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predecessor
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
one who precedes another in time — such as the previous mayor relative to the current mayor
  • And I'll tell you another reason why criticism is meaningless: a great painter forces the world to see nature as he sees it; but in the next generation another painter sees the world in another way, and then the public judges him not by himself but by his predecessor.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (73% in)

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