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Gadarene

swine Jesus sends demons from man to pigs. [N.T.: Matthew 8:28–32; Mark 5:1–13; Luke 8:26–33]
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On Walpurgis-night Hans borrows a pencil from his beloved Clavdia Chauchat in order to draw a pig; the Gadarene imagery continues in Adrian's childhood home in Buchel, where he has a Bible bound in pigskin and reads verses by von Schweinitz.
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This decision contradicts that adopted by Dostoevskii in Demans, where he strongly prefers to see every member of the Verkhovenskii crew plunge to their destruction--like the Gadarene swine in the preface to the book.
"What we are seeing between the Tory Party and the Labour Party is this Gadarene rush to adopt the same policy positions and to shadow each other," he said.
Dowell's wry comment that "[i]t must have needed a whole herd of the Gadarene swine to make up his outfit" (25) insinuates something of an imbalance between having and being.
The gloomy fate Kawite foresees for his people, and his subsequent Gadarene rush to destruction, only serve to emphasise by contrast the bright future awaiting the purposeful settlers.
Supposing the Gospels of the Infancy to be consigned to the realm of tradition, and the Gadarene devils with their swine to that of legend, how much was left?
The image of the Gadarene demoniac after his encounter with Christ, found by witnesses to be "sitting there, clothed and in his right mind" (Mark 5:15), is one that may be invoked here to explain what the coming of the kingdom upon people is like.
"Stop, you fools," I wanted to cry, "today is not the day, remember the Gadarene swine and the sticky end to which they came."
425-26);38 just as earlier he realizes that the miracle of the Gadarene swine has been an action as futile as attempting to cut the sea with a sword (p.
Stravinsky, by fleeing to the prehistoric past of jungle rhythm and sacrificial dance, or, later in his career, by leading the Gadarene regression to an ersatz classicism--"Back to Bach!"--was in Adorno's opinion evading existentialist man's duty to confront his own times in all their complexity and atrociousness.