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keep under careful scrutiny

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Won't you find it an awful nuisance to look after a baby?
She explained that her husband was a curate, a good deal older than herself, who had difficulty in getting permanent work since vicars wanted young men to assist them; he earned a little now and then by doing locums when someone took a holiday or fell ill, and a charitable institution gave them a small pension; but her life was lonely, it would be something to do to look after a child, and the few shillings a week paid for it would help her to keep things going.
Leo always begs to sleep there, and Ambrosch goes along to look after him.
Allan Woodcourt pauses to look after him and note all this, with a shadowy belief that he has seen the boy before.
Our boys can look after themselves but they didn't react and we ended up scoring two late goals to win 6-1.