laudator temporis acti

Latin quotation from Horace
lau·da·tor tem·po·ris ac·ti | \lau̇-ˈdä-ˌtȯr-ˌtem-pȯ-ris-ˈäk-ˌtē \

Definition of laudator temporis acti 

: one who praises past times

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