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Looking Backward

Julian West awakens more than a century later to enjoy a new life in the Boston of A.D. 2000. [Am. Lit.: Looking Backward in Magill I, 520]
References in classic literature ?
Even your head won't stay straight, and you never can tell whether you are looking backwards or forwards
Alleyne stood by the tiller, looking backwards, the fresh wind full in his teeth, the crisp winter air tingling on his face and blowing his yellow curls from under his bassinet.
Summary: Yes, when you're 57 and the clock is ticking down, there's no harm in looking backwards
I mean you always have to take your competitors seriously, but you don't win by looking backwards and looking around.
Aier asserted that Nagas today wanted to make a shift from therperpetual mindset of looking backwards.
Until recently, advocacy of either position has largely rested on looking backwards from the range of flora and fauna we now have, 'compiling lists' of adaptations that support one case or the other, and engaging in thought experiments.
EmiratesGBC Congress 2016's theme is 'UAE of the Future: Looking Backwards as a Way Forward'.
The crumbling roads, the disappearing NHS, appalling public transport, underfunded schools, an exploited workforce and a desperately divided country will never get better by looking backwards to a time when we had an empire.
We have always been fortunate to have funding from County Hall, but this is stopping shortly, so rather than looking backwards at what was, we are looking to the future, to what we can now do to ensure that the centre continues to thrive.
But here in the North East, we are governed by socialists still looking backwards to the good old days of King coal,in complete ignorance of the fact that the world has moved on.
It is still a little baffling that someone aged only 27, is so resigned to looking backwards at her youth.
Wood, who conducted a review of offshore oil and gas recovery for the UK Government, said Aberdeen must "stop looking backwards, look forwards, look at the challenges we have and how we are going to deal with them".