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Quandary Resolution 2167
horology, vociferation, grandee, plenipotentiary
We took our colonial-era grandfather clock to the clinic at the School of Horology (operated by the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors) for repair and restoration and were delighted to discover a grandee of clockmakers, Tompion Rittenhouse, on the campus at the time of our visit, having condescended to teach a course on "Cuckoo and Torsion Pendulum Clocks", but when we sent a message to him, he merely sent out a proxy, a plenipotentiary envoy, in the form of an officious graduate student who told us with escalating vociferation that the great man could on no account be disturbed.
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