Watching sentence example

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  • Jonathan was watching them intently.

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  • Alex was watching her intently.

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  • While watching his flocks, he spent much of his time in reading.

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  • They stood there for a moment, watching their image in the mirror.

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  • And he will find he is capable of adding far more value than as a set of eyes watching a screen.

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  • Jonathan was in his room watching television.

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  • When we are sleeping quietly in our beds, they are watching the beautiful sky through the telescope.

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  • I like watching you sleep.

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  • He was watching her with a strange expression.

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  • She glanced up to find him watching her.

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  • Watching the wooden folks.

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  • These were the questions each man of the troops on the high ground above the bridge involuntarily asked himself with a sinking heart--watching the bridge and the hussars in the bright evening light and the blue tunics advancing from the other side with their bayonets and guns.

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  • Rostov stood at that corner for a long time, watching the feast from a distance.

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  • Sonya began watching her friend still more attentively and noticed that at dinner and all that evening Natasha was in a strange and unnatural state.

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  • The crowd was evidently watching for the roof to fall in, and Alpatych watched for it too.

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  • She paused near the end and turned back to see both Officer David and the woman watching her with disapproving looks and crossed arms.

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  • She bit back an order to leave her stuff alone but stopped herself, watching him go through her medicine cabinet for any additional drugs.

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  • He sank into the shadows, at home in the darkness, watching.

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  • He had someone better than an army watching him.

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  • Without a thought as to who might be watching, he ducked into an alley and flung himself into the air.

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  • It.s my fault Toby was wandering around without someone watching him, but really, Kris, who assigns a woman an Immortal kid that.s not even her own and expects her to know what to do with it?

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  • More dark shadows lingered deep within the forest, watching over their leader.

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  • Most importantly, he.d protect Katie by building a world that was safe for her and watching over her from a distance.

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  • He stared into the dark night, watching the snow fall.

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  • Though there was a wall of Immortals between her and the forest, she felt the demon watching her, waiting for its opening, now that she was no longer protected.

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  • Her eyes stayed on Rhyn, and she.d never been as awed as she was watching him fight a flawless battle against the full- blooded demon and the assassin.

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  • He felt as if he stood outside his body, watching the world around him.

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  • The room was vacant except for a metal slab that served as a bed and the six-legged, cat-like creature sitting on the edge of the bed watching its sleeping occupant.

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  • One sat perched on Kiera's bed, watching her sleep.

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  • She hung back when she reached the other three warriors in the hall watching the scene in the room.

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  • She wondered if she had died, for she seemed able to see the conversation occurring from a dozen feet away, as if she were watching television instead of involved in it.

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  • She continued down the hall, watching the lights.

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  • Uninterested in watching people talk, she glanced again at the boys and nudged Evelyn.

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  • She raised her bracelet to the light, watching the colors reflect off of it and turning it pinkish-gold, like the prisoner's bracelet.

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  • She was about to walk away in defeat and take her place in a dark corner watching the partygoers when she heard the sounds of approaching footsteps.

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  • She'd never seen men that big move so quickly, even when watching professional wrestling.

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  • He stood a short distance from her, watching her intently.

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  • He liked watching her despite her odd actions.

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  • A'Ran trailed several steps, watching the way her hips sashayed as she walked.

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  • Ne'Rin was closer to the door, and Kiera remained in the shadows inside the house, watching.

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  • He leaned closer as well, watching.

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  • He approached and stood a short distance behind her, watching once more.

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  • Mansr sat beside her and remained, watching the scene before her.

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  • Startled, she froze, watching the giant warriors fight until Leyon wrenched her forward.

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  • She gave a nervous wave, watching for his reaction and relieved when he offered a warm smile.

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  • Besides, watching someone's boom-boom isn't nice.

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  • Cynthia just ignored them, instead watching the younger, more civilized occupants of the room play their card game.

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  • It's as safe as watching TV and a darned sight more fun.

