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At the tale's opening the bride calls her mother "eagle-featured, indomitable," recalling that she "had outfaced a junkful of Chinese pirates, nursed a village through a visitation of the plague, shot a man-eating tiger with her own hand and all before she was as old as I" (7).
Brooks argues that had Jefferson somehow come to know that Bon was Sutpen's son, Sutpen--backed by property and the Coldfield link--could have outfaced the bigamy charge.
Since 1985, however, real growth in exports of other manufactured goods has outfaced automotive products.