109. Course.

109. [Indefinite duration.] Course.NOUN. corridors of time, sweep of time, vesta of time, course of time, progress of time, process of time, succession of time, lapse of time, flow of time, flux of time, stream of time, tract of time, current of time, tide of time, march of time, step of time, flight of time; duration &c. 106.

[Indefinite time] aorist.

VERB. elapse, lapse, flow, run, proceed, advance, pass; roll on, wear on, press on; flit, fly, slip, slide, glide; run its course.

run out, expire; go by, pass by; be -past &c. 122.

ADJ. elapsing &c. v.; aoristic; progressive.

ADV. in due time, in due season; in in due course, in due process, in the fullness of time; in time.

PHR. Vivendi recte qui prorogat horam / Rusticus expectat dum defluat amnis; at ille / Labitur et labetur in omne volubilis ævum. [Lat.] {Horace—Epistolæ. Bk. I. ii. 41. “He who postpones the hour of living as he ought, is like the rustic who waits for the river to pass along (before he crosses); but it glides on and will glide on forever.” or “He who puts off the time for mending, stands / A clodpoll by the stream with folded hands / Waiting till all the water be gone past, / But it will run and run while time shall last.” (Conington). }.

Truditur dies die, / Novæque pergunt interire lunæ. [Lat.] {Horace—Carmina. Bk. II. 18. 15. “Day is pushed out by day, and each new moon hastens to its death.” }.

Eheu! fugaces labuntur anni! [Lat.] {“Alas! the fleeting years slip by!” (See quote from Horace below) }.

Eheu fugaces Postume, Postume, / Labuntur anni, nec pietas moram / Rugis et instanti senectæ / Afferet, indomitæ que morti. [Lat.] {Horace—Carmina. Bk. II. 14. 1. “Postumus, Postumus, the years glide by us: / Alas! no piety delays the wrinkles, / Nor the indomitable hand of Death.“ }.

“Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow / Creeps in this petty pace from day to day / To the last syllable of recorded time;” {Shakespeare—Macbeth. Act. V. Sc. V.}.


Roget’s Thesaurus 1911. Compiled, edited and supplemented by Nicholas Shea. Dev version 1.7.9b Compiled on: 19 January 2022 at 05:16:38
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