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The Prince, Love, and the Clock The Prince, Love, and the Clock
By O. Henry ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 2) As Prince Michael watched the glowing face of the clock, he gave a mocking laugh. He... The Prince, Love, and the Clock

By O. Henry
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 2)

As Prince Michael watched the glowing face of the clock, he gave a mocking laugh. He shook his head as he thought about the slavery of the world to the meaningless measures of Time. The comings and goings of people in hurry and worry, controlled by the little metal moving hands of a clock, always made him sad.

By and by there came a young man. He sat on the third bench away from the Prince. For half an hour he smoked cigars with nervous haste. And then he ...

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