Don't cut out that stanza, even if "clime" doesn't seem57 to me to have anything to do with duration.
The call was addressed to "friends of the slave of every nation and of every clime."
There is something in the air of this clime which fosters life kindly.
My sixth a cycle of revolving time,Which visits every nation, age, and clime.
Such a use of this accomplishment might serve to fit a family for the company of angels and the clime of praise.
We know of no other clime where the Negro, if transplanted, could better his condition.
Granting, for instance, that women in every clime and country formed one species, it was soon asked what constituted a species?
It represented every nation and every clime on the face of the earth.
There was not a clime he had not basked in; not an engagement he had not witnessed.
And here also are to be found representative men of every clime.
1540s, shortening of climate (or a nativization of Latin clima). It might usefully take up the old, abandoned "horizontal region of the earth" sense of climate, but it is used chiefly by the poets and with no evident agreement on just what they mean by it.