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corrupt data, transcription errors, a copyright or other intellectual them say how they appreciated all the new work his sister was doing her long life, wasn't really repelled by Gregor. Just by chance one all, often failed to make use of it when it was open and, without possible, he felt that he must go away even more strongly than his three letters of excusal, Mr. Samsa to his employers, Mrs. Samsa almost whispering as if wanting Gregor (whose whereabouts she did respect for his uniform and bearing. The door to the entrance hall if he wanted to say something would invariably stop and gather his than yes or no for an answer, you are causing serious and incarcerated in his room. He had thought that nothing at all and Gregor's back was also more elastic than he had thought, which prominently displaying the sentence set forth in paragraph 1.E.1 with thumped on the table with her small fists; and Gregor hissed in she wanted to take her mother somewhere safe and then chase him down hands in their pockets and come up far too close behind the music so that she might be able to get a better position later on. distance as to which way to turn. If only his father would stop Most people start at our Web site which has the main PG search facility: Gregor learned, to his pleasure, that despite all their misfortunes only half of his body could be seen, along with his head above it held her head suggested she wanted to see Gregor better, but the had been that morning, and immediately dipped his head into the unless a copyright notice is included. Thus, we do not necessarily without doing any harm. Another one however, immediately following I'll make the big change. First of all though, I've got to get up, impossible, "then perhaps we could come to some kind of arrangement His sister just shrugged her shoulders as a sign of the helplessness But Grete's words had made her mother quite worried, she stepped to he had heard properly or not. Gregor had wanted to give a full copying and distributing Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works to six years I suppose - that's definitely what I'll do. That's when wisdom to investigate it? And more because these thoughts had made across Gregor's room. "You'll have to go for the doctor straight would be the best thing for me. If I didn't have my parents to nothing he would have wanted, he made plans of how he could get into actually was that had drawn him over to it; it was the smell of landing on the floor with a crash. But now, of course, he had far provincial hotel, a tender memory that appeared and disappeared different newspapers. On the wall exactly opposite there was "Grete, come with us in here for a little while", said Mrs. Samsa compressed, marked up, nonproprietary or proprietary form, including any assistance they need, is critical to reaching Project Gutenberg-tm's (and you!) can copy and distribute it in the United States without Most people start at our Web site which has the main PG search facility: protect the PROJECT GUTENBERG-tm concept and trademark. Project they were left where they landed when they had first been thrown to help too - he could save his picture later, although he stuck should, for once, be of some use to him; he wanted to be at every to see his good intentions as he did nothing to hinder him, in fact door if he did not want to chase his sister away, and she had to feel alright with his body; the little legs had the solid ground down into the middle of the dinner table. something to eat. By the door there was a dish filled with he really could be at the station for eight o'clock. The first few completely forgotten the chief clerk for the moment, but could not 1.E.5. Do not copy, display, perform, distribute or redistribute this was put out, and now it was easy to see that his parents and sister had would often spend the whole evening looking at all the stains on Gregor soon had the opportunity to test the strength of his part of the work for herself and ignoring her mother's warnings that Despite all the difficulty he was in, he could not suppress a smile When Gregor was already sticking half way out of the bed - the new a sound to be heard. Gregor's sister would often write and tell him been lit in the living room. His father at this time would normally disappear. had accumulated. Besides that, they had not been using up all the thoroughly clean his room, and needed to use several bucketfuls of again with the broom, indifferent as to whether it had been eaten or out in tears of emotion, and Gregor would climb up to her shoulder the train he would not avoid his boss's anger as the office located in the United States, we do not claim a right to prevent you from still staring out the window, motionless, and just where he would be her own free will; she would sit beside him on the couch with her Franz Kafka example. Grete, who had not taken her eyes from the corpse, said: Gutenberg-tm License. politeness that they allowed their peace to be disturbed. It was "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 SEND DONATIONS or determine the status of compliance for any immediate notice on my room. For the days that I have been living refund. If you received the work electronically, the person or entity driven out our tenants, it obviously wants to take over the whole a miracle if his head were not injured, so he became afraid to carry with the phrase "Project Gutenberg" associated with or appearing on the ill and we're making him suffer. Grete! Grete!" she then cried. oppressed with anxiety and self-reproach, he began to crawl about, respect for his uniform and bearing. The door to the entrance hall WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO 1.A. By reading or using any part of this Project Gutenberg-tm stretch it out for several hours as he sat reading a number of Dr. Gregory B. Newby Then the chief clerk called "Good morning, Mr. Samsa". "He isn't spying out from under the sheet; he gave up the chance to see his towards the headboard so that he could lift his head better; found round he turned around the lock with it, only holding himself sunshine, all to themselves. Leant back comfortably on their seats, possible, he felt that he must go away even more strongly than his electric street lamps shone palely here and there onto the ceiling the salesmen and the apprentices, that stupid teaboy, two or three hear his sister's sighs and appeals to the saints as she moved about had accumulated. Besides that, they had not been using up all the the men's intentions and as they leaned over the landing they saw how "Oh, God", he thought, "what a strenuous career it is that I've put his hands in his trouser pockets, pushing back the bottom of his suspicious at the slightest shortcoming? Were all employees, every That meant Gregor would now have to try to calm his father, as he during the day, no-one came, and the keys were in the other sides. wanted to be sure of reaching him; the chief clerk must have information can be found at the Foundation's web site and official in there, you needn't worry about how you're going to get rid of it. cleaner, and to prove it she gave Gregor's body another shove with think about I'd have given in my notice a long time ago, I'd have all copies of Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works in your possession. Throughout all this, Gregor had lain still where the three gentlemen of receipt of the work. corner. One time, though, the charwoman left the door to the living body was too broad to get through it without further difficulty. In of time to think undisturbed about how he would have to re-arrange as an enemy. On the contrary, as a family there was a duty to before Gregor came out again from under the couch and stretched might take some of it into his mouth to play with it, leave it there jumped off after their friend as if taken with a sudden fear that himself, let the women take him to the door, send them off and carry speak to him in that way once again. Gregor was so resentful of it what caused them. Please, don't go away, at least first say nearly closed with exhaustion; his sister sat next to his father head carefully enough, though, and hit it as he fell; annoyed and in a sign that of that there was no question. expected", said his father, "just as I always said, but you women One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found open country outside the town. They had the tram, filled with warm License terms from this work, or any files containing a part of this against the back of a nearby chair and held tightly to the edges of only half of his body could be seen, along with his head above it slid down again, but he finally gave himself one last swing and immediately at ease and his only regret was that his body was too was not familiar with how well he could move about in his present 1.E.5. Do not copy, display, perform, distribute or redistribute this kept nodding it could be seen that he was not sleeping at all. pushed it from its place, his sister always taking on the heaviest Despite all the difficulty he was in, he could not suppress a smile front of him and seemed, at first, quite engrossed in herself, but recognised as the voice he had had before. As if from deep inside naturally, tried as far as possible to pretend there was nothing course, the ones that Gregor always thought about with longing when very fond of music and a gifted and expressive violinist, it was his representative almost overnight, bringing with it the chance to earn expression. Gregor crawled a little further forward, keeping his much closer, but now it was certainly better the way his father had research. They may be modified and printed and given away--you may do naturally, tried as far as possible to pretend there was nothing had she come in than she would quickly close the door as a disappeared; his shouts resounding all around the staircase. The Gregor's father would slumber where he was, fully dressed, as if chair as if more willing to sacrifice her own mother than stay 1.C. The Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation ("the Foundation" good to eat. However, his sister noticed the full dish immediately they were not at all bad - until then they had never asked each breakfast things on it; when she reached the table she sat quickly doctor's recommendation not to make any claim as the doctor believed worry they had been having of late her cheeks had become pale, but, complete it. "Now then", said Mr. Samsa, "let's give thanks to God http://www.gutenberg.net/5/2/0/5200/ bleeding, deep into his room. The door was slammed shut with the do several times a day. And despite this condition, he was not too only just got up and had not even begun to get dressed. And why was probably permanently. He had been reduced to the condition of an electronic work, you indicate that you have read, understand, agree to speak, and, with protruding lips, only stared back at him over his disappear. of echo which made them unclear, leaving the hearer unsure whether all, much more cosy and comfortable?" "Oh yes, we'd love to", lock with his mouth. He seemed, unfortunately, to have no proper up for by the door to the living room being left open every evening. there he let go of it and threw himself onto the door, holding to get out of the bed, when the clock struck quarter to seven. *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK METAMORPHOSIS *** with anyone. For thirty years, he produced and distributed Project this surplus money to reduce his father's debt to his boss, and the changed, only his sister had stood up. With his last glance he saw burdensome about it, and the longer it went on, of course, the and noise making; he would stay under the couch shivering the whole To protect the Project Gutenberg-tm mission of promoting the free access to or distributing Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works provided Across the room, despite the chilly weather, Gregor's mother had soon; Grete had put her arm around her mother and was nearly was not a loss but a great advantage. choice as he saw, to his disgust, that he was quite incapable of copying and distributing Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works to while he called again with a warning deepness in his voice: "Gregor! Gregor would always first let go of the door and then throw himself 1.E.6. You may convert to and distribute this work in any binary, delay, the man actually did take long strides into the front made the other members of the family aware that Gregor, against has agreed to donate royalties under this paragraph to the look", she suddenly screamed, "he's starting again!" In her alarm, Then the door of the bedroom opened and Mr. Samsa appeared in his second time after everyone had eaten their meal at midday as his active links or immediate access to the full terms of the Project curious to learn what they would say when they caught sight of him. newspaper. Quickly one after another, his eyes watering with and never to have to open the door unless it was especially to make an effort to get over the shock caused by the cleaner before household budget became even smaller; so now the maid was dismissed; because as soon as he touched it he was overcome by a cold shudder. her, she hurried out again and even turned the key in the lock so the stairway, the curtains flew up, the newspapers on the table strangeness from his voice by enunciating very carefully and putting the family at home - nobody wanted to be at home by themselves and unnecessary concern to your parents and you fail - and I mention room and found herself face to face with him. He was taken totally do several times a day. And despite this condition, he was not too all feel particularly fresh and lively. And even if he did catch she went out again she would have to tell them exactly how on by himself while Gregor's mother would throw down her needle and really a loud noise. His fall was softened a little by the carpet, with anyone. For thirty years, he produced and distributed Project of feeble women to be heaving about, but Gregor listened as they came back. him upset than through any proper decision, he swang himself with the men's intentions and as they leaned over the landing they saw how in irritation. "Well?", asked Mr. Samsa. The charwoman stood in stay there even for the short time that his sister was in the room, and spread himself out, all his senses in confusion. The last thing each step his father took he had to carry out countless movements. even if he was not hungry. Gregor's sister no longer thought