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  • Cynthia, while not as apprehensive as Edith had been, was obviously uncomfortable watching the climbers, especially from atop their precarious positions.

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  • The snow seems to trap me, as it does with the small squirrel I am watching from my window.

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  • I was downstream, on the other side of the bridge, watching Penny and by the time I noticed the crowd and got there, they were getting ready to haul Shipton out.

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  • I suppose you've got a good reason why you tried to beat the brains out of a guy holding an ice ax, in the middle of the street with a bunch of people watching.

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  • Sure. Everybody else was watching the climbers, at least what they could see through the snow.

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  • Lord, he thought, listening to Fred was like watching a sloth race.

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  • Both boys were swimming and Edith was watching them, or was supposed to be.

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  • Maybe he blames her for both not watching the boys and then for saving her child and not his.

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  • The building stood there, gazing down on the quiet town like some magnificent matron, watching over her citizens as she had for a hundred years.

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  • Okay. I'll buy that they're up there keeping an eye on Bird Song and watching out for us.

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  • Especially watching my son.

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  • Sarah enjoyed watching him play almost as much as listening.

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  • They had stayed close by their homes, watching unseen, for a few years, until it became too painful.

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  • It dawned on him that she must have been watching while he appraised the redhead.

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  • Jackson stood watching her, filled with emotion he could not define.

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  • Jackson gave him the, 'I'm watching you' hand signal and let out a low chuckle.

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  • They were mostly quiet on the ride home, both reflecting on how easy it was to be together, and Jackson enjoyed watching her drive.

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  • She was watching him with concern.

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  • He lay on his side watching her sleep, wondering what dreams lived behind the sweet smile on her face.

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  • Elisabeth stirred then lifted her head, watching him.

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  • As he turned away, he noted Elisabeth watching, and gave her an exaggerated wink.

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  • Jackson had started a fire and stood with his hands on the mantle, watching the flames.

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  • When Elisabeth woke, Jackson was propped on his elbow watching her.

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  • Jackson thoroughly enjoyed watching her.

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  • Elisabeth was setting up to work in her studio as Jackson stood in the doorway, arms crossed, watching her.

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  • There was little point in denying the fact that she was watching Alex - and enjoying what she was seeing.

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  • Alex halted, watching the dog cautiously.

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  • She sipped her coffee, aware that Josh was watching her intently.

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  • She straightened in the chair, acutely aware that he was still watching her.

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  • He nodded, watching her skeptically.

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  • She baited the hook and threw it in the pond, watching as tiny waves rippled out from the bobber and gently lapped at the grassy shore.

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  • He was resting on one elbow, watching her in a disturbing way.

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  • Alex was on his feet instantly, watching Josh intently.

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  • He was watching her intently and his face was pale under the tan.

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  • They cleaned up the mess and then stood in awkward silence, watching Brutus.

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  • He led her to the window seat again, and they sat there watching the sun set.

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  • Gerald leaned against the office wall with one shoulder, watching him absently.

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  • I thought you domestic security types were supposed to be watching this kind of thing.

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  • After watching the madman named Arnie last night, he knew better than to assume anything about the deceptively quiet Peak.

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  • She crept around the bed and leaned on it gingerly, watching for signs of him waking.

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  • He held up her micro, watching her face.

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  • She plugged her ears, watching as the missiles distracted the men into one direction while the laser strike knocked them dead.

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  • Lana stretched onto her stomach, watching them from the safety of the tree.

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  • Brady closed the door behind him, watching.

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  • She'd been learning how to defend herself and watching how his people operated for a few days before the accident.

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  • Lana stood to the side, watching Kelli prepare two plates.

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  • Lana hesitated then sat, watching Kelli use the bread in place of utensils to eat her dinner.

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  • Lana looked around to make sure no one was watching then pulled her micro free.

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  • Jim closed the door behind him, and Brady stayed where he was for a long moment, watching the laser strikes.

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  • I've made arrangements to have anyone watching me assume they're going with me to Colorado, he said as he rose.

