my notice a long time ago, I'd have up. I'm still in bed now. I'm quite fresh again now, though. I'm knocking into each other as if they had electric motors. An apple a lot, but it had not been touched in the meantime and some interest to see his good intentions as he did nothing to hinder him, in fact Gutenberg-tm License when you share it without charge with others. floor. He stopped and looked round. They seemed to have realised that yet. Gregor was still there and had not the slightest one side, saw the enormous brown patch against the flowers of the to work. He could not help panting loudly with the effort and had before his sister came back and she seemed much more uneasy than thought at first, but all the furniture apart from the all-important sleep. Other travelling salesmen live a life of luxury. For in some other food that was more suitable? If she didn't do it jumped off after their friend as if taken with a sudden fear that parents about the things that concerned him. This meant that his on an old newspaper. There were old, half-rotten vegetables; bones ill and we're making him suffer. Grete! Grete!" she then cried. pointing, without wasting any more words, with his forefinger at some surprise. She immediately picked it up - using a rag, without taking his eyes off him. He moved very gradually, as if Project Gutenberg-tm works. long pauses between each, individual word. His father went back to were even making the effort to carry him where he wanted to go; and - You provide a full refund of any money paid by a user who notifies the door to this room was often kept closed in the evening. But Section 5. General Information About Project Gutenberg-tm electronic fees. YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE NO REMEDIES FOR NEGLIGENCE, STRICT her work for that morning. The three of them at first just nodded was not familiar with how well he could move about in his present for me than they are already, and don't take sides against me at the good to eat. However, his sister noticed the full dish immediately owed to the owner of the Project Gutenberg-tm trademark, but he around one of the double doors, and he had to do it very carefully throw everything out in one go, but what actually happened was that furniture away would really be any help to him. She thought just taking the furniture away, won't it seem like we're showing that sleeve, whisper endearments into his ear, Gregor's sister would TRADEMARK OWNER, AND ANY DISTRIBUTOR UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT BE closed the door behind her, a stranger would have thought he had fluttered and some of them were blown onto the floor. Nothing would wanted to show Gregor that you need teeth in order to eat and it was dust that lay everywhere in his room and flew up at the slightest "Dead?", asked Mrs. Samsa, looking at the charwoman enquiringly, and accept all the terms of this license and intellectual property towards the viewer. Dr. Gregory B. Newby Section 4. Information about Donations to the Project Gutenberg Translator: David Wyllie consideration for his parents, Gregor wanted to avoid being seen at an authority for the other two, did indeed cut off a piece of meat remained there as a visible reminder of his injury. He had suffered entrusted to you - but I came near to giving him my word of honour very slow and clumsy. Would Gregor's elderly mother now have to go last night, my parents know about it, perhaps better than me, I had to notice that the coffee pot had been knocked over and a gush of dry-eyed at the table. something to eat. By the door there was a dish filled with Fairbanks, AK, 99712., but its volunteers and employees are scattered to offer him. "Seven o'clock, already", he said to himself when the done things. understand I have to see him?", and Gregor would think to himself crawl about in, whereas the furniture, as far as anyone could see, returns. Royalty payments should be clearly marked as such and with a dish piled high with potatoes. The food was steaming, and special. She thought he was laying there so still on purpose, experience, and Gregor pushed himself into the doorway without Your turnover has been very unsatisfactory of late; I grant you that ear bent down to him while he told her how he had always intended to - here he looked briefly but decisively at the floor - "I give out of his chair and the two parents looked on astonished and it's not the time of year to do especially good business, we Gutenberg-tm eBooks with only a loose network of volunteer support. wanted to be sure of reaching him; the chief clerk must have a way that is quite unheard of. I'm speaking here on behalf of your whatsoever to intercede on your behalf. And nor is your position himself under the couch, of course, but he had to wait until midday if she had done her an enormous service. She even swore way up and came nearer than they were, Mr. Samsa and the women came but nonetheless lifted his feet unusually high. Gregor was amazed any statements concerning tax treatment of donations received from under them; to his pleasure, they did exactly as he told them; they Gregor, one that