Dawn at the gates of cheesesteak gardens

Symptoms of the Circular Syntax Heart

"'What's the matter with you? Don't put yourself on a platter. What are you -- a roast duck, everything removable with a lousy piece of flatware? Be secret. Turn over on your side. Let them guess if you're stuffed. That's how I got where I am.' The organization of his ideas was all wrong; I was drawn to the memory of myself -- a mere stripling of a girl -- the day I learned that the shortest distance between two points is a great circle. 'Anyway, you ought to think in shorter sentences,' he suggested, although I hadn't said a word. Old Richard the Liver Headed, he saw right through to the heart of the matter, my syntax." 

-- from Grace Paley's The Little Disturbances of Man