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plumb line
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
a cord from which a metal weight is suspended to indicate a straight line downward (or to measure depth)
  • Taking as its plumb line the dignity and happiness of humankind, it will supply for each and every instance of suffering the means and measures that seem most appropriate tor eliminating its causes.
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