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used in The Magic Mountain

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an incidental product made during the manufacture of something else


a secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence
  • Just wait, someday soon he'll identify that substance present throughout the body, and he'll manufacture those by-products himself, the ones with the intoxicating effect on the spinal cord.
    5.1 - Eternal Soup and Sudden Clarity (24% in)
  • Resembled" was not the right word—they were the same eyes; and the breadth of the upper half of the face, the flattened nose, everything, including the flush of the white skin, the healthy color of the cheeks—which in Frau Chauchat's case only feigned health and as with all the people up here was merely the superficial by-product of rest cures in the open air—it was all exactly like Pribislav, who had looked no different when they had passed one another in the schoolyard.
    4.9 - Growing Anxiety / Two Grandfathers and a Twilight Boat Ride (27% in)
  • It was all about a kind of poisoning, about the organism poisoning itself, which, Dr. Krokowski had said, was the result of the decomposition of a certain, still-unidentified substance present throughout the body; the by-products of that decomposition had an intoxicating effect on certain centers in the spinal cord, not all that different from what happens when other poisons, such as morphine or cocaine, are introduced into the body.
    5.1 - Eternal Soup and Sudden Clarity (23% in)

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