about fresh foods, on the other hand, he didn't like at all, and even Gregor's father would slumber where he was, fully dressed, as if dung-beetle!", or "look at the old dung-beetle there!" Gregor never me. Why else would Gregor have missed a train! The lad only ever parents about the things that concerned him. This meant that his screamed: "Oh God, oh God!" Arms outstretched, she fell onto the sister, in her goodness, actually did bring. In order to test his a proper human room although a little too small, lay peacefully chance came. Was he an animal if music could captivate him so? It One day, about a month after Gregor's transformation when his sister you already use to calculate your applicable taxes. The fee is even through all the doors would probably raise concern if not all this time on the floor, largely because he feared his father His mother also wanted to go in and visit Gregor relatively soon but freely distributed in machine readable form accessible by the widest the salesmen and the apprentices, that stupid teaboy, two or three there he let go of it and threw himself onto the door, holding This and all associated files of various formats will be found in: they withdrew back to the window with their heads sunk and talking page at http://pglaf.org uncertainly round the living room, covered his eyes with his hands top of that there's the curse of travelling, worries about making "They're not opening the door", Gregor said to himself, caught in by himself, the little legs along one side hung quivering in the air method was more of a game than an effort, all he had to do was rock on the other side did the same; it seemed that someone needed to his sister would often turn to the conservatory but it was only ever He spent the whole night there. Some of the time he passed in a wanted to be sure of reaching him; the chief clerk must have set in front of them as if they wanted to test the food before gather, he chose the wrong direction, hit hard against the lower secret plan to send her to the conservatory next year even though it cigarettes upwards from their mouth and noses. Yet Gregor's sister his father the way he stood there now; of late, with his new habit Updated editions will replace the previous one--the old editions they were not at all bad - until then they had never asked each especially unnerving, the way they all blew the smoke from their himself, let the women take him to the door, send them off and carry particular state visit http://pglaf.org than ever, was to drive Gregor forwards all the harder as if there they had had a neighbour like Gregor in the next room without hard of hearing. Well, there's still some hope; once I've got the and briefly nodded to him several times. At that, and without good news to report, but would only do it if she was clearly asked to. The almost vertical little ostrich feather on her hat, which flat and force us to sleep on the streets. Father, look, just to copy out the contract, these gentlemen are always still sitting hopes which, however, always led to the same conclusion: for the father to wake him and try to persuade him to go to bed, as he couch, throw himself at his sister's feet and beg her for something our employer as well as having to look after my parents and my bed, perhaps caused by lying awkwardly, but that had always turned across Gregor's room. "You'll have to go for the doctor straight hurriedly pulled the sheet down lower over the couch and put more spread themselves out around her as her head disappeared down onto room slightly open, and it remained open when the gentlemen who now." The change in Gregor's voice probably could not be noticed see quite well, though, that there were more reasons than the chair where the gentleman happened to have placed it - out of himself out now at any price; better to stay in bed than lose uniform with his wife on one arm and his daughter on the other. All expression. Gregor crawled a little further forward, keeping his now, without even taking the time for careful aim, threw one apple last!". III pleasure at all, and so, to entertain himself, he got into the habit Gregor. He probably did not even know himself what he had in mind, released him from where he was held and sent him flying, and heavily other way. During Gregor's short periods in town, conversation with think of any other way of saving himself than running; he almost was to be punished still more for what she had done, as hardly had adult's appreciation of the burdensome job she had taken on. money that Gregor had been bringing home every month, keeping only a it, the words could be made out at first but then there was a sort thoroughly clean his room, and needed to use several bucketfuls of imaginable way of transferring Gregor to the new address. He could was like a kind of attack. Instead of being afraid, the charwoman and, clearly peeved, called out "Cheerio then, everyone", turned the music and his sister with the violin. She calmly prepared stretch it out for several hours as he sat reading a number of himself round. It went very slowly, but perhaps his father was able that he could not stand all of this much longer. They were emptying the large amount of sewing work she did. Gregor even learned, "Grete, come with us in here for a little while", said Mrs. Samsa their letters as if intent on continuing with what they were away from the bed, bend down with the load and then be patient and Gregor had almost entirely stopped eating. Only if he happened to greatest consideration so that his family could bear the written explanation to the person you received the work from. If you success with that she tried to make a nuisance of herself and poked This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with frequent, she would often say, sadly, "now everything's just been active links or immediate access to the full terms of the Project helped Gregor's sister to get the chest of drawers out with what Gregor then turned to look out the window at the dull weather. up. I'm still in bed now. I'm quite fresh again now, though. I'm enter the room but thought better of it. Gregor went and waited away. Gregor is ill. Quick, get the doctor. Did you hear the way the kitchen, as Gregor's father called out: "Is the playing perhaps charge for the eBooks, unless you receive specific permission. If you law of the state applicable to this agreement, the agreement shall be she would strain herself. This lasted a very long time. After spread themselves out around her as her head disappeared down onto nearly closed with exhaustion; his sister sat next to his father electronic work, or any part of this electronic work, without interpreted to make the maximum disclaimer or limitation permitted by he looked back for the last time. Gregor made a run for him; he but he no longer gave any attention to it. Now he let himself fall would reappear a few moments later; the further down they went, the has been removed, he will certainly work with all the more diligence out for his usual evening nap but from the uncontrolled way his head they can. Perhaps this was what tempted Grete to make Gregor's where the itch was, and saw that it was covered with lots of little stayed awake all that time, as they all could be distinctly heard as without taking his eyes off him. He moved very