Instead of which, appalling alike to us who look back
and to those that lived at the time, capitalism, rotten-ripe, sent forth that monstrous offshoot, the Oligarchy.
I think, now, when I look back
upon it, that Nelson was curious.
When I could trust myself to look back
at him he was out of his bed, standing erect at the side of it.
I must own that we found it far prettier than anything we had known in Southern Ohio, which we were so fond of and so loath to leave, and as I look back
it still seems to me one of the prettiest little places I have ever known, with its white wooden houses, glimmering in the dark of its elms and maples, and their silent gardens beside each, and the silent, grass- bordered, sandy streets between them.
Time has laid his healing hand upon the wound when we can look back
upon the pain we once fainted under and no bitterness or despair rises in our hearts.
at the description: 'Hair cut rather short, clean shaven, with the exception of narrow half-whiskers.' The wretch was safe from pursuit; he had ample time at his disposal--don't you see how he could completely alter the appearance of his head and face?
When we look back to our first impressions of each other, we look back to you.
Look back at my son's career, and you will see that what followed was all of a piece with what went before.
And the best time to do this, is to look back
upon anger, when the fit is thoroughly over.
But the woman had observed, from the young wanderer's gait, that one of her little feet was blistered and sore, and being a woman and a mother too, she would not suffer her to go until she had washed the place and applied some simple remedy, which she did so carefully and with such a gentle hand--rough-grained and hard though it was, with work--that the child's heart was too full to admit of her saying more than a fervent 'God bless you!' nor could she look back
nor trust herself to speak, until they had left the cottage some distance behind.
FROM cricket to buses, schools, majorettes, beavers and youth groups, there's plenty to look back
on from Outlane over the years.
"Never Look Back
" by Alison Gaylin; William Morrow; 368 pages