Joseph K

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Joseph K

accused of a mysterious crime, fails in his attempts to seek exoneration, and is executed. [Ger. Lit.: Kafka The Trial]
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From the trial of James Stewart my husband gleaned much valuable material for his novel, the most important being the character of Alan Breck.
What is the trial for, when he is not here and will never return?
The trial came on at once, and, when he was put to the bar, he was seated in a chair.
But, probably from the mental fatigue he was beginning to feel, he made a blunder in speaking of the trial, and this blunder he recalled several times with vexation.
He had no knowledge of what was likely to be said by the witnesses on the trial, for he had shrunk from all the particulars connected with Hetty's arrest and accusation.
At the very beginning of the trial Raskolnikov's mother fell ill.
Rogojin was very quiet during the progress of the trial.
Look to him close, men-at-arms,'' said Prince John, ``his heart is sinking; I am jealous lest he attempt to escape the trial.
The Trial of all Crimes, except in Cases of Impeachment, shall be by Jury; and such Trial shall be held in the State where the said Crimes shall have been committed; but when not committed within any State, the Trial shall be at such Place or Places as the Congress may by Law have directed.
Batterbury, who had desperately come to see the trial, and know the worst, sobbed with such prominent vehemence, that I believe him, to this day, to have greatly influenced the verdict.
It is just possible that there might have been some reference made to the Trial in my father's letters from England.
We passed a few sad hours until eleven o'clock, when the trial was to commence.