vale of years
the vale of years
- the decreasing time of a individual's life.
- old age
- the last years of life
- I shall not leave my parents during their vale of years.
- One wants nothing but a peaceful life during their vale of years.
- The couple did not go abroad because they had an old age home to look after & didn't want many in the vale of years to be rendered homeless & unlooked.
- You shall plan from now because after you retire you'll have nothing much to do & will feel dissatisfied. So keep yourself consumed in something that is of value & shall keep you occupied during the vale of years.
- She had lost her passion of earning more than needed as she found her purpose during the vale of years.
- Mother Teresa became so because she didn't allow her vale of years to be a hindrance in her path rather committed to the service of mankind.
- What a person receives during his vale of years is an outcome of all the deeds he has done throughout his life.
- My grandfather is highly enthusiastic about his business, therefore, he visits the office every other day in his vale of years.
This expression comes from Shakespeare's Othello: 'For I am declined into the vale of years'.
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