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retrospect
used in Persuasion

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to review with hindsight (with the understanding that comes after seeing how things turned out)
  • And there, as they slowly paced the gradual ascent, heedless of every group around them, seeing neither sauntering politicians, bustling housekeepers, flirting girls, nor nursery-maids and children, they could indulge in those retrospections and acknowledgements, and especially in those explanations of what had directly preceded the present moment, which were so poignant and so ceaseless in interest.
    Chapter 23 (64% in)

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