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Poem by Jonathan Swift


On Time


Ever eating, never cloying,
All-devouring, all-destroying,
Never finding full repast,
Till I eat the world at last. 



Jonathan Swift


Jonathan Swift's other poems:
  1. Sid HametТs Rod
  2. On the Vowels
  3. Stella's Birthday March 13, 1727
  4. On Stella's Birth-day 1719
  5. Elegy on Partridge


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • John Milton On Time ("Fly, envious Time, till thou run out thy race")
  • Francis Quarles On Time ("Time's an hand's-breadth; 'tis a tale")
  • Joanna Baillie On Time ("TIME sooth, since Time has been, has still sustain'd")
  • John Skelton On Time ("YE may hear now, in this rime")

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