Not long ago, a whole host of artists were plowing these fields—Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Johnny Winter.
Not so long ago, pinball machines were as much a fixture in French cafés as coffee and Calvados.
Not so long ago, gallery owners, collectors, and museum curators were the arbiters of greatness.
The world was long ago promised that Zimbabwean thug Robert Mugabe would be a great reformer.
It is not elections alone that make a free society -- and a free society is what Venezuela long ago ceased to be.
He had long ago found work for himself, and did not want any other.
It long ago learned that marriage is a travesty and our marriage a nightmare.
He had long ago ceased to look at her when they happened to pass on the street.
The children and the phonograph had long ago attended to that.
It really seems to him that this has been said long ago and in just this way.