I cannot admit that it is proper to experience a mysterious reluctance to look your own watch
in the face and to cherish in my presence, without explanation, painful emotions which are denied to me, and which are none of my business."
Even when Mary fled from the shop where she had left her watch
, and I had peace of mind to note how thin and worn she had become, as if her baby was grown too big for her slight arms, even then I was light-hearted.
I had not long to wait for an opportunity of testing this property also of the Magic Watch
, for, even as the thought passed through my mind, the accident I was imagining occurred.
Thus, every evening during that delightful hour which the two lovers passed together at the grated window, Boxtel entered Rosa's chamber to watch
the progress which the black tulip had made towards flowering.
One age followed another--and still, generation after generation, the successors of the three Brahmins watched
their priceless Moonstone, night and day.
Now, if we watch
every night, we'll be dead sure to see him go out, some time or other, and then we'll snatch that box quicker'n lightning."
has been recently cleaned, which robs me of my most suggestive facts."
Each, too, has a pipe in his mouth, and a little dumpy watch
in his right hand.
Oh, this is a shame!" And he flung the watch
down, and sprang out of bed, and had a cold bath, and washed himself, and dressed himself, and shaved himself in cold water because there was not time to wait for the hot, and then rushed and had another look at the watch
Don Quixote promised to follow his advice scrupulously, and it was arranged forthwith that he should watch
his armour in a large yard at one side of the inn; so, collecting it all together, Don Quixote placed it on a trough that stood by the side of a well, and bracing his buckler on his arm he grasped his lance and began with a stately air to march up and down in front of the trough, and as he began his march night began to fall.
You ought to regulate your watch
at noon in each country."
A MAN in a Hurry, whose watch
was at his lawyer's, asked a Grave Person the time of day.