Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Renaissance Clock

"The finest thing about New York City, I think, is that it is like one of those complicated Renaissance clocks where on one level an allegorical marionette pops out to mark the day of the week, on another a skeleton Death bangs the quarter hour with his scythe, and on the third the Twelve Apostles do a cakewalk. The variety of the sideshows distracts one's attention from the advance of the hour hand."
A.J. Liebling, The Best of A.J. Liebling


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