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  1. Ali Hsn's Avatar
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    #1

    Speaking as then

    Dear teachers and readers,

    What is meant by "speaking as then" in the following verse of the poem please:

    I left home young. I return old;
    Speaking as then, but with hair grown thin;...

    Thanks in advance
    Ali

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    Re: Speaking as then

    ... speaking in the way that I did when I was young ...

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