Father Time


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Father Time

n
time personified as an old bearded man, usually carrying a scythe and an hourglass

Fa′ther Time′


n.
the personification of time as an old man, usu. having a white beard and carrying a scythe and an hourglass.
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Well, of course, you can't order eternity wrapped up and delivered at your residence for a price, but I've seen Father Time get pretty bad stone bruises on his heels when he walked through the gold diggings.
If we could only hold on for another hour, old Father Time would bring up their carriages, and relieve us of them altogether.
A little more, and again it roared across the river, a great rocket: spurning the watery turnings and doublings with ineffable contempt, and going straight to its end, as Father Time goes to his.
Oh, Father Time, lift with your kindly hands those bitter memories from off our overburdened hearts, for griefs are ever coming to us with the coming hours, and our little strength is only as the day.
They gazed at one another, and fancied that some magic power had really begun to smooth away the deep and sad inscriptions which Father Time had been so long engraving on their brows.
He sat in a high-backed, elaborately-carved, oaken arm-chair, with a gray dignity of aspect that might have well befitted that very Father Time, whose power had never been disputed, save by this fortunate company.
Speaking from the lower regions, the tongue of Father Time told the hour before midnight.
He stood ringside at the ``Thrilla in Manilla'' and when The Greatest, in defiance of Father Time, took back the title in '78 from an ornery kid named Leon Spinks.
Dor faced a severe punishment for the crime he committed, he will never age, he will not die, he will control time and he will have to listen to every plea for time that is ever uttered by a human, he becomes Father Time.
Which cricket ground has a landmark statue of Father Time in the form of a weather vane?
Father Time moves so fast It can't be slowed down, Just all enjoy the moment Keep laughing, don't frown.
So, he will probably be getting in a lot of father time and then playing golf when he can use the excuse he needs to get out of the house for some of his own time.