But how about the foresight and the moral retrogression?
He had foresight, but has less now than formerly, pointing to a moral retrogression, which, when taken with the decline of his fortunes, seems to indicate some evil influence, probably drink, at work upon him.
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In light of the riots, martial law is a necessary and hopefully temporary retrogression in the reform of a once intolerant government.