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to return to old ways (a Confucian aspiration) / to turn back the clock / neoclassical school during Tang and Song associated with classical writing 古文 / retro (fashion style based on nostalgia, esp. for 1960s)
  *古* | 古* | *古
surname Gu
  *古* | 古* | *古
ancient / old / paleo-
to learn from the ancients / to study the classic texts
(since) ancient times / (from) time immemorial
pseudo-classical / modeled on antique / in the old style
the distant past / ancient times / antiquity / early historical times
antiquity / ancient times
for all eternity / throughout all ages / eternity (used in an elegiac couplet, wreath etc dedicated to the dead)
throughout time / from ancient times (up to the present)
Bo Gu (1907-1946), Soviet-trained Chinese Communist, journalist and propagandist, 1930s Left adventurist, subsequently rehabilitated, killed in air crash
since the dawn of time / from the year dot
to recall the past / to cherish the memory of past events / to reminisce / nostalgic
Honggu District of Lanzhou City 蘭州市|兰州市, Gansu
the men of today are sadly degenerated (idiom)
near ancient history (often taken to mean Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing times)
to die / to pass away
to search for ancient relics
Pangu (creator of the universe in Chinese mythology)
to emulate a classic / to work in the style of a classic (author)
Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso
to shine through the ages (idiom)
following the ways of old / in imitation of ancient style
to visit historic sites
in former times / in olden days
Sino-Cuban / China-Cuba
medieval / Middle Ages / Chinese middle antiquity, 3rd to 9th centuries, including Sui and Tang Dynasties / Middle (of a language, e.g. Middle English) / used / second-hand
stick-in-the-mud / to stick to old ways / stubbornly conservative
Outer Mongolia
Inner Mongolia (abbr. for 內蒙古自治區|内蒙古自治区)
to observe the present to study the past
Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877-1959), British economist
to revisit the past / to commemorate
Syracuse, Sicily / also written 錫拉庫薩|锡拉库萨
Pleiku, Vietnam
a good reputation to last down the generations
ancient times
(archaic) Mongol
remote antiquity

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