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  • My days were not days of the week, bearing the stamp of any heathen deity, nor were they minced into hours and fretted by the ticking of a clock; for I lived like the Puri Indians, of whom it is said that "for yesterday, today, and tomorrow they have only one word, and they express the variety of meaning by pointing backward for yesterday forward for tomorrow, and overhead for the passing day."
  • "Look out!" he shouted, in a voice plainly showing that he had long fretted to utter that word, and letting the borzois slip he galloped toward the count.
  • Both are versions of the small ' German ' fretted clavichord.
  • If fretted clavichords were made at all, they were definitely 'second best '.
  • Clavichord makers tend to prefer fretted instruments because they often turn out to be more lively and exciting to play.

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