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Nostalgia

Combray
village of narrator and family. [Fr. Lit.: Remembrance of Things Past]
Give My Regards to Broadway
singer sends well-wishes to home town. [Am. Pop. Music: Fordin, 531]
Happy Days
TV series viewed 1950s America through tinted lenses. [TV: Terrace, I, 337–338]
Krapp
passes the time by listening to tapes on which he had recorded his earlier experiences and reflections. [Br. Drama: Beckett Krapp’s Last Tape in Weiss, 244]
My Ántonia
book in which author recalls her precious child-hood years. [Am. Lit.: Magill I, 630–632]
ou sont les neiges d’antan
“Where are the snows of yesteryear?” [Fr. Lit.: Ballade des Dames du temps ladis, “Villon” in Benét, 1061]
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Beehive's'' technical team helpfully -- and perhaps nostalgically -- projects album covers, so we can remind ourselves who memorably sang these songs if not who wrote them.
HOWARD COSELL, the late, great sportscaster and self-professed know-it-all: "Let us reflect nostalgically on the past.
As probably one of the few survivors, if not the sole survivor, of the medical staff involved in the hospital experience of "Virginia"--or Mary Jane Ward (not her real name)--I was nostalgically moved by Dr.
Times were hard and although recalled nostalgically, people don't necessarily wish to return to those days.
One morning we were sitting on the couch reading the Sunday Times and she nostalgically asked, "Wouldn't it be great to have the social acceptance these people have?
Now, they say, it has lost touch with what many, perhaps nostalgically, remember as its more radical origins.
Under Saddam, we could do any kind of art, as long as it wasn't political; things were much better then," Septi, the owner, said nostalgically.
McAlindon does not see the Henry IV plays as intervening in conflicts and debates of present politics--as a new historicist might--but rather as looking back to a unified feudal past, nostalgically idealized as already lost with the decay of the chivalric ethic signaled by the Wars of the Roses--a relationship between present and past not unlike this book's own relationship to its critical tradition.
Although Behar says that he is fascinated by America, he nostalgically refers to the young fiance he left in Bulgaria, and adds that he craves European espresso and yogurt, things that he can not find in this country.
In Fractured Horizon she writes: 'The grown-ups would stand against the sea wall and gaze nostalgically at the sea.
But the curriculum consultants and coordinators who ran the parish meetings dealing with the Catechism were experts at putting down parents who raised possibly embarrassing questions: the parents, they said, had not kept up with educational theory, they did not understand doctrine, they were nostalgically attached to the past.
Even more nostalgically, Nasr twice tells us that nomadic peoples never turn into atheists and agnostics, the way corrupt city-dwellers do.