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  • moving toward a position ahead; "forward motion"; "the onward course of events"
  • in a forward direction; "go ahead"; "the train moved ahead slowly"; "the boat lurched ahead"; "moved onward into the forest"; "they went slowly forward in the mud"
  • forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"

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  • Onward: Onward or onwards may refer to: Onward, Indiana, a town in the United States USS Onward (1852), clipper ship, served as US Navy ship in the Civil War
  • Onward State: Onward State is a student-run blog geared towards members of the Penn State community in Pennsylvania. The blog provides news, features, and event-listings
  • Onward, Indiana: Onward is a town in Tipton Township, Cass County, Indiana, United States. The population was 100 at the 2010 census. Onward was laid out in 1869. Onward
  • Onward, Mississippi: Onward is an unincorporated community located in Sharkey County, Mississippi, at the junction of Mississippi Highway 1 and U.S. Route 61. Onward is approximately
  • Onward, Christian Soldiers: "Onward, Christian Soldiers" is a 19th-century English hymn. The words were written by Sabine Baring-Gould in 1865, and the music was composed by Arthur
  • Onward (album): Onward is the twenty-fifth studio album (twenty-seventh overall) and a double-album by British space rock band Hawkwind. It was released in April 2012
  • Onward (sternwheeler 1858): Onward was an early steamboat on the Willamette River built at Canemah, Oregon in 1858. This vessel should not be confused other steamboats named Onward
  • USS Onward II (SP-728): For other ships of the same name, see USS Onward. USS Onward II (SP-728), later USS SP-728, was an armed motorboat that served in the United States Navy
  • USS Onward (1852): ships of the same name, see USS Onward and USS Onward II. The first USS Onward was a clipper in the Union Navy. Onward was launched 3 July 1852 by James
  • Onward to Golgotha: Onward to Golgotha is the debut studio album by the American death metal band Incantation. The album was released in 1992 on Relapse Records. It was re-released

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* What then is capital punishment but the most premeditated of murders, to which no criminal's deed, however calculated it may be, can be compared For there to be an equivalence, the death penalty would have to punish a criminal, who had warned his victim of the date at which he would inflict a horrible death on him, and who from that moment onward had confined him at his mercy for months. Such a monster is not encountered in private life. - Albert Camus

* Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize. - Elizabeth Harrison

* The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits. - Nathaniel Hawthorne


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