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As Familiar as a Clock Strike – “Burr” – Gore Vidal

September 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Elitism, Quotes

Jefferson tended to strike the self-righteous note in much the same way as a clock strikes the hour and like a familiar clock one does not hear the sound unless one is anxious, as I confess I was, to tell, as it were, the time.

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