[0.4] But none of this is of any importance, nor was the fact that it served such varied purposes in such an extremely correct way; but that all these activities, which varied so much from each other, were all put into the most expedient motion by only one and the same clock weight, this was the real marvel of this clock.
[0.5] When a stranger came into this city, this very visible clock immediately attracted his attention, and he asked the first available person approximately how many mainsprings and weights this clock had. When they told him: "Only one!", he was totally stunned and disbelieving and said: "This is impossible! So many and such various activities and only one drive? No, no, this does not work, this is impossible!"