1. cut a cross into the palm of his hand
注意：the palm of his hand与his palm有何区别？我这里特意用“手的掌面”而不是“手掌”。
2. after sentence has been pronounced
3. There was no single morality, but rather diverse systems of morals.
4. his apostasy into worldly pursuits
5. His reading in religion and philosophy was wide and eclectic.
Robertson, Ritchie. Kafka: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2004.