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This watch," he said, "had been in my family for three generations before it fell to me.
A few weeks after my great- grandfather's arrest his watch was found lying on the porch at the front door of his dwelling.
I said to myself, as I moved back the hand of the Watch, and saw, almost without surprise this time, all things restored to the places they had occupied at the critical moment when I had first noticed the fallen packing-case.
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.
On the evening at which we have arrived he was going to enter according to custom; but the two lovers, as we have seen, only exchanged a few words before Cornelius sent Rosa back to watch over the tulip.
I'll watch the whole night long, and I'll do it every night, too, if you'll do the other part of the job.
Subject to your correction, I should judge that the watch belonged to your elder brother, who inherited it from your father.
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.
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.
This he uttered with so much spirit and boldness that he filled his assailants with a terrible fear, and as much for this reason as at the persuasion of the landlord they left off stoning him, and he allowed them to carry off the wounded, and with the same calmness and composure as before resumed the watch over his armour.
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.
But soon he leaned out again, for while she was in the garden he felt he must watch and see her walk "so womanly.
Ever since he had come to the conclusion that Lady Arabella was trying to steal the treasure- chest, he suspected nearly everyone of the same design, and made it a point to watch all suspicious persons and places.