We could find little time to go out and get food, because of the councils, for there was always some little thing to be settled, such as naming two new watchers to take the place of the old ones on the hill, or naming how much food should fall to the share of the men who kept their weapons always in their hands and got no food for themselves.
Because of the wall and the guards and the watchers, there was more time to hunt and fish and pick roots and berries; there was more food, and better food, and no one went hungry.
No warder dared to ask: For he to whom a watcher
Every minute it was getting earlier now, and pretty soon some of them watchers would begin to stir, and I might get catched -- catched with six thousand dollars in my hands that nobody hadn't hired me to take care of.
When I got down stairs in the morning the parlor was shut up, and the watchers was gone.
from the opposing team dragged her screaming away and was dropped like a steer by an ear-blow from a partisan from the woman's team.
At length she rose, 'La!, la!' she said, 'the Watcher is not for this one.
'If the ghosts kill me, you will see me no more, or the club either; but if I live I will bring you back the bones, or, if I do not find them, I will render the Watcher into your hands again.
Richard was devoting his royal energies to chasing an elusive butterfly which fate led nearer and nearer to the cold, hard watcher
in the bushes.
He was small and very plainly dressed and the look of him, even at that distance, went somehow strongly against the watcher
They could see the lonely watcher fingering his gun, and peering down at them as if dissatisfied at their reply.
Looking back, they could see the solitary watcher leaning upon his gun, and knew that they had passed the outlying post of the chosen people, and that freedom lay before them.