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Letter "W" » watched
«Arne Harris, producer-director for WGN-TV... is in his 34th year on the job, meaning he is closing in on Jack Brickhouse's record: Most Chicago baseball losses watched, one man, lifetime.»
«A woman spent all Christmas Day in a telephone box without ringing anyone. If someone comes to phone, she leaves the box, then resumes her place afterwards. No one calls her either, but from a window in the street, someone watched her all day, no doubt since they had nothing better to do. The Christmas syndrome.»
«But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.»
«And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him.»
«And sitting down they watched him there; / And set up over his head his accusation written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.»
«As for us, our eyes as yet failed for our vain help: in our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save us.»
«And after that many days were fulfilled, the Jews took counsel to kill him: / But their laying await was known of Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him.»
«And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.»
«An extra-terrestrial philosopher, who had watched a single youth up to the age of twenty-one and had never come across any other human being, might conclude that it is the nature of human beings to grow continually taller and wiser in an indefinite progress towards perfection; and this generalization would be just as well founded as the generalization which evolutionists base upon the previous history of this planet.»
Author: Bertrand Russell
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«A watched clock never tells the time»