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condemn
used in The Magic Mountain

7 uses
  • And that is why my desires are condemned to disgrace, and my body can only writhe forever.
    7.5 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Conclusion) (33% in)
  • My great worry is that I have been condemned to waste my malice on such miserable objects.
    3.4 - Satana (61% in)
  • And I would be only too glad to know when you ever heard me condemn a war of national liberation.
    6.2 - Someone Else (72% in)
  • ...to them about his cousin's condition; he was rebuked by the Italian, however, for observing that there was an underlying error in the conventional notion that philosophical credulity and sanguine trust in the good are expressions of health, whereas pessimism and condemnation of the world are signs of illness; because otherwise the bleak final state could not bring forth an optimism, compared to whose awful rosiness the preceding gloom seemed a coarse, but healthy expression of life.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (89% in)
  • Condemned.
    7.3 - Vingt et un (48% in)
  • ...flames; the little pale eyes held wide—and in his eyes Hans Castorp saw something like a flicker of terror at that crime, that one great sin, that unpardonable transgression, to which he had alluded and which, in trying to fathom its horror, he had condemned to silence with all the spellbinding energy of a vague but commanding personality ... Objective, matter-of-fact terror, Hans Castorp thought, but personal terror, too, something to do with his own life, with the regal man himself.
    7.3 - Vingt et un (49% in)
  • And the condemned man quite rightly protested her sacrificing her own dear life; and yet in his gentle, desperate, "No, no! troppo sei bella," one could hear his true ecstasy in being united at last with the woman he had assumed he would never see again.
    7.7 - Fullness of Harmony (54% in)

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