The decline of life, and the retrospections of old age, furnish unequivocal tests of worthiness and unworthiness.
But what came most vividly to George's mind, during these retrospections, was the despairing face of his Aunt Fanny.
Actualities, outlooks, retrospections—my view of them had been jarred and distorted by an unexpected, stunning blow.
She seemed a central force about which musings, retrospections and quandaries revolved.
It is an interesting fact that a century and more ago Americans were indulging in the same sort of retrospections.
Poor Lady Sarah would start up, with an impatient movement, and walk across the room to get away from Philippa's retrospections.
As Mrs. Malaprop says, however, "let us not have any retrospections as to the future" Viva, viva.
He was a family lawyer, doubtless, who lived in the past and hugged his retrospections.
The pathos and melancholy of the retrospections in which they were indulging became real.