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“Time Present and Time Past”:

Post by koimaster » November 12th 2018, 12:31pm

“Time Present and Time Past”: London’s Horology Forum and the Wondrous World of Watchmaking

Posted on October 1, 2018

“If all time is eternally present/All time is unredeemable.”

The above lines were taken from the “Burnt Norton” poem in T.S. Eliot’s famed works, The Four Quartets. And while many refer to the poet as being an American because he was born in St. Louis, Eliot had technically renounced his United States citizenship in 1927 after legally becoming a British subject. Despite what was written on his 1888 birth certificate, Eliot considered himself to be quite the Englishman until the day of his death in 1965, and it is widely known that the poet lived his life obsessed with a single primary concept…

Time.

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With the lilt of Irish laughter

Every day and in every way

Now forever and ever after."
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