The first of these counter-moves involves the unusual prevalence of quasi-Wordsworthian discourse hi the novel.(18) At several points the protagonist evidences psychic states that appear to owe much to the Intimations Ode,(19) and these, I would suggest, are designed to account hedgingly
for Oliver's virtues in ways that distract attention from his implicit genetic inheritance.
The remaining prints are deemed the work of someone hedgingly
designated the "Premier Engraver," the second-stage executor of Andrea's designs.