By O. Henry
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"Let me repeat to you," said Prince Michael, in his even voice, "that women are the natural enemies of clocks. Clocks are an evil, women a blessing. The signal may still appear."

"Never!" exclaimed the young man, hopelessly. "You don't know Marian--of course. She's always on time, to the minute. That was the first thing about her that attracted me. I ought to have known at 8:31 that it was over. I'll go West on the train tonight with Jack Milburn. I'll wor...

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