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  • She twisted to face the direction from which it had come, expecting to see Gabriel.  Nothing was there.  The jungle around her fell suddenly still, and the possessed branches stopped in place, as if watching her.

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  • The branches around him darted around then fell still, as if watching.  Toby knelt beside Ully and grunted as he rolled the Immortal onto his back.  Disappointed to have their journey paused already, he looked around then back at Ully.

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  • Katie pulled up the sleeve of her soaked sweater and nicked her arm.  She set down the knife and squeezed out a few drops of blood, watching as they landed on the roots.

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  • I started unpacking and when I turned back around, I found her still in the doorway watching me.

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  • I nodded and went back to watching TV.

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  • He and his mother would sit out on their porch in the most frenzied storm, watching the wild and wonder­ful display.

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  • It would eliminate his watching me pant around the house, looking for it, and him mooning away because he couldn't deliver.

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  • They're watching my place...and I didn't do nothing...I got no money, no place to go....

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  • She in turn called her sister in Toledo, then Fred O'Connor because the occupants seemed to be watching his house.

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  • But they found you, so keep watching your back.

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  • They ended up in the living room, watching a baseball game in which neither had a lick of interest.

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  • He don't like her watching her soaps.

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  • She was sitting in a chair beside Katie, watching him with rapt attention.

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  • When she looked up, Alex was leaning against the kitchen door frame watching her.

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  • Watching the house on the hill from the kitchen window, she knew a moment of regret when his lean silhouette disappeared into his house.

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  • Watching his retreating back, it occurred to her once again that she might lose him over moral issues.

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  • Alex was watching Carmen intently.

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  • He climbed the stairs to the porch and leaned against a porch rail, watching her.

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  • She couldn't see Alex, but she felt him watching her.

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  • Would you have hugged him if I hadn't been watching?

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  • Then why didn't you hug him while I was watching?

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  • Alex was watching her.

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  • He glanced back at Mums, who was watching them with a satisfied expression.

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  • Monday morning while she was feeding the horses, Brutus was watching the hills with unusual interest.

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  • The area he was watching was where she often saw deer in the early morning hours.

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  • Josh stood and brushed his clothing off, watching her warily as he stepped around her.

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  • Katie was watching her when Carmen's attention came back to the dishes.

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  • He guarded your dairy herd and he's watching your goats now.

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  • But he simply stood quietly watching her.

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  • The buffalo stood at the fence, watching them – probably wondering why they couldn't go along.

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  • Katie kept watching her until Alex left.

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  • For a moment he was silent, and when she finally looked at him, he was watching her reflectively again.

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  • Boots crunched on gravel and she looked up to find Alex watching her.

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  • She turned to find him dressed in pajamas, watching her.

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  • He was watching her, a sardonic smile on his lips.

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  • It was a pleasure simply watching him eat.

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  • They sat that way for a long time, silently watching the evening shadows grow long and then consume the sky.

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  • Leaning back in his chair, he folded the newspaper methodically, still watching her.

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  • Josh was watching her with a strange expression.

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  • Josh was watching her, waiting for an answer.

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  • After a brief moment of thanks, she looked up to find Alex watching her.

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  • She gasped with surprise and looked up to find Josh standing at the gate watching her with a strange expression.

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  • He nodded, still watching her in that strange way.

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  • He leaned back in his chare, watching her reflectively.

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  • He held the reins in one hand, watching her expectantly.

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  • Bedtime began with their ritual of sitting on the window seat in each other's arms, watching their farm in the growing darkness.

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  • Watching her with children had convinced him of that.

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  • They don't make me nervous, and I don't mind watching them.

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  • Carmen tore her gaze from the child and realized Alex was still watching her.

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  • He was watching Ed with an expression that looked almost wistful.

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  • She pulled Ed to a stop and curled a knee around the saddle horn, watching the scene.

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  • They sat in comfortable silence, watching a couple of squirrel's frolic in the warm spring sun.

