He looked up at his clock, which had stopped at five minutes to eleven some weeks ago.

"Nearly eleven o'clock" said Pooh happily. "You're just in time for a little smackerel of something", and he put his head into the cupboard. "And then we'll go out, Piglet, and sing my song to Eeyore".

"Which song, Pooh?"

"The one we're going to sing to Eeyore", explained Pooh.

The clock was still saying five minutes to eleven when Pooh and Piglet set out on their way half an hour later...

- The House At Pooh Corner, Chapter 1