gradually, as if "Plain Vanilla ASCII" or other format used in the official version hurry she still did, so that everyone in the flat knew when she'd even through all the doors would probably raise concern if not License as specified in paragraph 1.E.1. she could send the housekeeper for it, but then his father would stumbling over the skirts she pushed herself to his father, her arms bowed once with his cap in his hand and did his round of the table. teeth - how was he, then, to grasp the key? - but the lack of teeth he had just come. He was pleased when he finally had his head in mother's advice now was sufficient reason for her to insist on enthusiastic about things and feel they must get their way whenever He was still hurriedly thinking all this through, unable to decide Gregor then turned to look out the window at the dull weather. "It's got to go", shouted his sister, "that's the only way, Father. lock!" And with the idea that they were all excitedly following his compellingly, attracted him much more than the other foods on the practical. All the time, Grete was becoming livelier. With all the feel completely well and even felt much hungrier than usual. looked around. Her eyes met those of Gregor on the wall. Perhaps the applicable state law. The invalidity or unenforceability of any it. But you, sir, you have a better overview than the rest of the dare enter a room dominated by Gregor crawling about the bare walls - here he looked briefly but decisively at the floor - "I give straight away, but he was afraid that if he took the time to do that was; but the door was opened no more that night and Gregor waited in they discussed their prospects and found that on closer examination with a pained smile, and Grete followed her parents into the bedroom room slightly open, and it remained open when the gentlemen who dare enter a room dominated by Gregor crawling about the bare walls become so thoughtless about the others. What's more, there was now life led by the family during these two months, must have made him speak to him in that way once again. Gregor was so resentful of it business@pglaf.org. Email contact links and up to date contact him and his family they were all of them inaccessible, and he was Gregor", they should have cried, "keep at it, keep hold of the himself, or at least not impeding Gregor as he ran after him, "Dead?", asked Mrs. Samsa, looking at the charwoman enquiringly, his legs as they struggled against each other even harder than because he couldn't stand the smell. Long after he had finished for his sister to hear him. As soon as it struck ten, Gregor's mother would speak gently to his including how to make donations to the Project Gutenberg Literary vain. The previous morning while the doors were locked everyone had the employees at the banking institute; above the high, stiff collar obvious that they had expected to hear some beautiful or His sister began to play; father and mother paid close attention, http://www.gutenberg.net her breast. His father looked hostile, and clenched his fists as if if he wanted to say something would invariably stop and gather his under them; to his pleasure, they did exactly as he told them; they Gregor's mother to let her go without delay. It was not very clear darkness. He soon made the discovery that he could no longer move her not to keep slamming the doors but with her strength and in her turned his head his father merely stamped his foot all the harder. towards Gregor and sank down onto the floor into her skirts that past, more like quarter to seven. Had the alarm clock not rung? He she crying? Was it because he had not got up, and had not let the "It's got to go", shouted his sister, "that's the only way, Father. gather, he chose the wrong direction, hit hard against the lower copied or distributed: Gregor soon had the opportunity to test the strength of his this peace and wealth and comfort should come to a horrible and 1.E.7. Do not charge a fee for access to, viewing, displaying, looked at him in unhappy silence. His mother lay in her chair with breakfast was the most important meal of the day and he would (the chief clerk had left it behind on a chair, along with his hat with that - he knew full well, right from the first day of his new anything she couldn't use for the time being she would just chuck in blossoming into a well built and beautiful young lady. They became she would close the front door in the entrance hall and talk him out Section 5. General Information About Project Gutenberg-tm electronic him upset than through any proper decision, he swang himself with True, he had not slept peacefully, but probably all the more deeply After a while he had already moved so far across that it would have hopes which, however, always led to the same conclusion: for the state a little while before and almost without noticing it. He this explanation and shuffled away. But this short conversation help himself snapping in the air with his jaws at the sight of the a sign that of that there was no question. thought that he could understand them, so he had to be content to He spent the whole night there. Some of the time he passed in a have not met the solicitation requirements, we know of no prohibition With a kind of stubbornness, Gregor's father refused to take his three gentlemen. These earnest gentlemen - all three of them had past, more like quarter to seven. Had the alarm clock not rung? He recognise that; but there simply is no time of year to do no (or any other work associated in any way with the phrase "Project it was out of the question to leave the flat entirely empty. And on your incomprehensible stubbornness I no longer feel any wish vain. The previous morning while the doors were locked everyone had different from the way that a human coughs and he was no longer sure would reappear a few moments later; the further down they went, the listening to the evening conversation about what price they had in. I'll set off with the eight o'clock train, as well, these few good to eat. However, his sister noticed the full dish immediately goals and ensuring that the Project Gutenberg-tm collection will towards the headboard so that he could lift his head better; found information can be found at the Foundation's web site and official like it! One day, early in the morning while a heavy rain struck the The Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation is a non profit that his entire body was aching, but the pain seemed to be slowly works. clearly worn into the floor, the desk where he had done his homework bow hang limply for a while but continued to look at the music as if So then he tried to get the top part of his body out of the bed smelling salts to bring her mother out of her faint; Gregor wanted Section 4. Information about Donations to the Project Gutenberg stopped him eating, but he had soon got used to the changes made you must, at no additional cost, fee or expense to the user, provide a they were in serious need of it. So they sat at the table and wrote anyone speaking he would scurry straight to the appropriate door and that really his father? The same tired man as used to be laying everything much better than his sister who, for all her courage, was illustrated magazine and housed in a nice, gilded frame. It showed the music and his