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  • Alex was behind her and she could feel him watching her.

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  • Alex was standing in the doorway, watching her.

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  • Sunday the sermon was about trust, and she could feel Alex watching her.

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  • She had a feeling of being watched and glanced up to find Alex lounging on the window seat, watching her reflectively.

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  • She rested her hands on his arms and they gazed out the window, watching the shadows darken on the farmstead.

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  • He must have been watching — must have known why she went to the house.

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  • She had the strange feeling that she had been watching life for the last month, not participating in it.

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  • He was still watching her intently, his meal forgotten.

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  • He said nothing more, but several times during the meal she caught him watching her in a strange way.

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  • She glanced up at his face and found him watching her with mingled surprise and humor.

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  • He was watching her again.

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  • He had a hand on her waist and Carmen glanced up to find Katie watching them intently.

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  • He was watching her reflectively.

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  • Alex was watching her reflectively.

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  • They crossed the field, stopping at the pond when Jonathan insisted on watching the wild ducks.

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  • She opened her eyes to find Alex watching her anxiously.

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  • Alex was still watching her, as if he knew something she didn't.

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  • Carmen stood at the nursery window, watching the baby for a long time before Alex came to get her.

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  • He made his way to the rocky area near the hideout then crouched on the ground, watching.

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  • She threw herself into the snow, watching the lightning slice the air where she'd been.

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  • Jenn stepped away but felt the White God watching her.

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  • He turned with her, watching her languid walk.

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  • As the brother charged with watching over Darian, Dusty had been responsible for keeping the Grey God from killing himself and others during his angry teenager stage.

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  • Said he found some Others nearby, she said, watching Jonny carefully.

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  • Darian remained seated, watching her with intensity that made her feel edgy.

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  • She picked up her cheeseburger, walked to the kitchen door, and leaned against the doorframe, watching Darian flip hamburgers on the stove.

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  • Xander materialized and leaned against a tree, watching.

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  • If I've learned anything from watching Sofi and Damian, it's that the mate of a god is truly the one with rank.

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  • He placed the unsettling book on a table and crossed the chamber, watching the book as if it might decide to walk away on its own.

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  • She spent an eternity in her mind, watching four of the men fall dead to the wooden floor at the hands of the demon.

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  • Taran felt someone watching him and peered between two of his father's men to see the youth his age with glowing green eyes.

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  • Hilden moved through the crowd directly to the table and took up a protective position behind Rissa, watching without interfering.

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  • Taran moved closer to her, watching her clean and bandage her forearm with practiced efficiency.

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  • Taran followed his quick pace toward the door, watching as the advisors rose from their seats at the tables to join their master.

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  • Taran drew the bow back and released the arrow, watching it pierce the unconscious woman's chest.

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  • He squeezed her harder, and she opened her eyes, watching the forsaken book burn.

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  • Katie and Bill would be watching Natalie, Matthew and Destiny.

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  • Carmen glanced at Alex, but he was watching someone across the room.

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  • Alex was watching Lillie absently, clearly lost in thought.

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  • A hand squeezed her shoulder and she glanced up to find Alex watching her.

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  • It was much more fun watching you two than it would have been having you pick me up off the floor repeatedly.

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  • She glanced up to find Alex watching her in a strange way.

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  • He was still watching her – probably wondering what he had done to irritate her – maybe even wondering if she was upset or merely busy.

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  • Carmen glanced at Alex, who was watching Rob with a concerned expression.

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  • Slowly and deliberately, she mounted, knowing they were watching.

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  • He was watching them, probably knowing they couldn't reach him.

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  • He would be watching to see if she stumbled.

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  • Carmen glanced up to find Alex watching her with a perturbed expression.

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  • Felipa and the others had drifted ahead of her when she glanced up to see Gerald watching her.

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  • Gerald's head bobbed above, watching him descend.

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  • A quick glance at Alex caught him watching them warily.

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  • He paused a moment, the mail in one hand as he watching her.

