What we can do is simply to concentrate all our available strength, keep a close watch
on the enemy, and obtain reinforcements.
These preparations were concluded about five o'clock in the evening, while sentinels kept close watch
around the island, and the boats of the Resolute patrolled the channel.
If ever adventure was well damned, it was by Sheldon, sweating in the windless grass and fighting gnats, the while he kept close watch
up and down the avenue.
Keep a close watch
on them therefore; and dispatch one of your comrades, the lightest of foot, to bring the news of the yeomen thereabout.
A close watch
had to be kept upon all the poor remnants and fragments, to prevent embezzlement.
We depend upon you, you know, to keep a close watch
Ay, marry," said Prior Vincent, smacking his lips after a deep draught of wine, "I have kept a close watch
upon him, albeit he was unawares of the same, and I know right well that he hath no money to pay me withal.