About a minute before the clock
struck, a hundred and fifty students swarmed in, rushed to their seats, immediately spread open their notebooks and dipped their pens in ink.
There is but one man in the whole earth whose hand can duplicate that crimson sign"-- he paused and raised his eyes to the pendulum swinging back and forth-- "and please God we will produce that man in this room before the clock
When the clock
stopped, they gave a sigh and rose from their chairs.
He suddenly observed, hung over the clock
, a card which, upon inspection, proved to be a programme of the daily routine of the house.
Look, rather, monsieur," said D'Artagnan, "the clock
Look at the clock
, do; why, it's going on for half-past nine, and I've sent the gells to bed this half-hour, and late enough too; when they've got to get up at half after four, and the mowers' bottles to fill, and the baking; and here's this blessed child wi' the fever for what I know, and as wakeful as if it was dinner-time, and nobody to help me to give her the physic but your uncle, and fine work there's been, and half of it spilt on her night-gown--it's well if she's swallowed more nor 'ull make her worse i'stead o' better.
Glancing upward at the clock
on the mantel-piece, (for I felt too drowsy to take out my watch), I had the pleasure to find that I had still twenty-five minutes to spare.
Above the session-room of the Council is the steeple, and in the steeple is the belfry, where exists, and has existed time out of mind, the pride and wonder of the village -- the great clock
of the borough of Vondervotteimittiss.
It was in this apartment, also, that there stood against the western wall, a gigantic clock
Some years ago the clock
in the tower of the mosque got out of order.
The big curved wings on either side flapped disconcertingly, flapped again' click, clock
, click, clock
There was a large clock
in a little office in the furnace.
The head butler, napkin on arm, was scanning the setting of the table, making signs to the footmen, and anxiously glancing from the clock
to the door by which the prince was to enter.
It was past eleven, and the clocks
had come into their reign, the grandfather's clock
in the hall ticking in competition with the small clock
on the landing.
The kettle began it, full five minutes by the little waxy-faced Dutch clock
in the corner, before the Cricket uttered a chirp.