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1  In front of the law there is a doorkeeper.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
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2  But the doorkeeper says he can't let him in to the law right now.
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3  They say the doorkeeper doesn't know the inside of the law, only the way into it where he just walks up and down.
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4  You fool yourself in the court," said the priest, "it talks about this self-deceit in the opening paragraphs to the law.
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5  He forgets about the other doormen, and begins to think this one is the only thing stopping him from gaining access to the law.
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6  The gateway to the law is open as it always is, and the doorkeeper has stepped to one side, so the man bends over to try and see in.
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7  However he might seem to us he is still in the service of the law, so he belongs to the law, so he's beyond what man has a right to judge.
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8  They see his ideas of what's inside the law as rather childish, and suppose he's afraid himself of what he wants to make the man frightened of.
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9  According to the story, there are two important things that the doorkeeper explains about access to the law, one at the beginning, one at the end.
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10  should not forget that the trial would not be public, if the court deems it necessary it can be made public but there is no law that says it has to be.
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11  We're talking about two different things here, there's what it says in the law and there's what I know from my own experience, you shouldn't get the two confused.
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12  In fact, defence is not really allowed under the law, it's only tolerated, and there is even some dispute about whether the relevant parts of the law imply even that.
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13  On the other hand, there are those who say he must have already been inside the law as he has been taken on into its service and that could only have been done inside.
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14  Also, although he's in the service of the law he's only there for this one entrance, therefore he's there only in the service of this one man who the door's intended for.
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15  I've never seen it in writing, but the law does, of course, say on the one hand that the innocent will be set free, but on the other hand it doesn't say that the judges can be influenced.
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16  Now, the man really is free, he can go wherever he wants, the only thing forbidden to him is entry into the law and, what's more, there's only one man forbidding him to do so - the doorkeeper.
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17  Our authorities as far as I know, and I only know the lowest grades, don't go out looking for guilt among the public; it's the guilt that draws them out, like it says in the law, and they have to send us police officers out.
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18  Yes, he's more afraid of it than the man, as the man wants nothing but to go inside the law, even after he's heard about the terrible doormen there, in contrast to the doorkeeper who doesn't want to go in, or at least we don't hear anything about it.
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19  The man from the country had not expected difficulties like this, the law was supposed to be accessible for anyone at any time, he thinks, but now he looks more closely at the doorkeeper in his fur coat, sees his big hooked nose, his long thin tartar-beard, and he decides it's better to wait until he has permission to enter.
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20  They're only allowed to deal with that part of the trial which the law allocates them, and they usually know less about the results of their work after it's left them than the defence does, even though the defence will usually stay in contact with the accused until the trial is nearly at its end, so that the court officials can learn many useful things from the defence.
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