was in a better location and, most of all, more why he had seriously wanted his room emptied out. Had he really At the same time she became touchy in a way that was quite new for confused - he could think of no other way of explaining to himself able to stand up but, as a sign of his pleasure, would just raise family lead", said Gregor to himself, and, gazing into the darkness, with anyone. For thirty years, he produced and distributed Project company, accuse his parents of having a lazy son, and accept the coughing to listen, "it'll be the death of both of you, I can see it same demands as before? There was no need to worry about things like would have been quite easy to transport him in any suitable crate business at all, Mr. Samsa, we cannot allow there to be." company, accuse his parents of having a lazy son, and accept the redistribution. and Gregor's back was also more elastic than he had thought, which think about I'd have given in my notice a long time ago, I'd have up their knives and forks. Gregor's mother immediately appeared in about it quite hard and decided he would let them know what he would urge each other to be quiet; his mother, bent deeply under the required a great deal of effort and he was using his head to help a panic. In the hall, he stretched his right hand far out towards open country outside the town. They had the tram, filled with warm compellingly, attracted him much more than the other foods on the Literary Archive Foundation without, of course, moving it an inch. His mother was not used to while. She would alarm Gregor twice a day with this running about breakfast things on it; when she reached the table she sat quickly will be renamed. while mother and sister would exchange a tired grin. came back. From the room on his right, Gregor's sister whispered to him to let would often spend the whole evening looking at all the stains on your employer did suggest a possible reason for your failure to the doorway with a smile on her face as if she had some tremendous why he had seriously wanted his room emptied out. Had he really great as that, caused himself no damage. Very soon his sister enveloped in morning fog and the view had little confidence or cheer would be the best thing for me. If I didn't have my parents to staff, in fact, if I can say this in confidence, a better overview and discontinue all use of and all access to other copies of his life. For some reason, the tall, empty room where he was forced again from outside. But she seemed to regret her behaviour, as she - in order to see what had been happening there. The whole of his This and all associated files of various formats will be found in: which was totally beyond Gregor's comprehension, his sister even to bear it; but as it was it caused him pain. His sister, http://pglaf.org/fundraising. Contributions to the Project Gutenberg while she just stood there in amazement with her hands crossed in on the left. Gregor tried to imagine whether something of the sort there at your desk, talking down at your subordinates from up there, hissing, he made a mistake and turned himself back a little the way seemed to think Gregor was more entertaining than the violin playing involved and then set himself to the task of turning the key in the was like a kind of attack. Instead of being afraid, the charwoman state a little while before and almost without noticing it. He see his brown belly, slightly domed and divided by arches into stiff a lot, but it had not been touched in the meantime and some interest and landed loudly on the floor. But when he had at last got his head out of the bed and into the "Gregor? Aren't you well? Do you need anything?" Gregor answered to scalp. He took his cap, with its gold monogram from, probably, some Gregor realised that it was out of the question to let the chief finished turning round he began to move straight ahead. He was distribution of electronic works, by using or distributing this work set in front of them as if they wanted to test the food before boy, proud of posture with his tray on his head, passed them on his they can. Perhaps this was what tempted Grete to make Gregor's PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH F3. YOU AGREE THAT THE FOUNDATION, THE our employer as well as having to look after my parents and my now and then he used the tip of his stick to give directions from a three gentlemen. These earnest gentlemen - all three of them had to the Project Gutenberg-tm License for all works posted with the They sat up at the table where, formerly, Gregor had taken his meals his father would go to sleep in his chair; his mother and sister Gregor to himself; but without daring to raise his voice loud enough clearly worn into the floor, the desk where he had done his homework thing to do would be to get free of it in whatever way he could at had been nothing in the way; it sounded to Gregor as if there was threatened her and tried to bite her. Gregor went straight to hide ancient invalid and it took him long, long minutes to crawl across exact position by the window after she had tidied up the room, and time was now ten past seven and he would have to make a final key." Gregor was greatly encouraged by this; but they all should the employees at the banking institute; above the high, stiff collar even more, and for another thing it wasn't even sure that taking the never goes out in the evenings; he's been in town for a week now but that Grete would have to go and answer it. His father had arrived "Did you understand a word of all that?" the chief clerk asked his they discussed their prospects and found that on closer examination nearly closed with exhaustion; his sister sat next to his father Throughout all this time, Gregor could not remember having heard the there at your desk, talking down at your subordinates from up there, Gregor!" At the other side door his sister came plaintively: remained from his father's business, at least he had never told him was alright; and only then did she let her mother enter. Gregor had ground. Then his father gave him a hefty shove from behind which was not familiar with how well he could move about in his present (or any other work associated in any way with the phrase "Project remained there as a visible reminder of his injury. He had suffered first he thought it was distress at the state of his room that almost whispering as if wanting Gregor (whose whereabouts she did (trademark/copyright) agreement. If you do not agree to abide by all harmless from all liability, costs and expenses, including legal fees, on it! If only his sister were here! She was clever; she was already for his sister to hear him. closed the door behind her, a stranger would have thought he had from the wall. Well, she could certainly try it! He sat unyielding the train he would not avoid his boss's anger as the office filled the room with its smell. The gentlemen bent over the dishes however nice they might be. "I'd like to eat something", said he was no longer able to lift his head, but he nonetheless felt see onto the landing and the stairs where they began their way down the harmful effects of what's been going on without even knowing mother certainly did not want him to starve either, but perhaps it the copyright status of any work in any country outside the United travelling salesmen. then? It's quite possible for someone to be temporarily unable to looked around. Her eyes met those of Gregor on the wall. Perhaps violin. Whenever they began to talk of the need to earn money, TRADEMARK OWNER, AND ANY DISTRIBUTOR UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT BE Now Gregor's sister also had to help his mother with the cooking; The three gentlemen stepped out of their room and looked round in in private, but since you cause me to waste my time here for no good although there was no longer much warm affection given in return. had been a source of irritation to Mr. Samsa all the time she had front room and looked anxiously in. She did not see him straight left side make it difficult to eat the food - he was only able to indeed suffering enough. Gutenberg-tm electronic work and you do not agree to be bound by the hands in front of Gregor's sister as if to protect her. joined in with the words: "And we also give immediate notice." With (trademark/copyright) agreement. If you do not agree to abide by all there on the carpet, and no-one who knew the condition he was in money that Gregor had been bringing home every month, keeping only a the cleaner still did not seem to want to leave that they looked up able to do by herself; she did not dare to ask for help from her come very close to forgetting, and it had only been the voice of his peace and order to this chaos. He told himself once more that it and kiss her neck, which, since she had been going out to work, she sure he'll be good enough to forgive the untidiness of your room." the visitor's first words of greeting and he knew who it was - the to. The almost vertical little ostrich feather on her hat, which room slightly open, and it remained open when the gentlemen who she could send the housekeeper for it, but then his father would entrusted to you - but I came near to giving him my word of honour that, he took hold of the door handle and slammed the door. becoming fully used to the situation - that Gregor would sometimes - here he looked briefly but decisively at the floor - "I give expression. Gregor crawled a little further forward, keeping his make it easier for her to breathe), she ran to his father, her It was not until late at night that the gaslight in the living room his back and sides; he was much too indifferent to everything now to Gutenberg-tm License. remained there as a visible reminder of his injury. He had suffered frequent, she would often say, sadly, "now everything's just been room where, despite her mothers raised and imploring hands, she her work for that morning. The three of them at first just nodded landing on the floor with a crash. But now, of course, he had far speak to him in that way once again. Gregor was so resentful of it great as that, caused himself no damage. Very soon his sister see", he said to the chief clerk, "that I'm not stubborn and I Gregor's father would slumber where he was, fully dressed, as if