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retrospective
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Ulysses
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retrospective
Used in
Ulysses
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  • And the retrospective arrangement.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There, as in a retrospective arrangement, a mirror within a mirror (hey, presto!), he beholdeth himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When you look back on it all now in a kind of retrospective arrangement.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Looking back now in a retrospective kind of arrangement all seemed a kind of dream.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Do you remember, harking back in a retrospective arrangement, Old Christmas night, Georgina Simpson's housewarming while they were playing the Irving Bishop game, finding the pin blindfold and thoughtreading?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • While Goulding talked of Barraclough's voice production, while Tom Kernan, harking back in a retrospective sort of arrangement talked to listening Father Cowley, who played a voluntary, who nodded as he played.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Rudolph Bloom (deceased) narrated to his son Leopold Bloom (aged 6) a retrospective arrangement of migrations and settlements in and between Dublin, London, Florence, Milan, Vienna, Budapest, Szombathely with statements of satisfaction (his grandfather having seen Maria Theresia, empress of Austria, queen of Hungary), with commercial advice (having taken care of pence, the pounds having taken care of themselves).  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a retrospective study
as in: a photographic retrospective
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