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oration
used in The Magic Mountain

3 uses
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Definition
giving a speech to an audience
  • But then what he said about human dignity, afterward, sounded so spiffing, like formal oratory.
    3.4 - Satana (**% in)
  • All the same, Joachim discovered him one evening at the usual social gathering in the company of Hermine Kleefeld, her tablemates Ganser and Rasmussen, and, as a fifth, the lad with the monocle and saltcellar fingernail; with his eyes glittering undeniably brighter than usual and with emotion in his voice, Hans Castorp had delivered an extemporaneous oration on Frau Chauchat's peculiar and exotic facial features, while his audience exchanged glances, nudged one another, and tittered.
    5.5 - Encyclopedia (16% in)
  • So ended Naphta's caustic oration.
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (67% in)

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