Having set my watch
by his, I stepped over to where he stood and said, "Thank you."
Long before she emerged I understood it all, I think even as the door rang and closed on her; why the timid soul had sought a street where she was unknown, why she crept so many times past that abhorred shop before desperately venturing in, why she looked so often at the watch
she might never see again.
I waited till they were some twenty yards apart, and then put the Watch
a minute back.
And at last he hired, just opposite Rosa's window, a little attic, distant enough not to allow him to be recognized with the naked eye, but sufficiently near to enable him, with the help of his telescope, to watch
everything that was going on at the Loewestein in Rosa's room, just as at Dort he had watched
the dry-room of Cornelius.
The deity commanded that the Moonstone should be watched
, from that time forth, by three priests in turn, night and day, to the end of the generations of men.
He hid the lantern in Huck's sugar hogshead and the watch
I handed him over the watch
with some slight feeling of amusement in my heart, for the test was, as I thought, an impossible one, and I intended it as a lesson against the somewhat dogmatic tone which he occasionally assumed.
In her left hand she has a little heavy Dutch watch
; in her right she wields a ladle for the sauerkraut and pork.
He reached up, and hauled down his watch
. It was a quarter-past eight.
He told him, moreover, that in this castle of his there was no chapel in which he could watch
his armour, as it had been pulled down in order to be rebuilt, but that in a case of necessity it might, he knew, be watched
anywhere, and he might watch
it that night in a courtyard of the castle, and in the morning, God willing, the requisite ceremonies might be performed so as to have him dubbed a knight, and so thoroughly dubbed that nobody could be more so.
? A family watch
, monsieur, which has come down from my great-grandfather!
(as we said) must ever be well weighed; and generally it is good, to commit the beginnings of all great actions to Argus, with his hundred eyes, and the ends to Briareus, with his hundred hands; first to watch
, and then to speed.