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explicit
used in The Magic Mountain

10 uses
  • And it is the educator's task explicitly to foster the true—and by appropriate practical persuasion forever to eradicate the false when it tries to emerge.
    4.1 - A Necessary Purchase (84% in)
  • The explicit and well-intended purpose of all these arrangements was apparently to show that Grandfather had now passed on forever to his authentic and true form.
    2.1 - The Baptismal Bowl / Grandfather in His Two Forms (88% in)
  • "And what about Leopardi," Hans Castorp thought, "who explicitly despaired of science and progress?
    5.3 - Freedom (34% in)
  • This was the word he used, not explicitly, not by forming the syllables in his mind, but as something he felt in its most comprehensive sense, in the sense in which he had learned to understand it during his stay here—though that was a sense that had little to do with the meaning Settembrini attached to the word.
    5.3 - Freedom (91% in)
  • And perhaps even more explicitly than ignorant Frau Stohr, she represented the union of sickness and stupidity that Hans Castorp had declared intellectually offensive—for which Settembrini had rebuked him.
    6.5 - An Attack Repulsed (8% in)
  • "This is the typical mode of experience of someone lost in a mountain snowstorm, who never finds his way home," he thought as he struggled along, the phrases emerging in tattered, breathless fragments—discretion forbade his putting it more explicitly.
    6.7 - Snow (53% in)
  • At the time, many lodges went through a period of rectification and reform, in the spirit of the 'strict charges'—an explicitly irrational, mysterious, magical, alchemistic spirit, to which the higher degrees of the Scottish Rite owe their existence.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (27% in)
  • And so the director scoped, mirrored, and gazed deep and long down Joachim's throat; immediately afterward, the patient appeared on Hans Castorp's balcony, as explicitly requested, to give a report.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (70% in)
  • This is accomplished by diminishment—and we use this term to describe an illusory, or, to be quite explicit, diseased element, that is obviously pertinent here: diminishment occurs to some extent whenever a narrative makes use of hermetic magic and a temporal hyperperspective reminiscent of certain anomalous experiences of reality that imply that the senses have been transcended.
    7.1 - A Stroll by the Shore (14% in)
  • O sea—we sit here telling our story far from you, but our eyes and heart turn toward you now, and we explicitly invoke you, speak your name aloud, making you as present as you constantly have been, are, always will be, in our silent thoughts ... Blustering wasteland, spanned by pale, bright gray, drenched with a dry, salty tang that clings to our lips.
    7.1 - A Stroll by the Shore (81% in)

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