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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Favor to things ancient; the belief that ancient times were better than the present.

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  • A door lock's a frail mechanism

    And ours is an archaic system,

    But she sees great glory in

    Devices Victorian

    So safety defers to ancientism.

    October 5, 2017