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  • She lifted her head to find Alex watching her.

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  • He turned to assist Felipa into the buggy and then stepped away, watching as the men boarded.

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  • Carmen looked up to find Rob turned around in the front seat, watching her with a strange expression.

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  • He was leaning on the table, watching her.

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  • She placed another clip and then glanced up to find Gerald watching her.

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  • At the porch she paused, watching the car coming up the drive.

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  • She glanced back to find him watching her.

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  • When she closed the door, he was still watching her.

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  • Felipa was standing at the sink, watching her.

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  • Watching Sam drool over him – especially during a job interview – left Carmen feeling uncertain about the girl.

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  • I showed them the pegs and I have been watching them.

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  • The two of them walked out the door, but Gerald stood still, watching after them.

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  • He was watching her, his expression clearly shocked.

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  • Felipa kept watching Alex, as if she expected him to make an announcement.

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  • Nothing she had gone through in the last month had been more painful than watching him struggle to regain composure now.

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  • Alex was watching her with an intensity that indicated deep emotion.

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  • She glanced up to find Alex watching her.

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  • Most of them were watching Senor Medena, but some were watching Alfonso.

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  • And yet … She lifted her face to find him standing over her, watching her with a concerned look on his face.

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  • She was watching him again.

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  • The girl glanced up and found him watching her again.

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  • That was her first thought on the airplane when she noticed the man watching her.

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  • He wouldn't dare look up while she was watching him.

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  • But why was he watching her?

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  • Megan glanced up to find the young man watching her again.

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  • The man was watching her and returned her smile, moving toward her.

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  • She didn't immediately notice the tall man watching her from the gas station.

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  • Clara was watching her intently.

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  • He must be getting bored with watching her.

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  • Unwilling to go on, she stopped and hugged herself, watching Keaton plunge into the water.

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  • From now on he would probably do his watching from afar - if he didn't simply tell her father the deal was off.

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  • From the corner of her eye she noticed Keaton watching her.

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  • His boss was over two-thousand miles away and, while he wouldn't be too happy about Keaton spending the night with her, he would certainly approve of any hours spent watching over her.

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  • He was merely watching over her - or was he?

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  • Every time I turn around, there he is - watching over me, I guess.

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  • It's a habit of mine, you know - watching after you.

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  • Tell your chicken farmer I'm obliged to him for watching over you.

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  • He turned to pick up the scattered pieces of wood and caught her watching him.

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  • She chanced a glance at him and caught him watching her intently.

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  • He was watching her intently again.

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  • He took a sip of his coffee, watching her over the rim of the cup with an amused expression.

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  • He was watching her strangely.

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  • He was rubbing the back of his neck, watching her with concern.

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  • Clara was watching her strangely.

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  • She glanced up to find Justin watching her intently.

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  • He was watching her in that strange way again.

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  • Why was he watching her so intently?

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  • It's been my experience that watching people get killed in front of you tends to leave you more traumatized than functional, and I need you functional.

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  • She was silent, watching.

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  • She was watching the latest of his two TV shows, the one where he was a cook.

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  • Because apparently, to humans, explosions were more interesting than the fact they were watching him – a creature that hunted humans – cook their food.

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  • They've been watching you.

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  • She wasn't going to be late on her first day, not because she cared what the client wanted, but because Jonny claimed to be watching every move she made.

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  • He drew closer once more, pausing on the opposite side of the counter, watching her in a way that left her feeling as if she was standing naked in his living room, armed with a gun.

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  • Xander trailed, watching her perfect, heart-shaped ass.

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  • Gerry joined her, watching the four below.

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  • He was watching her closely, and she willed her body not to respond to him as it had earlier.

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  • She exchanged a look with Gerry before her eyes went past him to the group of three women watching nearby.

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  • With a ton of people watching.

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  • Gerry asked, watching her.

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  • Was he watching her to make sure she did what he wanted?

