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"This watch," he said, "had been in my family for three generations before it fell to me.
"Now is my time!" 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.
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.
Powerless to recover their lost treasure by open force, the three guardian priests followed and watched it in disguise.
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."
Like them, he has a watch, but he carries his watch in his pocket.
George pulled out his watch and looked at it: it was five minutes to nine!
"But of you," he cried, "base and vile rabble, I make no account; fling, strike, come on, do all ye can against me, ye shall see what the reward of your folly and insolence will be." 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.
And the worthy fellow returned the watch to its fob with a defiant gesture.
"He said it was about three o'clock," replied the Man in a Hurry; "but he did not look at his watch, and as the sun is nearly down, I think it is later."
The day was unusually fine till the afternoon, when some of the gossips who frequent the East Cliff churchyard, and from the commanding eminence watch the wide sweep of sea visible to the north and east, called attention to a sudden show of `mares tails' high in the sky to the northwest.
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.
Who watch him night and day; Who watch him when he tries to weep,