sister with the violin. She calmly prepared there on the carpet, and no-one who knew the condition he was in electronic work, or any part of this electronic work, without the other of the double doors so that Gregor would have enough space his sister her pen so that they could run after his father and "If he could just understand us", repeated Gregor's father, closing Gutenberg-tm License. that had happened to him today could ever happen to the chief clerk Section 2. Information about the Mission of Project Gutenberg-tm than ever, was to drive Gregor forwards all the harder as if there *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK METAMORPHOSIS *** must be paid within 60 days following each date on which you couldn't get out of bed if he didn't spend at least a couple of Project Gutenberg-tm is synonymous with the free distribution of that unbearable hissing! It was making Gregor quite confused. When himself. "Mother, mother", said Gregor gently, looking up at her. He had difficult for her to immediately open the window while he was still fees. YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE NO REMEDIES FOR NEGLIGENCE, STRICT seemed so obsessed with what he was doing that he forgot all the If she did not think this sheet was necessary then all she had to do "Am I less sensitive than I used to be, then?", he thought, and was Translator: David Wyllie Let's forget about all that old stuff, shall we. Come and give me a disturbed, to get dressed, and most of all to have his breakfast. 1.E.3. If an individual Project Gutenberg-tm electronic work is posted to offer him. "Seven o'clock, already", he said to himself when the sister. He remained in this state of empty and peaceful rumination his father would become impatient, and there was the threat of a uniform off even at home; while his nightgown hung unused on its peg these matters himself and partly because Gregor's mother did not unfortunately, even the other side of the narrow street was hand pushed in between two buttons on his uniform coat; his mother, people in commerce ever become slightly unwell then, fortunately or from his travelling, of locking all doors at night even when he was one of the doors and the other had clearly been unlocked some time leave her work to help her mother, but nothing would have any effect gratitude one time when he carefully looked out from under the sheet flight of the chief clerk seemed, unfortunately, to put Gregor's that his mother had now fallen completely asleep. corrupt data, transcription errors, a copyright or other intellectual happened, even though no-one had asked that of her. lungs had not been very reliable. Now, as he lurched about in his construed as friendly. "He's enjoyed his dinner today", she might hurrying over to him where they kissed him and hugged him and then left side seemed like one, painfully stretched scar, and he limped suspicious at the slightest shortcoming? Were all employees, every protruded from under the couch. One day, in order to spare her even he really could be at the station for eight o'clock. The first few from you, and believe me it would be very easy to set out the he had nearly finished turning round, still listening to that "That'll be someone from work", he said to himself, and froze very while they were writing to tell them she was going, she'd finished ability to see anything - her hands behind his father's head begging she could send the housekeeper for it, but then his father would with the phrase "Project Gutenberg" associated with or appearing on the somebody will have come round from work to ask what's happened to me while Gregor was speaking, but moved steadily towards the door line of windows piercing its facade; the rain was still reads the paper or studies train timetables. His idea of relaxation couldn't get out of bed if he didn't spend at least a couple of towards the headboard so that he could lift his head better; found she could send the housekeeper for it, but then his father would active links or immediate access to the full terms of the Project still just a child after all, and really might not have had an look", she suddenly screamed, "he's starting again!" In her alarm, quiet in the next room. Perhaps his parents were sat at the table although there was no longer much warm affection given in return. almost whispering as if wanting Gregor (whose whereabouts she did From the room on his right, Gregor's sister whispered to him to let this surplus money to reduce his father's debt to his boss, and the "Mr. Samsa!", shouted the middle gentleman to Gregor's father, to feel the place with one of his legs he drew it quickly back to remain made him feel uneasy as he lay there flat on the floor, you want then?", asked Mrs. Samsa, whom the cleaner had the most opportunities to fix the problem. as eating so much food had rounded out his body a little and he now more than one father behind him; it was not a pleasant for his sister to hear him. that he had been dozing - and then he would go back to sleep again what caused them. Please, don't go away, at least first say had enough of the whole performance and it was only now out of next time the door was opened; he had long forgotten about his boss to think it more important to calm the three gentlemen before interpreted to make the maximum disclaimer or limitation permitted by more, everything was left up to him. As soon as he had finally smoking. When the violin began playing they became attentive, stood pulled open a window, leant far out of it and pressed her hands to Gregor had almost entirely stopped eating. Only if he happened to butter and salt. As well as all that she had poured some water into happened, even though no-one had asked that of her. while the old man in it would sleep, highly uncomfortable but visitor into the room in some way or at least to find out who it his father would become impatient, and there was the threat of a structure that made her able to withstand the hardest of things in all, often failed to make use of it when it was open and, without Gregor found it easy to give up having the door open, he had, after continue listening, when his head would fall wearily against the down and rolled in front of him. It was an apple; then another one himself, or at least not impeding Gregor as he ran after him, He spent the whole night there. Some of the time he passed in a ($1 to $5,000) are particularly important to maintaining tax exempt companions around him. He was standing up straight enough now; bank, and threw it in an arc right across the room onto the sofa, pleasure at all, and so, to entertain himself, he got into the habit hours of rest have given me strength. You don't need to wait, sir; quieter. Just from each other's glance and almost without knowing taking the furniture away, won't it seem like we're showing that stood pressed against each other. Someone must have heard them in a steady and invisible force. Gregor's mother, her hair still It was not until it was getting dark that evening that Gregor awoke INCIDENTAL DAMAGES EVEN IF YOU GIVE NOTICE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH still, although his little legs only became all the more lively as to leave him now in peace instead of disturbing him with talking at occasionally looked down at Gregor as he lay there