Alike ignorant of the aftergrowth
of health, strength, and beauty which time and circumstances had developed in the Mary of my youthful days, we had alike completely and unconsciously misled one another.
Growing up herb is called aftermath, and property of plant to form aftermath is called aftermathability or aftergrowth
appears in "Aftergrowth
" symbolically, as a simile for the
Wymer, the final speech of the dying Meleager reveals an altogether different dynamic at the conclusion of Swinburne's poem: Pray thou thy days be long before thy death And full of ease and kingdom; seeing in death There is no comfort and none aftergrowth
, Nor shall one thence look up and see day's dawn Nor light upon the land whither I go.
It is no longer a reconstitution serving various agendas and predicated on images and representation but the experience of the nexus between the subject and temporality, hence the definition of the medieval renaissance as anticipating its fifteenth-century aftergrowth
. The renaissance is not only a return to the past but also an anticipation (42) of what is to come; it is the empty locus where the dimensions of time deploy themselves, the articulation between temporal dimensions.