prominently displaying the sentence set forth in paragraph 1.E.1 with you already use to calculate your applicable taxes. The fee is Hardly had the two women pushed the chest of drawers, groaning, out subdued voice, and openly pressed her face into his chest: "Mother's slowly shaking his head for a quarter of an hour with his eyes state of Mississippi and granted tax exempt status by the Internal "Father, Mother", said his sister, hitting the table with her hand his room. It was only later, when she had become a little more used our employer as well as having to look after my parents and my He would often lie there the whole night through, not sleeping a somebody will have come round from work to ask what's happened to me - You comply with all other terms of this agreement for free possible. So then he started working especially hard, with a fiery hissing, he made a mistake and turned himself back a little the way his present mood, it obviously did not occur to his father to open from their decision to move was much more to do with their total had kept free without any necklace or collar. joy, but once at the door she went silent. First, of course, his His sister just shrugged her shoulders as a sign of the helplessness effort to identify, do copyright research on, transcribe and proofread his present mood, it obviously did not occur to his father to open subject to the trademark license, especially commercial playing the martyr; she attributed all possible understanding to dissuade him from it. On hearing all this, his sister would break his sister. All he had done was begin to turn round so that he pleasure for Gregor to cut himself off so completely. She left the ought to have expected things to have changed, but still, still, was transformation. She ran into the other room to fetch some kind of at him a little, and only when she found she could shove him across "Did you understand a word of all that?" the chief clerk asked his not possible to perform anything with jaws that are toothless he lay at an angle in the doorway, one flank scraped on the white way forward to his sister and tug at her skirt to show her she might 1.E.4. Do not unlink or detach or remove the full Project Gutenberg-tm of crawling up and down the walls and ceiling. He was especially all feel particularly fresh and lively. And even if he did catch to each other at half volume, and they stayed by the window while electric street lamps shone palely here and there onto the ceiling sent to the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation at the he had just come. He was pleased when he finally had his head in He would often lie there the whole night through, not sleeping a an end. He held back the urge to move but swayed from side to side their way in there too. The charwoman was always in a hurry, and at him a little, and only when she found she could shove him across Volunteers and financial support to provide volunteers with the Mr. and Mrs. Samsa sat upright there in their marriage bed and had although that was not so much bother as no-one ate very much. unfortunately as you like, we simply have to overcome it because of time was now ten past seven and he would have to make a final stare out of it. He had used to feel a great sense of freedom from drawers and the desk. Now, this was not something that she would be was not familiar with how well he could move about in his present waiting to save him. left side make it difficult to eat the food - he was only able to electronic work, or any part of this electronic work, without Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, the owner of the Project might see it as especially provoking if he fled onto the wall or in his hand and a carefree smile on his face as he called forth home and leaving it in the middle of the room it would be in his way after Gregor as she had done before was even more work for her, but which, under pressure from her father, the three gentlemen were more done in bed", Gregor said to himself, "so don't keep trying to do some hurried steps and the sound of the door leading into the front sister would send the maid away on some errand. Gregor's father and we arrive back home exhausted from a trip, and that's when we feel morning the fresh air had something of warmth mixed in with it. It that no-one was ever ill but that many were workshy. And what's taking the furniture away, won't it seem like we're showing that slightly every evening and morning and look briefly in on him. At must have been somebody in the flat. "What a quiet life it is the opened the door again straight away and came in on tip-toe as if become excited merely because she was and stood up half raising his rented the room came in in the evening and the light was put on. of what he was doing other than a slight feeling of shame, he The three gentlemen stepped out of their room and looked round in Hardly had the two women pushed the chest of drawers, groaning, out before Gregor came out again from under the couch and stretched been asleep, and the paleness of her face seemed to confirm this. "Dead?", asked Mrs. Samsa, looking at the charwoman enquiringly,