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species
used in The Magic Mountain

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a group of animals or plants that are similar — typically identified as a group because they can procreate together (reproduce new members of the group)
  • It all had to do with the next generation, the propagation of the human species, yes indeed.
    4.6 - Analysis (81% in)
  • ...eradicate human suffering by combating it with practical social work; heedful, further, of the truth that this noble mission can be completed only wirh the help of social science, whose ultimate goal is the perfect state—the League for the Organization of Progress resolved in Barcelona to publish a multivolumed work, which is to bear the title The Sociology of Suffering and in which human sufferings of all classes and species will be treated in detailed, exhaustive, systematic fashion.
    5.5 - Encyclopedia (64% in)
  • You will object: What good are classes, species, and systems?
    5.5 - Encyclopedia (65% in)
  • In some animal species the male was a parasite in the intestine of the female.
    5.7 - Research (60% in)
  • No doubt just as the animal kingdom consisted of various species of animals, just as the organism of the human animal consisted of a whole animal kingdom of cell species, so, too, the cell consisted of a new and diverse animal kingdom of elemental, submicroscopic living entities that grew independently, multiplied independently according to the law that each can only produce its own kind, and cooperated by division of labor to serve the next higher level of life.
    5.7 - Research (79% in)
  • No doubt just as the animal kingdom consisted of various species of animals, just as the organism of the human animal consisted of a whole animal kingdom of cell species, so, too, the cell consisted of a new and diverse animal kingdom of elemental, submicroscopic living entities that grew independently, multiplied independently according to the law that each can only produce its own kind, and cooperated by division of labor to serve the next higher level of life.
    5.7 - Research (79% in)
  • Hans Castorp counted, probed, and compared; he investigated the structure and placement of sepals and petals, of male and female sex organs, compared them to diagrams and illustrations, determined to his satisfaction that the structures of plants he knew were scientifically correct, and then proceeded to those whose names he did not know, identifying them with his Linnaeus according to class, cohort, order, family, genus, and species.
    6.2 - Someone Else (7% in)
  • Wherever life was stupidly regarded as an end in itself, with no questions asked about a meaning or purpose beyond it, what one found were social ethics, species ethics, vertebrate ethics, but not individualism—that resided solely in the realm of the religious and mystical, in that so-called chaotic void.
    6.6 - Operationes Spirituales (83% in)
  • On some islands east of New Guinea young people prepared a love potion from the bark of a particular tree, presumably a poisonous species like the Antiaris toxicaria of Java, which like the manzanilla tree exhaled toxic vapors that could fatally stupefy man and beast.
    7.4 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Continued) (13% in)
  • That would be a degeneration of the species.
    7.4 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Continued) (53% in)

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