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retrospect -- as in: in retrospect, it is clear...
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The House of Mirth
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  • It would be pleasant to have that sensation again . no one else could give it to her in its fulness; and she could not bear to mar her mood of luxurious retrospection by an act of definite refusal.

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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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