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In comparison with the impoverished political entities of the French Republic, religion offers a political pattern that foreruns and surpasses the category of the nation.
Undeterred, Tharsalio rationalizes his rejection by blaming it upon what he describes as Eudora's own internal contradiction: "I see your blood runs, for the time, / High in that contradiction that foreruns / Truest agreements" (1.2.143-45).
However, the fact that he nevertheless disguises Dil for her protection points toward his knowledge of the IRA's potential for extremism, regardless of his accession to their coercion; Jude's quasi-religious steadfastness to "keep the faith" (241) foreruns the IRA's terrorism, which takes expression in ethno-national antagonism, as Jude affirms for Fergus that his "wee black chick" cannot be left "out of this" (240).
The notification signal foreruns the obstacle enough to give the cyclist the time to decide how to act to keep himself safe and the bicycle too.
Gould is the first in a line of a sensitive and feeling twentieth-century women who are the opposites of their husbands, she foreruns, for example, Mrs.
This chapter foreruns the more detailed novel-by-novel analysis of the book's second part, but is also useful in that it examines some of the minor works that are not novels--the 1987 Nicaraguan travelogue The Jaguar Smile, the 1994 story collection East, West (the book, though, contains no detailed consideration of the two essay collections of 1991 and 2002, respectively, Imaginary Homelands and Step Across This Line); it also includes the first tranche of a two-part discussion of The Satanic Verses and the surrounding 'affair'.