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fingerpost

(ˈfɪŋɡəˌpəst)
n
a signpost showing a pointing finger or hand
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Noun1.fingerpost - a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index fingerfingerpost - a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger
signpost, guidepost - a post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the way
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You saw that good fortune was turning my stupid head and hardening my silly heart--was making me grasping, calculating, insolent, insufferable--and you took the pains to be the dearest and kindest fingerpost that ever was set up anywhere, pointing out the road that I was taking and the end it led to.
reason: In the last decade or two, there's been a surge of fiction set in the 17th century: Tremain's Restoration, Pears' An Instance of the Fingerpost, Chevalier's Girl with a Pearl Earring.
As in the case of the fingerpost, objectivity and independence flow from individual commitment to a group of people with similar values and the desire to be held in esteem and accepted by them.
When you reach the access by the fingerpost, turn right and follow the path up the bank.
The Dream of Scipio is Iain Pears' second historical novel; his first was An Instance of the Fingerpost in 1998.
Fiona: An Instance Of The Fingerpost by Iain Pears, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells and Five Minutes Peace by Jill Murphy, which I used to love reading to my son.
FAVOURITE BOOK I've just finished reading a book called An Instance Of The Fingerpost, which is a murder story set in the 17th century.
The seventeenth century Oxford where crime writer lain Pears sets his substantial historical novel, At the Instance of the Fingerpost (1998), is in some ways very similar to Morson's city.
Michael Stocker holds that the "concrete" merits of an alternative can justify choosing it over others, whether or not the alternatives can be compared; one might be justified in choosing to read An Instance of the Fingerpost instead of Lord Jim for the particular historical erudition it displays and the particular, suspenseful pleasure it provides, even if the novels are incomparable.
CCI, he added, now offers a wire receiver and router from London-based FingerPost. (Unisys sells its own WireCenter module.)
The latest concerns newish fingerpost signs in the city centre including one which indicates the cathedral, racecourse and Eastgate Clock are in Tesco's car park.