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1  had to put an end to this display, "Take me to your superior," he said.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter One Arrest - Conversation with Mrs. Grubach - ...
2  There seems to be someone among you who is taking directions from above.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
3  I offered my services in taking on the task, and after some hesitation my friend conceded.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Four Miss B├╝rstner's Friend
4  "I'm the landlord's son, sir," answered the lad, taking the pipe from his mouth and stepping to one side.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter One Arrest - Conversation with Mrs. Grubach - ...
5  Everyone in the house must be taking part in it as well as all of you, that would be going beyond what could be a joke.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter One Arrest - Conversation with Mrs. Grubach - ...
6  In contrast with his usual habits, he remained standing a while at the entrance to the yard taking in all these external details.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
7  also bore in mind that this was a prospective court official speaking to a disfavoured defendant, and he might well have been taking pride in speaking in this way.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
8  It's not that the accused takes the case away from him, that hardly ever happens, once a defendant has taken on a certain lawyer he has to stay with him whatever happens.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
9  If he takes the stool and sits down beside the door and stays there all his life he does this of his own free will, there's nothing in the story to say he was forced to do it.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Nine In the Cathedral
10  You are taking up space here when you don't need to but as long as you don't get in my way I will do nothing to stop you following the progress of your case as closely as you like.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
11  , sitting back down, "if it's really important to you for me to stay here then I'll be glad to do so, I have plenty of time, I came here thinking there would be a trial taking place."
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
12  That's to say, if they're freed in this way then for the time being the charge is withdrawn but it's still hanging over their heads and it only takes an order from higher up to bring it back into force.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
13  Once he had settled his thoughts towards the woman in this way, he began to find the quiet conversation at the window was taking too long, he rapped on the podium with his knuckles, and then even with his fist.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
14  "I'm not going to wait any longer," said the whip-man, taking hold of the cane in both hands and laying in to Franz while Willem cowered back in a corner and looked on secretly, not even daring to turn his head.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Five The whip-man
15  You can get either of them if I help you, but it'll take some effort of course, the difference between them is that apparent acquittal needs concentrated effort for a while and that deferment takes much less effort but it has to be sustained.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
16  In my case this includes my arrest and the examination taking place here today, an organisation that employs policemen who can be bribed, oafish supervisors and judges of whom nothing better can be said than that they are not as arrogant as some others.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
17  "I daresay you were quite surprised by all that's been taking place this morning," said the supervisor as, with both hands, he pushed away the few items on the bedside table - the candle and box of matches, a book and a pin cushion which lay there as if they were things he would need for his own business.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter One Arrest - Conversation with Mrs. Grubach - ...
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