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1  A candle fixed on a shelf gave them light.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Five The whip-man
2  , bringing his face close to the lad's, as it was hard to see in the half light of the landing.
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3  He looked round uneasily; the little candle gave off far too little light to reach as far as the wall opposite.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Six K.'s uncle - Leni
4  In one corner of the room, where the light of the candle did not reach, a face with a long beard looked up from the bed.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Six K.'s uncle - Leni
5  A large tin plate hung on the wall, casting a pale light that pushed its way in between two of the workers, lighting up their faces and their work-aprons.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
6  s ear, "I must seem to think it's very important to show the information-giver in a good light, but you shouldn't doubt what I say, I just want to say the truth."
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
7  was interrupted by a screeching from the far end of the hall, he shaded his eyes to see that far, as the dull light of day made the smoke whitish and hard to see through.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
8  This time they seemed almost sad, but the open gas flame that burned with a hiss close above their heads gave off little light and that may have merely created an illusion.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Six K.'s uncle - Leni
9  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.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Four Miss B├╝rstner's Friend
10  There was no direct source of light but it was not entirely dark as many of the departments, instead of solid walls, had just wooden bars reaching up to the ceiling to separate them from the corridor.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
11  The light made its way in through them, and it was also possible to see individual officials through them as they sat writing at their desks or stood up at the wooden frameworks and watched the people on the corridor through the gaps.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
12  This door was much better illuminated than the rest of the stairway by the light from a small skylight set obliquely above it, it had been put together from unpainted planks of wood and the name 'Titorelli' was painted on it in broad, red brushstrokes.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
13  Willem is older than me, he's less sensitive than me in every way, he even got a light beating a couple of years ago, but my record's still clean, I only did things the way I did because Willem led me on to it, he's been my teacher both for good and bad.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
ContextHighlight   In Chapter Five The whip-man
14  The only light in the room comes through a little window that is so high up that, if you want to look out of it, you first have to get one of your colleagues to support you on his back, and even then the smoke from the chimney just in front of it will go up your nose and make your face black.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
15  But around the figure of Justice, apart from some coloration that was barely noticeable, it remained light, and in this brightness the figure seemed to shine forward so that it now looked like neither the God of Justice nor the God of Victory, it seemed now, rather, to be a perfect depiction of the God of the Hunt.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
16  ought not to intrude in the middle of the night; that meant he would have to speak to her now, but, unfortunately, he had not put the electric light on in his room so that when he stepped out of the dark it would give the impression of being an attack and would certainly, at the very least, have been quite alarming.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter One Arrest - Conversation with Mrs. Grubach - ...
17  All of a sudden in the night, it must have been quite late in the night, I wakes up, next to the bed, there's the examining judge shading the lamp with his hand so that there's no light from it falls on my husband, he didn't need to be as careful as that, the way my husband sleeps the light wouldn't have woken him up anyway.
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ContextHighlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
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