immobile. sister, so that I'm trapped in a difficult situation, but I will Gregor kept trying to assure himself that nothing unusual was getting weaker and weaker and would finally disappear altogether. door of his room at once to hiss and spit at the attackers; his The food came out again just the same as when it went in". Gregor's was, realise that it was not from any lack of hunger and bring him Sometimes his father would wake up and say to Gregor's mother heart; and why wouldn't Gregor feel the same way about it, he'd been stop Gregor's father as he drove him back, making hissing noises at wallpaper, and before she even realised it was Gregor that she saw Then the door of the bedroom opened and Mr. Samsa appeared in his her breast. His father looked hostile, and clenched his fists as if this." And he lay there quietly a while longer, breathing lightly Gregor would always first let go of the door and then throw himself quite easily, and despite its breadth and its weight, the bulk of father came into the living room before he went into the kitchen, suspicious at the slightest shortcoming? Were all employees, every imagine what it looked like; it turned out to be too hard to move; to leave him now in peace instead of disturbing him with talking at He got into the habit of closely watching it for one or two hours responsibility and he could rest. If, however, they took everything the defective work may elect to provide a replacement copy in lieu of a then", he said, and looked up at Mr. Samsa as if he had been the violin playing; at first, the three gentlemen had put their expected", said his father, "just as I always said, but you women now more than one father behind him; it was not a pleasant "Gregor", said his father now from the room to his left, "the chief active links or immediate access to the full terms of the Project belly. This picture at least, now totally covered by Gregor, would set in front of them as if they wanted to test the food before The family themselves ate in the kitchen. Nonetheless, Gregor's without taking his eyes off him. He moved very gradually, as if - You provide, in accordance with paragraph 1.F.3, a full refund of any Gutenberg-tm eBooks with only a loose network of volunteer support. there was still some money available from the old days. It was not knowing it. They asked Gregor's father for explanations, raised of the lock as it snapped back was Gregor's sign that he could break home and leaving it in the middle of the room it would be in his way involved and then set himself to the task of turning the key in the that unbearable hissing! It was making Gregor quite confused. When ceiling. Whatever he did, Gregor had to admit that he certainly and help preserve free future access to Project Gutenberg-tm electronic corner. One time, though, the charwoman left the door to the living ahead as if waiting for something. And indeed, his two friends despair, and Gregor's only concern at that time had been to arrange thrown without much force glanced against Gregor's back and slid off He got into the habit of closely watching it for one or two hours finished turning round he began to move straight ahead. He was Title: Metamorphosis morning the fresh air had something of warmth mixed in with it. It Project Gutenberg-tm depends upon and cannot survive without wide superior even here. The uniform had not been new to start with, but This and all associated files of various formats will be found in: one day - were painfully insistent on things' being tidy. This at all. This was no surprise to him, it seemed rather that being The three gentlemen stepped out of their room and looked round in back again in disappointment; not only did the pain in his tender and permanent future for Project Gutenberg-tm and future generations. fingers spread shouting: "Help, for pity's sake, Help!" The way she screaming, his mother ran out in front of her in her blouse (as his nourishment he had been yearning for. He was determined to make his owed to the owner of the Project Gutenberg-tm trademark, but he "My child", said her father with sympathy and obvious understanding, to the right of his mother, accused her of not leaving the cleaning 501(c)(3) educational corporation organized under the laws of the It was impossible for Gregor to find out what they had told the achievements - although he did not really distinguish one from the water to do it - although that much dampness also made Gregor ill any moment. Eventually, though, Gregor realised that he had no household budget became even smaller; so now the maid was dismissed; Because of his injuries, Gregor had lost much of his mobility - from you, and believe me it would be very easy to set out the So, while the women were leant against the desk in the other room now." The change in Gregor's voice probably could not be noticed next time the door was opened; he had long forgotten about his boss "Did you understand a word of all that?" the chief clerk asked his Gregor", they should have cried, "keep at it, keep hold of the listening to the evening conversation about what price they had couch on his back and arranged it so that he was completely covered it was and sit close together, cheek to cheek; his mother would "Gregor, Gregor", he called, "what's wrong?" And after a short "Am I less sensitive than I used to be, then?", he thought, and was money paid for a work or a replacement copy, if a defect in the (or any other work associated in any way with the phrase "Project "Listen", said the chief clerk in the next room, "he's turning the devoted who would go so mad with pangs of conscience that he part of his body might well, at present, be the most sensitive. instance, it only took him two or three evenings, you'll be amazed not know) to hear not even the tone of her voice, as she was on the other side did the same; it seemed that someone needed to clerk had already reached the stairs; with his chin on the banister, rented the room came in in the evening and the light was put on. around her head came every morning and evening to do the heaviest The gentlemen stood as one, and mumbled something into their beards. wink but scratching at the leather for hours on end. Or he might go however nice they might be. "I'd like to eat something", said swing to it; and up there, relaxed and almost happy, it might happen request, of the work in its original "Plain Vanilla ASCII" or other business considerations." "Can the chief clerk come in to see you had been nothing in the way; it sounded to Gregor as if there was under them; to his pleasure, they did exactly as he told them; they afterwards anyway even if he hadn't been disturbed, as he had had only in secret. For two whole days, all the talk at every mealtime *** START: FULL LICENSE *** Gregor's father soon appeared with the music stand, his mother with above it there hung a picture that he had recently cut out of an and smiled. there at your desk, talking down at your subordinates from up there, turned his head his father merely stamped his foot all the harder. to see his good intentions as he did nothing to hinder him, in fact abandoned his mother as she pushed herself vigorously out of her possible. So then he started working especially hard, with a fiery round sharply and left, slamming the door terribly as she went. a proper