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retrospect
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
to review with hindsight (with the understanding that comes after seeing how things turned out)
  • "Ay, ay, sir," said Mr. Deane, spreading himself in his chair a little, and entering with great readiness into a retrospect of his own career.
    3.5 — Book 3 Chapter 5 — Tom Applies His Knife to the Oyster (44% in)
  • In her deep humiliation under the retrospect of her own weakness,—in her anguish at the injury she had inflicted,—she almost desired to endure the severity of Tom's reproof, to submit in patient silence to that harsh, disapproving judgment against which she had so often rebelled; it seemed no more than just to her now,—who was weaker than she was?
    7.1 — Book 7 Chapter 1 — The Return to the Mill (13% in)

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