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David Copperfield
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David Copperfield
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  • CHAPTER 18 A RETROSPECT My school-days!
  • Of all the times of mine that Time has in his grip, there is none that in one retrospect I can smile at half so much, and think of half so tenderly.
  • Whether his spirits were elevated by the communication I had made to him, or by his having indulged in this retrospect, I don’t know; but they were raised by some influence.
  • CHAPTER 43 ANOTHER RETROSPECT Once again, let me pause upon a memorable period of my life.
  • CHAPTER 53 ANOTHER RETROSPECT I must pause yet once again.
  • CHAPTER 64 A LAST RETROSPECT And now my written story ends.

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  • In retrospect, I wish we had done things differently.
  • In retrospect, I probably could not have picked a worse time.
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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