I. Jenny: "[T]hey are like the thinking man's Jonathan Kellerman, but still only the dimly thinking man."
II. Charles Lamb via that epitome of modernity, Levi, mourning the passing of the...sundial:
What a dead thing is a clock, with its ponderous embowelments of lead and brass, its pert or solemn altar-like structure, and silent heart-language of the old dial! It stood as the garden god of Christian gardens. Why is it almost every where vanished?