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In the dado of the apse, as Harding posits, where the same artist painted allegories of the Seven Planets and Seven Ages of Man, we ate invited to read--with both eye and mind--an ingenious diagram adumbrating a hermeneutic that was quintessentially Augustinian, in two senses.
Adumbrating an anachronistic idea of church-state separation, Coornhert describes an efficient and well-functioning government as one that protects its good citizens, while refraining from corporal interference against those who have strayed from religious truth.
Their editors usually try to recuperate them for feminism by adumbrating a 'political unconscious' to such novels as Charlotte Lennox's The Female Quixote, Frances Sheridan's Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, and even Eliza Haywood's The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, subverting the submission to social control that is the ostensible significance of the events narrated.