tempus edax rerum
[tem-poo s e-dahks rey-roo m; English tem-puh s ee-daks reer-uh m]
- time, devourer of all things.
[tem-poo s foo-git; English tem-puh s fyoo-jit]
- time flies.
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Examples from the Web for tempus
Tempus fugit is a Latin phrase frequently met with in English.Orthography
Elmer W. Cavins
And be quick about it, too, said another, for tempus is fast fugiting.Whispering Tongues
"Eh, but tempus do fugit, passon," Edward John broke in at this juncture.The Call of the Town
John Alexander Hammerton
The oldest of them consists of drawing a line through the tempus sign .
Now we know that the tempus perfectum was par excellence and time.
- time flies
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