preceding instance

See: precedent
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The Union here was far more intimate, and its organization much wiser, than in the preceding instance.
If, Socrates, we are to be guided at all by the analogy of the preceding instances, then justice is the art which gives good to friends and evil to enemies.
The final example is Isa 28:2, which to a certain extent is like the preceding instance.
In the preceding instance, treaties like Environmental Statutes, or the Book of Lists for Regulated Hazardous Substances may assist the lawyer in his or her research.
These partition riots completed the convergence between elite and popular communalism and were significantly different from all preceding instances of Hindu-Muslim violence, being well-organized and overtly communal, religious, and political.