the march of time


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the march of time

The steady, unstoppable advancement of time. Some people despair at the march of time, as they see themselves aging in the mirror, but I relish growing older and seeing the world change.
See also: march, of, time
References in classic literature ?
Which things, aided by the march of time, had turned George's tastes towards the healthy, open-air girl, who did things instead of dropping them.
My biggest problem is the march of time, the fact I will end up going grey, be a little fat man and won't be able to wear trainers and look cool.
The March of Time fused "news, entertainment, and advertising," Schwartz writes, noting that it set "the stage for other programs, less interested in accuracy or fair play, that were to follow.
The Sun quoted him as saying: "I would love to do another one but they better get it done soon, what with the march of time and all that.
In 1951, Kubrick's friend Alex Singer persuaded him to start making short documentaries for the March of Time, a provider of newsreels to movie theatres.
Her girl-next-door beauty seems to be defying the march of time.
The author sees Luther as 'one of those rare individuals who single-handedly forced the march of time into a new direction'.
Some may hide it better than others, but an ever increasing number of celebrities are going under the knife in an attempt to hold back the march of time.
David Knopf, a Kansas City Star community columnist, bemoaning his losing battle against the march of time
Over the years the Worcestershire town's famous thoroughfare has succumbed to the march of time.
As we are now 60 years removed from the end of World War II, the march of time makes opportunities such as this tour even more precious.
Judith Isherwood should be congratulated for sanctioning the change of words from 'English' to 'country' lane, recognising the march of time since the song was written by Cardiff's Ivor Novello.
Almond's oversize, animated object is both an amusement, presenting the march of time as an entertaining theatrical performance, and an anachronism, a perfect example of a thing that's advanced and obs olete at once.
Veteran Iain Durrant was the most outstanding player for Kilmarnock - his composure and vision remain undiminished by the march of time.
It was rumoured that San Giovanni Rotondo (the town where Padre Pio spent most of his life) would become a ghost town after his death, that its pilgrims would vanish, that it would be all but forgotten with the march of time.