The clock read 2:38.
My days were not days of the week, bearing the stamp of any heathen deity, nor were they minced into hours and fretted by the ticking of a clock; for I lived like the Puri Indians, of whom it is said that "for yesterday, today, and tomorrow they have only one word, and they express the variety of meaning by pointing backward for yesterday forward for tomorrow, and overhead for the passing day."
King Roger's clock is commemorated in all three.
The clock was ticking on the young man's stay.
The head butler, napkin on arm, was scanning the setting of the table, making signs to the footmen, and anxiously glancing from the clock to the door by which the prince was to enter.
She glanced at antique school house clock on the kitchen wall, a recent purchase.
She checked the clock on the nightstand then the notepad listing the time of the flight she'd booked the afternoon before after exploring the mansion.
She assumed it was morning in her grogginess until a squinted peek at their clock showed two AM.
Dean sat a while longer, amid night sounds, the ticking clock, and the muffled ringing of Gladys Turnbull's alarm.
The grandfather clock in the hall ticked away the seconds and chimed.
Two hours ago, according to the clock on the mantle.
Kiera dreamt of a planet filled with spiders and dinosaurs and awoke in her bed a couple of hours later to the soft sound of her alarm clock going off.
Then he remembered the ringing alarm clock in the luggage of their other guest.
If that was Gladys Turnbull's alarm clock, I hope she gets it fixed.
The alarm clock wasn't enough.
But now, all she wants to do is— have sex with me, like we're still kids and she can turn the clock back to hot nights and summer camp.
She's playing 'let's pretend' even more seriously than Gladys and her alarm clock rendezvous.
Neither said a word as the hall clock began striking midnight.
Still half asleep, he glanced at the clock and was shocked to see he'd failed to set his alarm.
Rubbing his eyes, he peered at the blurred figures of his clock, (more evidence of the necessity for his glasses).
Fully alert, he listened, but heard only night noises, the ticking of the hall clock, a slight breeze, the ever-present furnace rumbling heat to the old building.
The last time he glanced at the clock it was three-thirty and he'd still not closed his eyes.
We don't get much chance to turn the old clock back.
When Jackson entered the house, he glanced at the antique clock on the mantle: two minutes to six.
The only non-business items were a digital clock and two framed pictures.
In exasperation he turned and squinted at the illuminated hands of his clock radio.
His emotional voice was like an alarm clock in her brain.
She glanced at the clock on the wall behind him.
Jessi's eyes went to the clock on the microwave.
She glanced at the alarm clock on the night stand as they entered the bedroom.
The magnet was mounted with its end carrying the coil opposite, and very close to, the centre of the piece of clock spring.
Whenever I look at my watch and its hands point to ten, I hear the bells of the neighboring church; but because the bells begin to ring when the hands of the clock reach ten, I have no right to assume that the movement of the bells is caused by the position of the hands of the watch.
He heard the clock strike ten.
And so the fun went on until the clock showed that it lacked only ten minutes till school would be dismissed.
At that moment the great clock struck two and another with a shrill tone joined in from the drawing room.