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During this period the idea that El Greco represents the beginning of the Spanish School was formulated for the first time in an allusive manner.

It also marks a shift in literary style, with a preference for encyclopedic works in a dense and allusive style, consisting of summaries of earlier works
Biblical word as proof, but as a mere suggestion of the halakha, or as an allusion to it.

This allusion is also evidenced by the fire-like appearance of Seraph when Neo sees him in his coded form.

The allusion is to the hourglass."

The latter is an allusion to the x-like markings of the color pattern.

Despite the allusion to polar bears in its name, they are rare sights in Nanortalik, but occasionally come drifting in on sea ice from East Greenland in the months of January to June.

However, this is believed to be some sort of allusion to his death at the hands of his nobles.

Like the original version, red balls (now called "Stoppers" by Woolery; presumably an allusion to a similar gameplay device used in his old show SCRABBLE ) cause the team to immediately stop drawing and lose control.

This allusion to Arthur Conan Doyle's The Sign of Four helps cement the idea into the reader that Findlay Onyx is indeed a detective, as only a detective would decorate his apartment in a similar style that Conan Doyle depicted in his literature.

However, the fox appeared later in the story and was less than fond of Tamamo, thus leaving the name to be most likely an allusion, perhaps out of respect.

The overman lies close to my heart, he is my paramount and sole concern - and not man: not the nearest, not the poorest, not the most suffering, not the best' (Z Iv 'Of the Higher Man', 3, p297) - the allusion to Stirner is obvious).

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