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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At the end of each ten weeks with the extra capital thus accumulated, he purchased one gentleman's evening from the bargain counter of stingy old Father Time.
This remarkable urchin, in truth, was the very emblem of old Father Time, both in respect of his all-devouring appetite for men and things, and because he, as well as Time, after ingulfing thus much of creation, looked almost as youthful as if he had been just that moment made.
If we could only hold on for another hour, old Father Time would bring up their carriages, and relieve us of them altogether.
100 YEARS YOUNGER IN 21 DAYS Tuesday, ITV, 9pm EIGHT household names - June Brown, Claire King, Roy Walker, Sid Owen, Sherrie Hewson, Shaun Ryder, Sandra Martin and Russell Grant - aim to find out if it is possible to reverse the effects of Old Father Time.
June Brown, Claire King, Roy Walker, Sid Owen, Sherrie Hewson, Shaun Ryder, Sandra Martin and Russell Grant are aiming to find out if it really is possible to stop the ageing process and reverse the effects of Old Father Time.
There were also shifting time periods, with a possible dream sequence or future-set old father time beardy Rick, then a tearful Rick, while the stage is set for an incredible and lengthy conflict.
He has been a fantastic player, one of the greatest players in this country but old Father Time, and I have been there as a striker, comes where you lose a bit of sharpness and I think his time playing for England is over.
AGE Is old father time finally catching up with the evergreen Chelsea defender?
I fear injury and Old Father Time has robbed him of his industry and aggression, usually so key in these matches.
Now Old Father Time will decide which of the trend is repeated.
It looks as though Old Father Time is creeping up - yet you can never keep him down.
AFTER a thrilling World Cup, Old Father Time has finally caught up with many players, managers and pundits who will not be around for the next World Cup in Russia in 2018.