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- And what is this fixation he has about work?4.1 - A Necessary Purchase (64% in)
- Would you allow me"—and here Herr Settembrini bent forward on his chair, and with a smile he placed both feet on the floor, tucked his folded hands between his knees, and thrust his head forward at a slight tilt—"would you allow me," he repeated with some emotion in his voice, "to lend you a helping hand in your exercises and experiments and to play a corrective role whenever I see danger looming in the form of some pernicious fixation?"5.1 - Eternal Soup and Sudden Clarity (88% in)
- The director occasionally lent Paravant a hand in his melancholy puttering, even encouraged him in the fixation.7.6 - The Great Stupor (53% in)
There are no more uses of "fixation" in The Magic Mountain.
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