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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 (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 State: Onward State is a student-run news website geared toward members of the Penn State community in Pennsylvania. The website provides news, features, and
  • 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 (song): "Onward" is a song performed by the British band Yes. It is the seventh track on their ninth studio album, Tormato. The writing credit goes to bassist
  • 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, 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 Pilgrims: "Onward, Christian Pilgrims" is a 20th-century Christian hymn by David Wright. It was composed in 1982, is based on "Onward, Christian Soldiers", and was
  • 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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