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twilight
used in The Magic Mountain

14 uses
  • Growing Anxiety/Two Grandfathers and a Twilight Boat Ride.
    4.9 - Growing Anxiety / Two Grandfathers and a Twilight Boat Ride (0% in)
  • Behind her, where the door had opened, it was much darker than in the white hallway—the clinical brightness of these lower rooms apparently did not penetrate that far; Hans Castorp noted that murky twilight, deep dusk, reigned in Dr. Krokowski's analytical chamber.
    4.7 - Doubts and Considerations (99% in)
  • He remembered a lonely boat ride on a lake in Holstein several years before—in late summer, at twilight.
    4.9 - Growing Anxiety / Two Grandfathers and a Twilight Boat Ride (69% in)
  • As he had noticed previously when the Swede had gone in, Hans Castorp saw that semidarkness, a kind of artificial twilight, reigned in the X-ray room—just as it did in Dr. Krokowski's analytical chamber.
    5.2 - My God, I See It! (48% in)
  • But there in the twilight, he would turn rays on her that would expose the inside of her body.
    5.2 - My God, I See It! (63% in)
  • He saw nothing, or only general outlines, in the artificial twilight.
    5.2 - My God, I See It! (67% in)
  • And it was in this context that the scholar had come around to speak—in his drawling East European accent with its r produced by a single tap of the tongue—of botany, or better, of mushrooms: those rank, fantastic creatures from life's twilight world, fleshly by nature, so similar to animal life that products of animal metabolism, proteins and glycogen, an animal carbohydrate, were found in their chemical makeup.
    6.1 - Changes (86% in)
  • And then Joachim heard the word "Enter!" in the resounding baritone of the occupant, with that exotic, tapped r sound and a diphthongized distortion of the vowel—and saw his cousin vanish into the twilight of Dr. Krokowski's analytical pit.
    6.1 - Changes (**% in)
  • There was the added touch of her strand of pearls, which shimmered softly in the twilight.
    7.4 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Continued) (51% in)
  • The large room sank more and more into twilight.
    7.4 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Continued) (89% in)
  • Peeperkorn asked, turning his countenance to him now—it looked ashen in the twilight.
    7.4 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Continued) (92% in)
  • And since I enjoy the honor of your confidence and this has turned out to be such a thoroughly exceptional twilight hour, I would like at least to attempt to indicate what I mean.
    7.4 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Continued) (94% in)
  • And so with mixed and unsettled feelings and thoughts, and by the twilight of slowly approaching dawn, he sought out the very narrow path that started at the end of the bobsled run in Dorf; he climbed the slope, reached the woods drifted full with snow, crossed the wooden bridge beneath which the run passed, and set out between the tree trunks, trudging along a path fashioned more by footsteps than by a shovel.
    7.9 - The Great Petulance (89% in)
  • Here is a signpost—no point in asking, the twilight would cloak its message even if it had not been riddled and ripped to jagged shreds.
    7.10 - The Thunderbolt (70% in)

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