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Did the success of their preaching mean progress or retrogression from the standard of the ancient Roman faith? - "The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism", Franz Cumont.

Poetry had by degrees come to be something which was the very opposite of what-, ever is useful; all evolution seemed to these poets to be, from the point of view of culture, retrogression. - "Émile Verhaeren", Stefan Zweig.

I for my part believe that of the two extremes, a Quaker's meeting is nearer the ideal of Christian worship than High Mass, and so far as my feeble voice can reach, I would urge, as eminently a lesson for the day, Paul's great principle here, that a Christianity making much of forms and ceremonies is a distinct retrogression and descent. - "The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon", Alexander Maclaren.

Similar words:

retrogressive, Retrocession, retroversion, retrogressed, retrogress, retroflection, Retrogradation, retroflexion, retrospective.

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