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 Current Search - distraction in The Trial
1  He merely looked in amazement at this distracted being, his eyes completely still.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Eight Block, the businessman - Dismissing the ...
2  The girl's intention may have been good, perhaps she was under instructions to distract him or to give him the chance to collect himself, but the attempt had not worked.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
3  He would come straight home from the office, remain in her room without the light on, and sit on the sofa with nothing more to distract him than keeping watch on the empty hallway.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Four Miss B├╝rstner's Friend
4  , with less of the vigour he had had earlier, he continually scanned the faces in the first row, and this gave his address a somewhat nervous and distracted character, "what has happened to me is not just an isolated case."
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
5  Don't forget in proceedings like this there are always lots of different things coming up to talk about, things that you just can't understand with reason alone, you just get too tired and distracted for most things and so, instead, people rely on superstition.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Eight Block, the businessman - Dismissing the ...
6  himself looked on calmly, he was not even disappointed at finding the lawyer unwell, he had been able to do nothing to oppose the enthusiasm his uncle had developed for the matter, he was glad that this enthusiasm had now been distracted without his having to do anything about it.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Six K.'s uncle - Leni
7  And the accused doesn't get to see the court records either, and it's very difficult to infer what's in the court records from what's been said during questioning based on them, especially for the accused who is in a difficult situation and is faced with every possible worry to distract him.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter