I do not know what meaning classical studies could have for our time if they were not untimely that is to say, acting counter to our time and thereby acting on our time and, let us hope, for the benefit of a time to come.
But, oh! fell death's untimely frost,That nipt my flower sae early.Robert Burns
Many a bard's untimely deathLends unto his verses breath;Here's a song was never sung:Growing old is dying young.edna st. vincent millay
Death cannot come To him untimely who is fit to die; The less of this cold world, the more of heaven; The briefer life, the earlier immortality.henry hart milman
Music [is] a science peculiarly productive of a pleasure that no state of life, publick or private, secular or sacred; no difference of age or season; no temper of mind or condition of health exempt from present anguish; nor, lastly, distinction of quality, renders either improper, untimely, or unentertaining.Samuel Pepys
Such were the notes thy once lov'd poet sung,Till death untimely stopp'd his tuneful tongue.Alexander Pope
In the Atlantean period there were many energies being used and information and knowledge being used which were, for particular reasons of safety, withdrawn, shall we say, to prevent complete catastrophe, to prevent total destruction of your planet. One could say these were sort of emergency measures, if you like, to prevent the inhabitants of this planet from an untimely destruction.david icke
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) the President of the United States is authorized to present, on behalf of the Congress, a gold medal of appropriate design to the family of the late Honorable Leo J. Ryan in recognition of his distinguished service as a Member of Congress and the fact of his untimely death by assassination while performing his responsibilities as a Member of the United States House of Representatives.leo j. ryan
Death cannot come to him untimely who is fit to die. The less of this cold world, the more of heaven, the briefer life, the earlier immortality.
Death lies on her, like an untimely frost Upon the sweetest flower of all the field.
With spots quadrangular of diamond form, Ensanguined hearts, clubs typical of strife, And spades, the emblems of untimely graves.william cowper
I do not know what meaning classical studies could have for our time if they were not untimely that is to say, acting counter to our time and thereby acting on our time and, let us hope, for the benefit of a time to come.friedrich nietzsche
...the Islamic Revolution of Iran, was anything but a progressive movement. This was a conscious assault on the 2500 year old Persian Empire and the progressive Iranian people in the twentieth century. This untimely revolution outrageously installed the most oppressive theocratic Islamic system known to the history of mankind. With that, it renewed an era of Islamic terrorism and the revival of its never-ending passion for world domination.
Many a bard's untimely death Lends unto his verses breath; Here's a song was never sung: Growing old is dying young.edna st. vincent millay
But I account the use that a man should seek of the publishing of his own writings before his death, to be but an untimely anticipation of that which is proper to follow a man, and not to go along with him.Francis Bacon
Boundless intemperance In nature is a tyranny, it hath been Th' untimely emptying of the happy throne, And fall of many kings.william shakespeare
"How very untimely!"