march on


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v march on move forward, also in the metaphorical sense "Time marches on"
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  • Kahlil Gibran
    “March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.”
  • Joy Baluch
    Joy Baluch
    “Life marches by, I suggest you get on with it.”
  • Emile Zola
    Emile Zola
    “The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.”


In literature:

Through the disputed land the armed forces marched; on, on, into the undisputed territory of the Indians.
"Four American Indians" by Edson L. Whitney
In the early hours of the 21st, a report reached the commandant that a large body of Boers was marching on the town.
"The Second Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War" by Cecil Francis Romer and Arthur Edward Mainwaring
He and Cinna now joined forces and marched on Rome.
"Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Every house on the line of march displayed signs of mourning on both sides of the street.
"The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier" by Charles E. Flandrau
W Muzquiz, 1800 feet, on March 31, 1952, and Dickerman observed a flock at La Gacha (=Rancho La Coucha), 1600 feet, on December 2, 1953.
"Birds from Coahuila, Mexico" by Emil K. Urban
After passing the Kologa we marched on, absorbed in thought, when some of us, raising our eyes, uttered a cry of horror.
"The Two Great Retreats of History" by George Grote
It was on a par with a quite common punishment imposed on soldiers, "straggling" on a march.
"A History of Lumsden's Battery, C.S.A." by George Little
The transports thereupon landed, the men marched on shore, formed in line of battle, and advanced.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
MARCH=, on completion of the turn.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
The Spanish constitution was proclaimed at Alessandria on March 10, and at Turin on the 12th.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick

In poetry:

The flowers bloomed, then hid in gloom,
The bounty of the trees did cease;
Colossal men have come and gone,
But still my soul is marching on!
"My Soul Is Marching On!" by Paramahansa Yogananda
Tivydale may carpe off care,
Northombarlond may mayk grea mon,
For towe such captayns as slayne wear thear
On the March-parti shall never be non.
"Chevy-Chase" by Anonymous British
Thus marched they on with hearts all stout
In quest of night's dark rabble-rout,
Which shrank dismayed, and further fled
Before the echo of their tread.
"The Watch And Ward." by Samuel Bamford
Men may die, and molder in the dust--
Men may die, and arise again from dust,
Shoulder to shoulder, in the ranks of the Just,
When Heaven is marching on.
"Words For 'Hallelujah Chorus'" by Henry Howard Brownell
March on, dark sons of Afric's race,
Naught can be gained by standing still;
Retreat not, 'quit yourselves like men
And, like these heroes, climb the hill,
"A Hero Of San Juan [Hill]" by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks
Out under moon and stars
And shafts of the urgent sun
Whose face on prison-bars
And mountain-heads is one,
Our march is everlasting till time's march be done.
"A Marching Song" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

"It's got his son's name on the back," the second cop said as Burke marched on.
In Egypt, large crowds of opponents of President Mohamed Morsi marched on his palace to increase pressure after he rejected their demands.
Time marches on in the Congress.
America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit marches on.
Middletown marches on in title defense Knights duplicate rout of rival Lions Originally published November 17, 2012.
'An Army Marches on Its Stomach'.
CAIRO — Thousands of opposition protesters converged on Cairo's Tahrir Square and marched on the presidential palace Friday in defiance of President Mohamed Morsi's call for a national dialogue to bridge Egypt's expanding political divide.
Egypt's opposition defies call for dialogue, again marching on presidential palace.
See Barron Collier, Gulf Coast High bands marching on TV.
Ryan Abbott on tuba and Eric Powell on trombone perform at the Auburn Veterans' Day Parade and Marching Band Competition on Saturday, Nov 10.
Napoleon, Patrick Henry, O-G keep marching on.
A picture posted on Twitter's photo-sharing website TwitPic shows supporters of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi marching on Krimkhan Bridge during a rally in Tehran on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to have his first news conference since March on Wednesday.
Occupy Oakland protesters claim a vacant building during a march on Wednesday.
Occupy LA, Wall Street Protesters March on City Hall.

In science:

Anderson, Notes on dynamical zeta functions, U. of Minessota preprint, (March 1995). P.
Beyond the periodic orbit theory
The Hubble observations on March 26, 1997 (Sahu et al. 1997) showed that the visible GRB source has a point-like structure together with an extended one.
Gamma-ray bursts, BL Lacs, Supernovae, and Interacting Galaxies
The conference participants were treated to a special performance on the evening of Tuesday, March 16th.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
We have taken data implementing the experimental sequence described above over a period of 21 days starting on march 30, 2005.
Testing Lorentz Invariance using Zeeman Transitions in Atomic Fountains
The first experimental results on collective modes in the BEC-BCS crossover were reported by our team and the Duke group at the Workshop on Ultracold Fermi Gases in Levico (4-6 March 2004).
Ultracold Fermi gases in the BEC-BCS crossover: a review from the Innsbruck perspective