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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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The less successful moments from this work, to my eyes, are the readings of texts that nostalgically long for white nationalism or clunky socialist Utopias, or novels that simply despair at the juggernaut of American nationalism.
SEX drugs and rock n roll The devil was waiting to take your soul Beehive hair the mini skirt Super powers on red alert Bridget Bardot''s famous pout Mods and rockers thrashed it out Sexual freedom set free Tripping out on LSD Wind of change was everywhere Revolution in the air Youth rebelled enjoyed the thrills Of marijuana and popping pills Hippies things all psychedelic Peace and love a holy relic Sex rock icons Glastonbury Beatles, Stones and Mungo Jerry Nostalgically turn back-the page Sixties was an icon age When The Who''s song caused a big sensation Talking about my generation M WARREN, Monkseaton
Rather than nostalgically recapping Lincoln's entire life, the film succeeds by focusing only on Lincoln's last four months in office, specifically on his drive to pass the 13th Amendment to abolish slavery.
I was on a bus with a load of lefties from many countries, nostalgically singing Spanish Civil War songs and lumbering off the bus to look at some fishing cooperative or to be herded into our hotel for the night, courtesy of the government.
The aims and achievements of Richard Anthony Baker's companion piece to his 2005 British Music Hall: An Illustrated History, and the only attempt since Wilmut's to recount the history of British variety, or Old Time Variety as it is nostalgically termed here, are rather more modest.
DAY This does at least indicate a recognition on his part that in a globalised world, nation states need to be members of larger groupings in order to hold their own economically, and that retreating nostalgically into separate national bunkers is not an option.
Where are all the figures of authority in crumpled, unwashed suits, with dandruff on their shoulders and a comb-over that I remember from my childhood?" - Impressionist Alistair McGowan nostalgically recalls his youth "The choice for the UK is simple: wake up, or end up playing catch-up.
Arranged in small chapters that read like well-organized journal entries, the book is without attempts to dazzle the reader with unbelievable hunting victories or tall tales nostalgically recounted, although there is plenty of entertainment.
It's often nostalgically said these days that the racing world, in general, doesn't produce anything like the same number of unforgettable 'characters' as it did in the past.
While Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero is pursuing a "flexible" policy vis-Ea-vis Morocco, the PP's leader Mariano Rajoy is being alarmingly mistaken concerning the Kingdom, along with Javier Bardem and those who look back nostalgically to communism, he added.
The news has received heavy coverage, and prompted residents to talk nostalgically about the old Hard Rock, which in the National's words "was [originally] the largest building in sight.
Alajdin Demiri notes that when the political parties are faced with extinction, they nostalgically recall their earlier ideas or they ask to be pardoned for their mistakes.