An old clock is an antique.
The clock kept on ticking.
The porcelain clock on the wall proclaimed the time as ten minutes until twelve, but it didn't seem that late.
The alarm clock beside her bed indicated 2:00 am in large orange numbers.
Are you ever really off the clock, Len?
The clock read 2:38.
Seconds literally ticked away on the old grandfather clock in the next room.
She glanced at the clock on the wall behind him.
The manor was silent, except for the ticking of the grandfather clock in the foyer.
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.
Her alarm clock woke her at dawn, reminding her it was time for her morning run.
King Roger's clock is commemorated in all three.
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."
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.
We know how to power a clock with this energy but haven't yet cracked the code on doing it at scale.
She could set her clock by his arrival - eight o'clock every Friday night - in a blue plaid western shirt and battered black cowboy hat.
The alarm clock buzzed insistently and she reached over to slap the snooze button, squinting at the iridescent hands.
You're off the clock now.
She glanced at antique school house clock on the kitchen wall, a recent purchase.
The clock was ticking on the young man's stay.
Then he remembered the ringing alarm clock in the luggage of their other guest.
Still half asleep, he glanced at the clock and was shocked to see he'd failed to set his alarm.
In exasperation he turned and squinted at the illuminated hands of his clock radio.
There was an alarm clock on the nightstand beside the black base of a lamp.
He heard the clock ticking.
The grandfather clock in the hall ticked away the seconds and chimed.
Two hours ago, according to the clock on the mantle.
She assumed it was morning in her grogginess until a squinted peek at their clock showed two AM.
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.
Dean sat a while longer, amid night sounds, the ticking clock, and the muffled ringing of Gladys Turnbull's 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.
His emotional voice was like an alarm clock in her brain.
She glanced at the alarm clock on the night stand as they entered the bedroom.
Evidence of the intense interest taken by American visitors in Stratford is seen in the memorial fountain and clock-tower presented in 1887, and in a window in the church illustrating scenes from the Incarnation and containing figures from English and American history.
The clock struck eleven.
He heard neither the clock nor the birds.
And so the fun went on until the clock showed that it lacked only ten minutes till school would be dismissed.
The clock ticked loudly, and Tommy Jones, who was standing up for the fourth time, began to feel very uneasy.
At that moment the great clock struck two and another with a shrill tone joined in from the drawing room.
It was eleven by the clock, but it seemed peculiarly dark out of doors.
And at once, as a clock begins to strike and chime as soon as the minute hand has completed a full circle, this change was shown by an increased activity, whirring, and chiming in the higher spheres.
There was an old treadle sewing machine with carved drawers and even a grandfathers' clock, stating the permanent time of three p.m.
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.
He rose and crossed to the fireplace and began to bank the fire as the hall clock struck eleven times.
I sure wasn't looking at a clock when I was trying to get rid of her.
She glanced at the clock and stretched.
The only non-business items were a digital clock and two framed pictures.
The magnet was mounted with its end carrying the coil opposite, and very close to, the centre of the piece of clock spring.
It seemed to me that I never had heard the town-clock strike before, nor the evening sounds of the village; for we slept with the windows open, which were inside the grating.
The kitchen clock ticked off thirty seconds before she put down her fork and pushed away from the table.
When Dean struck out at the alarm clock, he sent it flying across the room.
It was 6:10 by the Budweiser clock on the far wall.
A big clock on the wall behind him indicated it was almost nine.
Jessi's eyes went to the clock on the microwave.
A standard clock and measures are seen at the entrance.
The experiments with this form were not successful, and, with the view of making the moving parts as light as possible, he substituted for the comparatively heavy lever armature a small piece of clock spring, about the size of a sixpence, glued to the centre of the diaphragm.
He heard the clock strike ten.
They would begin to sing almost with as much precision as a clock, within five minutes of a particular time, referred to the setting of the sun, every evening.
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.
The tightly coiled spring was released, the clock began to whirr and the chimes to play.
The clock ticked away the minutes and she finally sat up and squinted at it - four-thirty.
The morning sunlight did the trick as the clock showed seven and I looked up to see Betsy pulling on her bathrobe.
The clock blazed 3:30 in his otherwise dark condo.
Glancing at the clock on her nightstand, she waited until certain her father had left then rose.
She listened but heard no one downstairs to indicate the movers had been through and glanced at the clock on her nightstand.
Glancing at the clock, she sighed.
Just as in a clock, the result of the complicated motion of innumerable wheels and pulleys is merely a slow and regular movement of the hands which show the time, so the result of all the complicated human activities of 160,000 Russians and French--all their passions, desires, remorse, humiliations, sufferings, outbursts of pride, fear, and enthusiasm--was only the loss of the battle of Austerlitz, the so-called battle of the three Emperors--that is to say, a slow movement of the hand on the dial of human history.