The statue with the clock had stood opposite Prince Lemercier's room for his entire life. He hadn't thought or cared as to whether it remained there since, but the clocks stayed with him in everyday of his death.
Tick tock goes the clock And what now shall we play ? Tick tock goes the clock Now summer’s gone away ? Tick tock goes the clock And what then shall we see ? Tick tock until the day That thou shalt marry me