Bob Read after watching Eugene Burger commented that, "Every trick is a closer."
Pat Page may have said what Doc Dixon thinks he said. I know that Pat certainly believed that the tricks in your strolling set should be able to be stopped at any point and the audience feel that they had seen some magic. Strolling, and corporate table hopping are prone to any number of interruptions which may prematurely end your performance.
Tricks like the "Nudist Deck" and "Ambitious Card" or "The Linking Rings" can be ended very quickly and the audience feel they have seen a complete trick - once you have gotten into it.