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In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued.
In the olden days, everybody sang. You were expected to sing as well as talk. It was a mark of the cultured man to sing.
I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom; I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients.
In the olden days, I believe Mozart also improvised on piano, but somehow in the last 200 years, the whole training of Western classical music - they don't read between the lines, they just read the lines.
In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked on as something shocking but now, God knows, anything goes.
In the olden days, the umpire didn't have to take any courses in mind reading. The pitcher told you he was going to throw at you.
In the olden days, a couple could be in every movie together, but it's just not like that anymore.
The people who are worried about privacy have a legitimate worry. But we live in a complex world where you're going to have to have a level of security greater than you did back in the olden days, if you will. And our laws and our interpretation of the Constitution, I think, have to change.
I've given up email. Well, almost. At the weekend I set up one of those auto-reply messages, informing my correspondents that I would no longer be checking my emails, and that instead they might like to call or write, as we used to in the olden days.
Slavery was regarded by Aristotle as an ordinance of nature, and so probably was it by the slaves themselves in olden time.
I wouldn't mind meeting some of the people I've attempted to portray from the olden, olden days. They probably would all have really terrible skin and horrible bad breath, and I'd have to give them an Altoid.
Back in the really olden days, dinner was seldom a ceremonial event for U.S. families. Only the very wealthy had a separate dining room. For most, meals were informal, a kind of rolling refueling; often only the men sat down.
I used to do a lot of casual photography - back in the olden times when one used film - but it had fallen by the wayside over the years.
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