Quotation by Thomas Mann

In effect it seemed to him that, though honor might possess certain advantages, yet shame had others, and not inferior: advantages, even, that were well-nigh boundless in their scope.
Thomas Mann (1875–1955), German author, critic. Originally published as Der Zauberberg, Fischer (1924). The Magic Mountain, ch. 3, p. 81, trans. by Helen T. Lowe-Porter, The Modern Library, McGraw-Hill (1955).

Hans Castorp's fascination with the advantages of shame.
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