What is change by reversal?

  • (verb): Change to the contrary.
    Synonyms: turn, reverse

Famous quotes containing the words change by, reversal and/or change:

    Believe me, if all those endearing young charms,
    Which I gaze on so fondly today,
    Were to change by tomorrow, and fleet in my arms,
    Like fairy-gifts fading away.
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    Perversity depends on reversal and substitution.
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    For as change is horror,
    Virtue is really stubbornness
    And only in the light of lost words
    Can we imagine our rewards.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)