As to the sentiments of Solomon and Jonah, they were held in utter suspense: it seemed to them that the old will would have a certain validity, and that there might be such an interlacement
of poor Peter's former and latter intentions as to create endless "lawing" before anybody came by their own--an inconvenience which would have at least the advantage of going all round.
The hydraulic of cup tranquilizers is based on imposition of cup launch to water flow and formation of two rollers during which, the disturbance and friction caused by interlacement
of streams dissipate power.
The inextricable interlacement
of the Italian and the American worlds that characterizes this journey is clearly underlined by Martin Scorsese, who briefly introduces the feature presentation on the DVD version.
We may explain this as authorial foreshadowing, or interlacement
, as Shippey calls it, which is certainly accurate, but Tolkien consistently makes the telling choice of placing his foreshadowings in the mouths of his characters (Road 167).