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criteria
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
reference points against which things can be evaluated
  • In the modern confrontation with bourgeois-capitalist rot, the world's proletariat embodies the humanity and criteria of the City of God.
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (66% in)
  • On the contrary, it was better out there, incomparably more comfortable, by any criterion the most agreeable state of affairs that Hans Castorp could remember ever having tried out—a judgment from which he could not be dissuaded by some writer and Carbonaro who made malicious remarks with snide connotations about the "horizontal life."
    4.10 - The Thermometer (15% in)
  • He is the measure of all things and his salvation is the criterion of truth.
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (44% in)
  • Its salvation, its dignity, its power is the criterion of morality.
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (46% in)

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