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  • Never mind, she said to herself, watching the woman melt in front of Xander.

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  • Unable to help her curiosity, she stepped onto the porch and leaned against the railing, watching the three men swap in and out to spar.

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  • He watched closely, appearing amused and cautious, like a husband watching his wife learn to box.

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  • Xander asked, watching Jessi hurry to claim the small black creature from Darian.

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  • Damian, however, was watching Xander with familiar caution.

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  • Darian was watching her hard while Damian held Xander's gaze.

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  • She definitely couldn't eat after watching Xander tear apart human-like bodies as if they were paper.

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  • Jessi went to the couch, expecting to see her cousin lying there watching TV, as she did at home.

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  • She was watching him, fear and uncertainty on her features.

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  • No part of him wanted to stand on the sidelines, watching her struggle.

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  • After another period of preaching in Italy and watching over the development of the order, Francis once again set out for the East (1219).

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  • In some species of Copris it is stated that the female lays only two or three eggs at a time, watching the offspring grow to maturity, and then rearing another brood.

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  • When Felix was recalled by Nero in 60 the nation was divided against itself, the Gentiles within its gates were watching for their opportunity, and the chief priests robbed the lower priests with a high hand.

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  • There he spent eleven months in uneasy retirement, watching with close interest the course of events in France.

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  • Drawing, at last, two pistols from under his coat, he declared that he would not fall alive into the hands of the police who were watching his movements.

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  • Some species of Dolomedes, indeed, habitually construct a raft by spinning dead leaves together and float over the water upon it watching for an opportunity to dash upon any insect that alights upon its surface.

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  • The duty of watching over one another for good was insisted on by the early Friends, and has been embodied in a system of discipline.

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  • He was watching the disembarkation of some troops when a shot was fired which narrowly missed him, and killed General Bitencourt, the minister of war.

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  • His adversary had perforce to disperse the defending troops, so that on the morning when the land campaign started two of the Turkish divisions (3rd and lath) were watching the outer coast on the Asiatic side, two (5th and 7th) were near Bulair to provide against a landing at the neck of the Peninsula, while the remaining two (9th and 19th) under Essad Pasha guarded the places where, in the event, the Allied army made its appearance.

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  • The Ottoman commander had organized his forces as a southern group watching Helles and a northern group watching Anzac, with the already mentioned two divisions at the Bulair end of the peninsula.

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  • As Turkish detachments watching this strip of coastline were known to number only about 2,000 men - the Ottoman authorities never contemplating a hostile landing in force in the locality - the design was to put most of the attacking troops ashore during the night of the 6th-7th as a surprise, and that they should then push on at once and master a range of hills 4 or 5 m.

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  • But the powers of the Grand Alliance had been watching the growth of Liberalism in France with increasing anxiety.

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  • By carefully watching the flow from the discharge cock of the cistern the change from the first liquor to the next is easily detected, and the discharge is diverted from the canal for the first liquor to the canal for the second liquor, and, when required, to the canals for the third and fourth liquors.

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  • Thus for instance when any feudal institution (be it Gothic, Norman, or Anglo-Saxon) eludes our deciphering faculty from the imperfect records of its use and operation, then we endeavour conjecturally to amend our knowledge by watching the circumstances in which that institution arose."

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  • Teiresias' grave was at the Tilphusian spring; but there was a cenotaph of him at Thebes, and also in later times his "observatory," or place for watching for omens from birds, was pointed out (Pausanias ix 16; Sophocles, Antigone, 999).

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  • The Copenhagen post gave him, as well as some other diplomats, an exceptional opportunity of watching the principal moving powers of European politics from a point of vantage, as the matrimonial alliances of the Danish royal family occasionally brought together in a friendly family circle the widow of Alexander III, Nicholas II and the Prince of Wales who was to become King Edward VII.

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  • It is impossible, whilst watching the rolling, seething volume of flood-water which swirls westwards in April, to imagine the waste stretches of dry river-bed which in a few months' time (when every available drop of water is carried off for irrigation) will represent the Hari Rud.