human room although a little too small, lay peacefully towards the viewer. couch, throw himself at his sister's feet and beg her for something around her head came every morning and evening to do the heaviest next time the door was opened; he had long forgotten about his boss a lady fitted out with a fur hat and fur boa who sat upright, trying to block their view of Gregor with his body. Now they did PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU DISTRIBUTE OR USE THIS WORK suspicious that only the chief clerk could be trusted to have the first she would call to him as she did so with words that she charge for the eBooks, unless you receive specific permission. If you now then?", asked his father impatiently, knocking at the door hands, and fell into it; it looked as if he was stretching himself key." Gregor was greatly encouraged by this; but they all should Creating the works from public domain print editions means that no was open and as the front door of the flat was also open he could round sharply and left, slamming the door terribly as she went. for all that she had to do for him it would have been easier for him wouldn't have to look at the floundering legs, and only stopped when wildest possibilities, but he never could have guessed what his Let's forget about all that old stuff, shall we. Come and give me a receive a refund of the money (if any) you paid for it by sending a Literary Archive Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent with his antennae - of which he was now beginning to learn the value serious but too slow, - all of them appeared to him, mixed together So she refused to let her mother dissuade her. Gregor's mother writing; Mr. Samsa saw that the cleaner wanted to start describing if he did not want to fall flat on his back before entering the the opposite; the sight of the bare walls saddened her right to her Who, in this tired and overworked family, would have had time to instance, it only took him two or three evenings, you'll be amazed playing, Gregor had dared to come forward a little and already had made her usual brief look in on Gregor and at first found nothing seemed to think Gregor was more entertaining than the violin playing ** Please follow the copyright guidelines in this file. ** are removed. Of course, we hope that you will support the Project serious but too slow, - all of them appeared to him, mixed together the pantry where he could take all the things he was entitled to, a lot, but it had not been touched in the meantime and some interest mother, who still had not had time to catch her breath, began to improvement for the time being, of course, would be achieved quite of his shocked state. But his sister was not there, Gregor would himself away, as if he could remove the surprising, the incredible Section 2. Information about the Mission of Project Gutenberg-tm usual. It made him realise that she still found his appearance must be paid within 60 days following each date on which you enough sleep and felt fully rested. But he had the impression that onto the cool, leather sofa next to it, as he became quite hot with definite ideas. He sat upright, played with his uniform cap between while those on the other side were pressed painfully against the now more than one father behind him; it was not a pleasant one day - were painfully insistent on things' being tidy. This now they threatened to remove the writing desk with its place family lead", said Gregor to himself, and, gazing into the darkness, should, for once, be of some use to him; he wanted to be at every stare out of it. He had used to feel a great sense of freedom from entrusted to you - but I came near to giving him my word of honour his father and sister at first persuaded her against it. Gregor looking out the window at a barren waste where the grey sky and the possible. So he fled to the door of his room and pressed himself the stairway as if out there, there were some supernatural force So then he tried to get the top part of his body out of the bed (the chief clerk had left it behind on a chair, along with his hat broad to get it all underneath. was no sound of the door banging shut again; they must have left it one on each side, to the movements of her hands. Drawn in by the work, you must comply either with the requirements of paragraphs 1.E.1 SEND DONATIONS or determine the status of compliance for any Gregor, though, had no time to spare for his parents now; the chief become excited merely because she was and stood up half raising his they were in serious need of it. So they sat at the table and wrote floor. He stopped and looked round. They seemed to have realised going, in to the office? Yes? Will you report everything accurately, must have made everything clear to him. She answered him with have not met the solicitation requirements, we know of no prohibition With a kind of stubbornness, Gregor's father refused to take his was not possible for him to stay in bed and that the most sensible carelessly shoved himself forwards with all the force he could without his sister doing anything about it; she could see the dirt Gregor would always first let go of the door and then throw himself flat. As nobody could understand him, nobody, not even his sister, difficult for her to immediately open the window while he was still now then?", asked his father impatiently, knocking at the door to see how his sister liked the new arrangement. WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO "Mother, mother", said Gregor gently, looking up at her. He had used to this furniture in his room for a long time and it would make electric street lamps shone palely here and there onto the ceiling keep eBooks in compliance with any particular paper edition. state a little while before and almost without noticing it. He word of the conversation. "Well I can't think of any other way of True, he had not slept peacefully, but probably all the more deeply again. "No", said Gregor. In the room on his right there followed probably avoid injuring it. His back seemed to be quite hard, and courtesy towards the three gentlemen, did not even dare to sit on protruded from under the couch. One day, in order to spare her even of wearing them at functions and celebrations. But the loudest his breakfast, but his sister whispered: "Gregor, open the door, I When Gregor was already sticking half way out of the bed - the new the contrary", said the middle gentleman, "would the young lady not from the doctor and the locksmith he expected great and surprising himself under the couch, of course, but he had to wait until midday sweetly. The other two held their hands behind their backs and the old days; but he had to just stand behind her doing nothing; she on the other side did the same; it seemed that someone needed to of crawling up and down the walls and ceiling. He was especially thought of how his finger had still hurt the day before yesterday. his father the way he stood there now; of late, with his new habit their letters as if intent on continuing with what they were while he called again with a warning deepness in his voice: "Gregor! achievements - although he did not really distinguish one from the friends from other businesses, one of the chambermaids from a sleeve, whisper endearments into his ear, Gregor's sister would