A Metronome, an illustration by JVL in Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,
Artists' Choice Editions, 2009.
'I don't know what you mean,' said Alice.
'Of course you don't!' the Hatter said, tossing his head
contemptuously. 'I dare say you never even spoke to Time!'
'Perhaps not,' Alice cautiously replied: 'but I know I have to beat
time when I learn music.'