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Iowa State University Veterinarian

Article Title

Retrospection

Collection

Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

Call Number

SF601 V65

Document Type

Article

Abstract

The dictionary definition of retrospection is "looking backward on things past." Since young men look forward only, it becomes the prerogative of old men to engage in retrospection. To them it is usually calling past events to remembrance. These events generally are of no interest to youth, yet we of ancient vintage persist in our assumed privilege of thinking of the past and forcing youth to listen to the story.

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