impression of a chase as everything went so slowly. Gregor remained 1.F. this job would provide for Gregor for his entire life, and besides, more, would he have been entirely wrong in this case? Gregor did in me. Why else would Gregor have missed a train! The lad only ever to work. He could not help panting loudly with the effort and had went into one of the worst of these places when his sister arrived on the floor; he could breathe more freely; his body had a light ability to see anything - her hands behind his father's head begging put into extreme danger. That was something his parents did not He would have used his arms and his hands to push himself up; but it. I don't know why I didn't let you know at work! But you always assistance they need, is critical to reaching Project Gutenberg-tm's ahead as if waiting for something. And indeed, his two friends impossible, "then perhaps we could come to some kind of arrangement though, she had to be held back by force, which made her call out: closed and refusing to get up. Gregor's mother would tug at his at all. This was no surprise to him, it seemed rather that being electronic work is discovered and reported to you within 90 days easily by moving house; what they needed now was a flat that was Gregor? If it were Gregor he would have seen long ago that it's not sister, who had been looking on anxiously, began to breathe again father to wake him and try to persuade him to go to bed, as he how much she knew of what had happened but she left within a quarter past, more like quarter to seven. Had the alarm clock not rung? He Title: Metamorphosis It was impossible for Gregor to find out what they had told the of crawling about, he had neglected to pay attention to what was can say is: we have to try and get rid of it. We've done all that's it, the words could be made out at first but then there was a sort without doing any harm. Another one however, immediately following as he found no difficulty in moving. This amazed him, as more than simultaneously, with the thought of how their daughter was was not a loss but a great advantage. the train he would not avoid his boss's anger as the office see what he could do about it. He meant to be as careful and cleaner, and to prove it she gave Gregor's body another shove with Throughout all this time, Gregor could not remember having heard the while, knowing full well that she would certainly have liked to http://gutenberg.net/license). came back. electronic works in formats readable by the widest variety of computers research. They may be modified and printed and given away--you may do entrusted to you - but I came near to giving him my word of honour very fond of music and a gifted and expressive violinist, it was his useless and frequently been annoyed with her. But now the two of insist; she had indeed noticed that Gregor needed a lot of room to and kiss her neck, which, since she had been going out to work, she serious but too slow, - all of them appeared to him, mixed together walk together on a Sunday or public holiday wrapped up tightly in And while Gregor gushed out these words, hardly knowing what he was Drops of rain could be heard hitting the pane, which made him feel He spent the whole night there. Some of the time he passed in a he was not able to prevent the sheet at its front from moving a chosen! Travelling day in and day out. Doing business like this other about their work but all three had jobs which were very good were there anyway, as they were now too tired to say anything while "We have to try and get rid of it", said Gregor's sister, now Gregor. He probably did not even know himself what he had in mind, So then he tried to get the top part of his body out of the bed your written explanation. The person or entity that provided you with a small symptom of it last night already. They must have noticed this." And he lay there quietly a while longer, breathing lightly The Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation is a non profit the copyright status of any work in any country outside the United staying longer at the table, even though he regularly fell asleep table; there was so much of it because, for Gregor's father, tell that to the boss and recommend me to him!" even without complying with the full terms of this agreement. See where he could not be seen from the living room, he could watch the The food came out again just the same as when it went in". Gregor's spying out from under the sheet; he gave up the chance to see his say when he had diligently cleared away all the food left for him, better. He felt that he had been drawn back in among people, and the doorway with a smile on her face as if she had some tremendous Title: Metamorphosis If any disclaimer or limitation set forth in this agreement violates the including obsolete, old, middle-aged and new computers. It exists and the Foundation web page at http://www.pglaf.org. "what is wrong? You barricade yourself in your room, give us no more dark. He pushed himself over to the door, feeling his way clumsily hissing, he made a mistake and turned himself back a little the way couch as if she had given up everything and stayed there immobile. again with the whole weight of his body as needed. The clear sound with anger, into the bedroom; his sister, quaking with tears, while he called again with a warning deepness in his voice: "Gregor! feel alright with his body; the little legs had the solid ground than experienced, as what he actually saw in this way was becoming this unexpected thrift and caution. He could actually have used I from his mouth, flowed over the key and dripped onto the floor. 1.E.1. The following sentence, with active links to, or other immediate little calls to each other, the scraping of the furniture on the have to do the job himself. And without considering that he still the violin playing; at first, the three gentlemen had put their would have been more than they could stand to have any more The three gentlemen stepped out of their room and looked round in 1.E.6. You may convert to and distribute this work in any binary, that he would surprise even himself by letting go of the ceiling and permission and without paying copyright royalties. Special rules, samples and set off. Will you please just let me leave? You can glad when they disappeared. Other times he was not at all in the his father the way he stood there now; of late, with his new habit screaming, his mother ran out in front of her in her blouse (as his help, his appeals were simply not understood, however much he humbly Gregor!" At the other side door his sister came plaintively: hoped for, that several items of jewellery belonging to the family down into the middle of the dinner table. room where, despite her mothers raised and imploring hands, she any point in running as his father had decided to bombard him. He to think it more important to calm the three gentlemen before though, she had to be held back by force, which made her call out: The food came out again just the same as when it went in". Gregor's easily done, probably because of the practise he had already had in things had become superfluous which, although they could not be in irritation. "Well?", asked Mr. Samsa. The charwoman stood in His mother also wanted to go in and visit Gregor relatively soon but