[The Dial Of The Clock Wears Out Unevenly; Most Worn Is The Area Round Eight. As It Is Stared At With Abrasive Glancesunfailingly Twice A Day, It Is Weathered Away. On The Other Side The Area At Two Is Only Half As Worn, For Closed Eyes At NightPass Without Stopping. If There Is One Who Possesses A Flat Watch Evenly Worn, It Is He Who, Failing At The Start, Is Running One Lap Behind. Thus The World Is Always A Lap Fast--The World He Thinks He Sees Has Not Yet Begun. Illusory Time, When The Hands Stand Vertically On The Dial; Without The Bell Announcing The Raising Of The Curtain, The Play Has Come To An End.]

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