April 18th, 2020
"At last the steam thinned a little, and K. was able gradually to make things out. It seemed to be a general washday. Near the door clothes were being washed. But the steam was coming from another corner, where in a wooden tub larger than any K. had ever seen, as wide as two beds, two men were bathing in steaming water. But still more astonishing, though one could not say what was astonishing about it, was the scene in the right-hand corner. From a large opening, the only one in the back wall, a pale snowy light came in, apparently from the courtyard, and gave a gleam of silk to the dress of a woman who was almost reclining in a high armchair. She was sucking an infant at her breast."