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Franz Kafka

The Castle

    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    because of your ignorance of the circumstances you take them to be real.
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    Klamm intends to take a personal interest in you if you should ever be employed in the service of the Count.
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    although he’s not a speaker, he shouts a lot, and that’s enough for some people
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    I do not aspire to have great stacks of files devoted to my case being piled up and come crashing down
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    you always refer to my case as one of the most trivial, and yet it has kept so many officials busy;
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    the absurd confusion that can sometimes determine a person’s existence.’
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    borders of our small district are well marked, everything is properly recorded, property scarcely ever changes hands, and any minor disputes we settle for ourselves. Why should we need a surveyor?’
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    You have been appointed as surveyor, as you say; but unfortunately we do not need a surveyor
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    suffering from a severe attack of gout, and received K. from his bed.
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    within the village; in this way they pampered him and weakened him, removing any possibility of conflict and confining him to an unofficial, utterly diffuse, dismal, outlandish existence.
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    where you are protected by Frieda’s presence
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    you are the most ignorant person here, and be careful.
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    it makes my head spin when I listen to you expressing your opinions, and compare what you say with the actual situation. Your ignorance can’t be cured all at once, and perhaps it can’t be cured at all
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    who is one too many and gets in everyone’s way, who is forever causing trouble, who takes up the maids’ room, whose intentions are unknown.
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    foreign that it might suffocate him,
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    seemed to be a courteous man, his manners had no doubt been refined
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    driving them across the yard into the cowshed.
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    they are the most despicable and repulsive people I know
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    ‘I know all about you; you’re the surveyor.’
    Maureen -has quoted8 months ago
    not so much your past struggle, but rather the struggle still to come. But the world puts great obstacles in one’s way, the higher one aims the greater the obstacles
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