I see Dickens as the forerunner to people like Chaplin and Woody Allen, really.
But it would be wrong to see Between the Assassinations as just a forerunner or prelude to The White Tiger, I think.
The organization started by Norquist is a forerunner to the Tea Party.
By contrast, Ashraf Ghani, the current forerunner in the partial second round results, got record support in Pashtun areas.
Melchior is the forerunner of the aunt who always gave me socks.
Then the second team was piloted to safety before the forerunner had resumed his position in front.
Like his forerunner he leapt on the back of the hindmost sheep.
This was the Bensington Driving Club, the forerunner of many aristocratic clubs for gentlemen interested in driving as a pastime.
The cuckoo, like the woodcock, is supposed to have its forerunner.
With the Renaissance in Italy came the forerunner of the modern entrance hall, with its accompanying stair.