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Quotation by Shakespeare
Time is a very bankrupt and owes more than he's worth to
Nay, he's a thief too: have you not heard men say,
That Time comes stealing on by night and day?
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Dromio of Syracuse, in The Comedy of Errors, act 4, sc. 2, l. 58-60.
Time proverbially steals away; "season" means opportunity, with a quibble on "seizing," linking with "thief."
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