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be my thesaurus
Posted by: Talia (---.dialsprint.net)
Date: June 25, 2004 04:27PM

Please help me find as many words/phrases for "time marches on"


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: Johnny SansCulo (---.nycmny83.covad.net)
Date: June 25, 2004 04:29PM

like "tempus fugit" time flies, or "time is the fire in which we all burn" ?


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: Johnny SansCulo (---.nycmny83.covad.net)
Date: June 25, 2004 04:34PM

Say, isn't that a song by the Ronettes?


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: Hugh Clary (---.denver-02rh15-16rt.co.dial-access.att.net)
Date: June 25, 2004 04:58PM

course of time: course of time, matter of time, progress of time, process of time, lapse of time, flow of time, flux of time, stream of time, tide of time, march of time, heavy tread of time, flight of time
progression: march of time, course of time
improvement: advance, onward march, march of time, progress, progression

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Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: Johnny SansCulo (---.nycmny83.covad.net)
Date: June 25, 2004 04:59PM

"time is on my side"
The Rolling Stounes


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: Talia (---.dialsprint.net)
Date: June 25, 2004 06:48PM

It's not that I don't have many thesaruses....I was just looking for some creative, poetic ways to phrase it...you know, the kind you can't find in a thesaurs.


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: Emer (---.as1.cld.dublin.eircom.net)
Date: June 25, 2004 07:00PM

The hours keep flowing like a river towards the sea.
Perhaps not what you had in mind, but this is what I think it could be!


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: Emer (---.as1.cld.dublin.eircom.net)
Date: June 25, 2004 07:13PM

1) Time continues. It has to. It cannot be stopped.
2) Time, our little footpad, follows and proceeds us.
3) Time drives on, neverending.
4) Time, like us, goes on. We cannot stop it.

That enough?
Regards


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: IanB (---.tnt11.mel1.da.uu.net)
Date: June 25, 2004 08:02PM

Talia, are you seeking examples from published poets, or some original efforts now?


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: glenda (---.client.comcast.net)
Date: June 25, 2004 08:46PM


Macbeth Act V, scene v

...Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day
To the last syllable of recorded time;
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle.'
Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player,
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage
And then is heard no more. It is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: rikki (---.carlnfd1.nsw.optusnet.com.au)
Date: June 25, 2004 09:19PM

How about song lyrics? One of my favourites -

Put a candle in the window and a kiss upon his lips
As the dish outside the window fills with rain,
Just like a stranger with weeds in your heart
Pay the fiddler off 'til I come back again;
Oh it's time time time, and it's time time time.

Tom Waits


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: glenda (---.client.comcast.net)
Date: June 26, 2004 12:23AM

OLD FRIENDS
Words & music by paul simon

Old friends,
Old friends
Sat on their park bench
Like bookends.
A newspaper blown though the grass
Falls on the round toes
Of the high shoes
Of the old friends.

Old friends,
Winter companions,
The old men
Lost in their overcoats,
Waiting for the sunset.
The sounds of the city,
Sifting through trees,
Settle like dust
On the shoulders
Of the old friends.

Can you imagine us
Years from today,
Sharing a park bench quietly?
How terribly strange
To be seventy.
Old friends,
Memory brushes the same years
Silently sharing the same fears


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: lg (---.trlck.ca.charter.com)
Date: June 26, 2004 12:45AM

Thanks for sharing that one Glenda, it's been a long time since I've heard those words. It once was a favorite album of mine.

This line by Emily Dickinson struck a cord:

"Presentiment is that long shadow on the lawn
Indicative that suns go down"

Les



Post Edited (06-25-04 23:49)


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: Johnny SansCulo (---.nycmny83.covad.net)
Date: June 28, 2004 01:51PM

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its
pupils.

-- Hector Berlioz


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: glenda (---.client.comcast.net)
Date: June 28, 2004 02:19PM



There is in life only one moment and in eternity only one. It is so brief that it is represented by the fleeting of a luminous mote through the thin ray of sunlight--and it is visible but a fraction of a second. The moments that preceded it have been lived, are forgotten and are without value; the moments that have not been lived have no existence and will have no value except in the moment that each shall be lived. While you are asleep you are dead; and whether you stay dead an hour or a billion years the time to you is the same.
Mark Twain- Notebook, 1896


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: Marian-NYC (---.nyc1.dsl.speakeasy.net)
Date: June 28, 2004 03:05PM

When I saw the subject line -- "Be My Thesaurus" -- it felt like a Valentine.

"Be my thesaurus, and I'll be your pronunciation guide."


Re: be my thesarus
Posted by: Talia (---.ply.kconline.com)
Date: June 29, 2004 12:52AM

Very cute. Thanks to all you geniuses! Always know where to turn for strange ideas and advice like when you need a better thesaurus. I so appreciate the published things. Sorry I have not posted on my own thread you know how life gets....it marches on.




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