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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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Even a nostalgist might need a suspicious story to explain how things had gone wrong.
Much in this country needs changing and improving, but we should not become nostalgists promoting a better yesterday, The Telegraph quoted Green, as saying.
Pitting Saxons against Normans in a 100% accurately emulated encounter from the original Amiga version, this is a game for serious nostalgists only, as it suffers hugely from limited strategy elements, ropey graphics and audio.
Support, they said, came only from Nostalgists, Anglophiles and monarchists, Direct beneficiaries, Internationalists, and Relations builders.
"But, I worry, too, that some of these newcomers will also be nostalgists, anti-feminists and anti-gay bigots: The ordaining of an openly gay bishop in New Hampshire is not something I would have advised, but after all these centuries of schism, I am not sure why that should have been the straw that broke the camel's back."
This is a typical view in constitutional scholarship, which is a field of nostalgists, who hearken back to some lost age--the Marshall Court, the Warren Court, the Founding era--or some individual beau ideal judge and sigh, "There were giants in those days...." (74) But it is mistaken.
a serviceable madeleine for Bond nostalgists and a decent replica of past Bond escapades.
One area of annoyance where nostalgists have a valid point is with regard to Wembley Way, where the age-old tradition of urinating against the wall the moment you emerge from the tube station has sadly been stamped out by over-zealous policing.
THE ZOMBIEPHILES--that odd cohort of nerds, video game addicts, and mullet-headed grindhouse nostalgists who have made the flesh-eating zombie a central figure of modern culture--know all about chewed kidneys, shambling ghouls, moldering flesh, barricaded doors, deserted streets, and the all-important bullet to the brain.
Nostalgists should be happy with the musical reconstructions, led on Monday by Elliot Harper (right), who is sharing the role of Buddy with Edward Handoll on this tour.
Firstly, the argument that those resisting the demolitions are all middle-class do-gooders and nostalgists is an argument which we have heard before from supporters of the demolition programme across Merseyside.