A few weeks after my great- grandfather's arrest his watch was found lying on the porch at the front door of his dwelling.
And this is the more insupportable the nearer it is to eleven o'clock--by this watch, no matter what the actual hour may be.
"How much of human suffering I have--not only relieved, but actually annihilated!" And, in a glow of conscious virtue, I stood watching the unloading of the cart, still holding the Magic Watch
open in my hand, as I was curious to see what would happen when we again reached the exact time at which I had put back the hand.
the flower-pot with an interest which betrayed to Boxtel the real value of the object enclosed in it.
I'll sleep all day and I'll stand watch
The date of the watch
is nearly fifty years back, and the initials are as old as the watch
: so it was made for the last generation.
The bell was about to strike, and it was a matter of absolute and pre-eminent necessity that every body should look well at his watch
. It was evident, however, that just at this moment the fellow in the steeple was doing something that he had no business to do with the clock.
that's where it is, is it?" replied the man; "well, you take my advice and go there quietly, and take that watch
of yours with you; and don't let's have any more of it."
As he had already told him, he said, there was no chapel in the castle, nor was it needed for what remained to be done, for, as he understood the ceremonial of the order, the whole point of being dubbed a knight lay in the accolade and in the slap on the shoulder, and that could be administered in the middle of a field; and that he had now done all that was needful as to watching the armour, for all requirements were satisfied by a watch
of two hours only, while he had been more than four about it.
"The question is remanded to the Party Over There for a new answer," replied the Grave Person, returning his watch
to his pocket and moving away with great dignity.
The coastguard on duty at once made report, and one old fisherman, who for more than half a century has kept watch
on weather signs from the East Cliff, foretold in an emphatic manner the coming of a sudden storm.
over him, but his spirit was far away voyaging in the realms of poetry.
And when he tries to pray; Who watch
him lest himself should rob
him with eyes in which lurked amusement tempered by alarm.
Tarzan and Jane Clayton watched
the verdure-clad shore-line receding in the ship's wake, and for once the ape-man left his native soil without one single pang of regret.