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It is quite true what Philosophy says: that Life must be understood backwards. But that makes one forget the other saying: that it ...
To look backward for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render it the more fit for its prime function of looking ...
Looking backward at what has been lost, I feel sad, then indifferent, and at last relieved.
The Past is dead, and has no resurrection; but the Future is endowed with such a life, that it lives to us even in anticipation. T ...
The historian is a prophet looking backward.
An old man bending I come among new faces,
Years looking backward resuming in answer to children,
Come tell us old man,
A fine-looking mill, but no machinery inside.
The zoo cannot but disappoint. The public purpose of zoos is to offer visitors the opportunity of looking at animals. Yet nowhere ...
But with one step backward taken
I saved myself from going.
A world torn loose went by me.
I am just a little girl who's looking for a little boy who's looking for a girl to love.
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