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Synonyms for night watch

a watch during the night (as from midnight to 8 a

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Despite his noble and honourable nature, the "Old Bear" was killed in the most recent season three, stabbed in the back during a mutiny on the Night Watch.
Lord Mormont, commander of the Night Watch, has even acquired a Yorkshire accent.
Paula Milne's ambitious adaptation of The Night Watch by Sarah Waters is a poignant tale of liberation and loss, following four young Londoners - Anna Maxwell Martin, Jodie Whittaker, Claire Foy and Harry Treadaway - throughout the Second World War.
It is set in the London of the Blitz and The Night Watch tells the stories of four young Londoners inextricably linked by their wartime experiences.
Following his first foray into the Night Watch, Berger traces the development of group portraiture from the 1580s to the late 1660s, looking at images by Frans Hals and others of both military and charitable institutions, and commenting on their formal arrangements, the poses, gazes, and gestures of the sitters.
The Night Watch is a departure from Waters' widely successful first three novels (Tipping the Velvet, Fingersmith and Affinity) which were all set in the Victorian era.
The Night Watch By Sarah Waters New York: Riverhead, 2006, 448 pp.
Her latest novel, The Night Watch, which unpacks the intermingled lives of three women and one man in World War II London, has not only been shortlisted for the Orange Prize--an international literary award for women writers--it's also been published in 23 different countries.
5 minutes in the Northeast Division during the night watch - 4 p.
Flash-forward to Moscow, 1992, where the Night Watch of the title--whose members belong to the light group--issues licenses to dark Others so they can patrol on the light side.
In addition, from the thirteenth century on, there was the night watch, which consisted of a rotation of citizens who protected property and maintained order.
Like those Caravaggio paintings in which looks miss their objects (this is especially striking when the objects--Christ and the Virgin--presumably have the authority to focus, to center human seeing), The Night Watch accumulates instances of the disarmed eye.
The Night Watch definitely has all of that - just not necessarily in the order you would expect.
Just three years into her career, the 27-year-old has been cast as Dickensian heroine Little Dorrit, fascist sympathiser Lady Persephone in the remake of Upstairs, Downstairs and is now appearing in Second World War-set drama The Night Watch.