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I had long come to look back upon my pilgrimage as a sort of Indian-summer youth, being, as the reader can reckon for himself, just on thirty-seven.
And the best time to do this, is to look back upon anger, when the fit is thoroughly over.
Not once did she look back upon the ruin that brooded like a huge monster--a black spot in the darkness that enveloped it.
But after all when I look back upon that winter in Paris, my pleasantest recollection is of Dirk Stroeve.
It looks as if they were victims of a conspiracy; for the books they read, ideal by the necessity of selection, and the conversation of their elders, who look back upon the past through a rosy haze of forgetfulness, prepare them for an unreal life.
And then with what shame and regret would he look back upon himself
He found that he could look back upon the brass and bombast of his earlier gospels and see them truly.
Time has laid his healing hand upon the wound when we can look back upon the pain we once fainted under and no bitterness or despair rises in our hearts.
I am very glad of that experience of Italian literature, which I look back upon as altogether wholesome and sanative, after my excesses of Heine.
But even so, I look back upon them as some of the happiest weeks in my life.
Look back upon a dreadful misspent life, and ask thyself what thou hast NOT done?
Imprisoned in the house of personal illusions, thirty centuries in mankind's history seem less to look back upon than thirty years of our own life.