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used in The Magic Mountain

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severe bleeding — typically inside the body


figurative use  to describe any rapid loss
  • The evening before last, the American woman had two first-class hemorrhages, and that was that.
    1.2 - Room 34 (46% in)
  • She had suffered four severe hemorrhages over the last ten days, and her parents had come here with the idea of taking her back home while she still lived; but that did not appear to be a feasible plan— the director said that poor Fraulein Gerngross ought not to be moved.
    5.8 - Danse Macabre (40% in)
  • The dancing would get much more lively as the evening progressed; countless patients from the various sanatoriums and patients living brazenly on their own at the Kurhaus or other hotels would join in later in much greater number than now, and many a serious case had danced his way to eternity here, first tossing back the beaker of life and then hemorrhaging one last time in dulci jubilo.
    5.8 - Danse Macabre (90% in)
  • Frau Hessenfeld tended to crying jags, Fraulein Levi took to her bed, and Frau Stohr, obstinately baring her rabbitlike teeth, announced almost hourly her superstitious fear of a sudden hemorrhage, for it was said foehn winds hastened and caused such things.
    6.1 - Changes (76% in)
  • A sudden hemorrhage alerted his superiors to the problem; after hovering for weeks between life and death and still in precarious health, he was sent back to where he started.
    6.6 - Operationes Spirituales (22% in)
  • But when both hemorrhages and fever persisted, he had come up here for a long-term cure, which was paid for by his order and was now into its sixth year—hardly a cure by now and more a kind of categorical form of life at rarefied heights, mitigated by his duties as a teacher of Latin at the local school for tubercular boys.
    6.6 - Operationes Spirituales (24% in)
  • She got into such a wrangle with the saleswoman that she arrived home in a state of wild agitation, suffered a hemorrhage, and was soon diagnosed as incurable.
    7.9 - The Great Petulance (4% in)
  • But they are still many now as they swarm out of it; an army of three thousand men can hemorrhage badly and still be a great teeming force.
    7.10 - The Thunderbolt (82% in)

There are no more uses of "hemorrhage" in The Magic Mountain.

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