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Offline t k

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behind affairs of later date
« on: September 05, 2013, 05:03:46 am »
Clothes were hung up in disorder on rough nails; among them she recognized a dressing-gown of Madame Foucault's, and, behind affairs of later date, the dazzling scarlet cloak in which she had first seen Madame Foucault, dilapidated now.  (A larger context is here. Use ctrl-f to locate the sentence.)

Please explain "behind affairs of later date".  Thanks.  --- tk

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Re: behind affairs of later date
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2013, 02:42:03 pm »
Clothes which had come on the scene more recently
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