[Ads-l] "Time is on my side."

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Dec 28 14:07:10 EST 2019


And popularized in the blues version 45 years ago, appropriately enough (for ADS/LSA members) by Irma Thomas, “the Soul Queen of New Orleans” as well as by the Rolling Stones.   

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_Is_on_My_Side

LH


> On Dec 28, 2019, at 12:22 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> The Irish nationalist Charles Parnell is the speaker:
> 
> 1890 _New Haven Evening Register_  (Dec. 26) 3 : As to my position, time is
> on my side.
> 
> Also,
> 
> 1901 _New York  Times Magazine_ (June 9) 17 : I don't care, though, for
> time is on my side.
> 
> 1943 _Dallas Morning News_ (Jan. 30) 2: Gearhart did not oppose the
> postponement, expressing the view that "time is on my side."
> 
> JL
> -- 
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
> 
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