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1  knew from his work at the bank.
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Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
2  would not be disturbed in his professional work.
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Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
3  A man stood below it calling out instructions to direct the work being done.
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Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
4  The country life will give you strength, that will be good, there's bound to be a lot of hard work ahead of you.
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Get Context   In Chapter Six K.'s uncle - Leni
5  I also work in an office and I'm quite used to office air, but here it seems to be too strong, you've said so yourselves.
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6  "But you work in the High Court, not that court in the attic," he had wanted to say but could not bring himself to actually utter it.
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Get Context   In Chapter Six K.'s uncle - Leni
7  It's Sunday today, and it's not part of my job to do any work today, but they send me off with some message which isn't even necessary just to get me away from here.
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8  He felt well and confident, he had failed to go into work at the bank this morning but that could easily be excused because of the relatively high position he held there.
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9  s mind all through the following day; he was unable to concentrate on his work and had to stay in his office a little longer than the previous day so that he could finish it.
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Get Context   In Chapter Five The whip-man
10  He tried to work out who the man actually was, first in silence, just through observation and by thinking about it, but the man didn't stay still to be looked at for very long.
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11  Mind you, what we can do is make sure that the high officials we work for find out just what sort of person it is they're going to arrest, and why he should be arrested, before they issue the warrant.
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12  forced himself to answer, but his thoughts were mainly about that Sunday, how it would be best to get there for nine o'clock in the morning as that was the time that courts always start work on weekdays.
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Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
13  said nothing, he knew what was coming, but, suddenly relieved from the effort of the work he had been doing, he gave way to a pleasant lassitude and looked out the window at the other side of the street.
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Get Context   In Chapter Six K.'s uncle - Leni
14  Those gentlemen would only save some work for themselves, or at least some unpleasantness for me, which, however, I am glad to endure if I know that each piece of unpleasantness for me is a blow against them.
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15  In fact he had done more than that and brought three junior employees from the bank where I work into the lady's room; they had made themselves busy interfering with some photographs that belonged to the lady and causing a mess.
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16  It was somewhat disturbing that just then the door at the end of the hall opened, the young washerwoman, who seemed to have finished her work, came in and, despite all her caution, attracted the attention of some of the people there.
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17  We, that's to say all of us who work in the offices here, we decided that the information-giver would have to be elegantly dressed as he continually has to deal with the litigants and he's the first one they meet, so he needs to give a dignified first impression.
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18  Each time he had any small break from the day's work he considered, without knowing exactly what he had in mind, that Mrs. Grubach's flat seemed to have been put into great disarray by the events of that morning, and that it was up to him to put it back into order.
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19  usually spent his evenings after work - he usually stayed in the office until nine o'clock - with a short walk, either by himself or in the company of some of the bank officials, and then he would go into a pub where he would sit at the regulars' table with mostly older men until eleven.
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20  You're right," said his uncle in a tone that seemed to indicate they were finally coming closer to each other, "I just made the suggestion because, as I saw it, if you stay in the city the case will be put in danger by your indifference to it, and I thought it was better if I did the work for you.
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Get Context   In Chapter Six K.'s uncle - Leni
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