“I can buy a clock, sir!”
-Will Roper, obtuse as usual, to Sir Thomas More in A Man for All Seasons
Some vague authority for this and that
Advises us that now is the time for all
Good men to come to the aid of their clockery
And set each loyal clock an hour back
For after all, the old times were much better
When an American-made watch or clock
Required a good, strong man to wind it up –
None o’ yer godless Chinese ‘tronics, eh
And as the seasonal will must have it so
Upon our rounds to each house clock we go!
Your ‘umble scrivener’s site is:
It’s not at all reactionary, tho’ it might be drivel.
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