3 Jul 2017

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Please, could you tell me what's the meaning of 'meanwhile' in the Beatles song Penny Lane? I know what 'meanwhile' means, but I wasn't able to understand it...its position in the phrase, perhaps, has confused me (is 'back' a verb or an adverb in this case?). It goes like this:

Penny Lane is in my ears and in my eyes
There beneath the blue suburban skies
I sit, and meanwhile back

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