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" Which is better, a clock that is right only once a year, or a clock that is right twice every day? "The latter, "
The Strand Magazine - Page 620
1898
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An Introduction to Logic

Morris Raphael Cohen, Morris R. Cohen, Ernest Nagel - Philosophy - 1993 - 232 pages
...Very good, now attend. I have two clocks: one doesn't go at all, and the other loses a minute every day: which would you prefer? "The losing one," you...observe: the one which loses a minute a day has to lose 12 hours or 720 minutes, before it is right, whereas the other is evidently right as often as the time...
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