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Coleman meticulously demonstrates how Invisible Man laid the groundwork, thematically and theoretically, for a cadre of writers who in turn embraced Ellison as their literary forebear.
The new incarnation isn't going to have the thrifty appeal of its forebear either, with models starting at around pounds 10,000.
WITH longevity in the family there is no reason to believe that the Queen will not survive for another two years and emulate her forebear who was the reason for the construction of the existing tower on Castle Hill.
TGX is currently in default under its secured credit agreement with Bank of Montreal ("BMO") which has notified TGX that it is willing to forebear from accelerating TGX's obligation if TGX submits a detailed, definitive and acceptable recapitalization plan to BMO on or before July 22.
The elder Acree's years of genealogical work led him to believe that there was a forebear before "Cashie" John who was the "gateway ancestor" from whom most of America's Acrees were descended.
Neil has always been interested in his forebear and determines to go west to discover how he made his money.
The grandchildren who revamp Old MacDonald's Farm years from now may end up harvesting a product their forebear ignored.
Canadian Branch, that the lender will continue to forebear from taking any immediate action against the Company under the rights and remedies afforded to it in the credit agreement and related documents, on a day-to-day basis while the Company evaluates and determines what action to take with respect to bids received for the Company and certain of its assets.
As previously announced, subject to certain conditions which the Company has or currently believes it will satisfy, the senior lender has agreed to forebear from taking any immediate action under the rights and remedies afforded to it in the credit agreement and related documents until February 20, 2004.
Take the gentle gentleman on the overleaf (The Ancestor, 2001): Does his painted forebear loom heavy at his shoulder?
This delay represents for Falco a genealogical "back formation": Spenser had to wait several years after Sidney's death to create him as his own forebear - one whom he both praised in "Astrophel" (1595) and criticized for wasting his talents (and life) in military action.
Canadian Branch, that the lender will forebear from taking any immediate action against the Company, under the rights and remedies afforded to it in the credit agreement and related documents, until February 20, 2004, subject to certain conditions which the Company currently believes it will satisfy.