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  • But the waves on the surface of a liquid, which are not of the sound kind, are both longitudinal and transverse, the compound nature being easily seen in watching the motion of a floating particle.

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  • Then the advocates of passivity regained the upper hand and kept the squadron in harbour, and henceforward for many months the Japanese navy lay unchallenged off Port Arthur, engaging in minor operations, covering the transport of troops to the mainland, and watching for the moment when the advance of the army should force the Russian fleet to come out.

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  • Quantities can be learned from experience, and from watching individual cases; frequency varies within very wide limits, from reptiles which at most may feed once a week and fast for long periods, to the smaller insectivorous birds which require to be fed every two or three hours, and which in the winter dark of northern latitudes must be lighted up once or twice in the night to have the opportunity of feeding.

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  • The seneschal of the court, a coward who has been watching for such an opportunity, cuts off the dragon's head, and, presenting it to the king, claims the reward, much to the dismay of Iseult and her mother.

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  • He studied medicine at Göttingen, 1 7771 7 80, attending at the same time Kaestner's mathematical course; and in 1779, while watching by the sick-bed of a fellow-student, he devised a method of calculating cometary orbits which made an epoch in the treatment of the subject, and is still extensively used.

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  • It is curious that while in England the burgage-tenure was deemed a species of socage, to distinguish it from the military holdings, in Scotland it was strictly a military holding, by the service of watching and warding for the defence of the burgh.

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  • The people watching from their flat housetops all the country round saw with joy the flame on the sacred hill, and hailed it with a thank-offering of drops of blood drawn from their ears.

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  • During the early part of this year the naval forces in the West Indies were mainly employed in watching one another.

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  • During the rest of the year, and part of the next, the British and French naval forces in North American waters remained at their respective headquarters, New York and Newport, watching one another.

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  • In the Russo-Japanese War in 1904-5 the greatest incentive to deeds of patriotic valour was for Japanese soldiers the belief that the spirits of their ancestors were watching them; and in China it is not the man himself that is ennobled for his philanthropic virtues or learning, but his ancestor.

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  • At election times they also direct and superintend the work of bringing up voters to the polls and of watching the taking and counting of the votes; but in this work they are often aided or superseded by specially appointed temporary bodies called campaign committees, These party committees are permanent, and though the membership is renewed every year, the same men usually continue to serve.

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  • As a result of the great care now used in watching over them there has been a small but steady increase in their numbers.

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  • The English dye for seals is to-day undoubtedly the best; its constituents are more or less of a trade secret, but the principal ingredients comprise gall nuts, copper dust, camphor and antimony, and it would appear after years of careful watching that the atmosphere and particularly the water of London are partly responsible for good and lasting results.

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  • Thus, under Maximilian of Bavaria and Christian of Anhalt respectively the two great parties were gaining a better idea of their own needs and of each others aims and were watching vigilantly the position in the duchies of Cleves, Julich and Berg, where a dispute over the succession was impending.

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  • For nearly three years Austria had been watching with bitterness and depression the course of the crisis in Hungary.

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  • Peter and Michael were doubtless watching the turn of things in Sicily; but the tale of a long-hidden conspiracy between them and the whole Sicilian people has been set aside by Amari.

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  • Meanwhile Peter of Aragon was watching and pre the citizens of the great cities, a king would be acceptable; Peter was chosen with little opposition in a parliament at Palermo, and a struggle of twenty-one years began, of which Charles and Peter saw only the first stage.

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  • It was an anxious undertaking, because the native states of India were all watching the issue and waiting for any serious reverse to the English to join against them.

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  • The burgrave was the king's representative; he was charged with the administration of the royal estates in a given district, and in general with watching the royal interests therein.

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  • From them the young earl Douglas and duc de Touraine, the most powerful man in Scotland, stood apart, sullenly watching an unprecedented state of anarchy.

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  • In spite of all precautions a certain quantity of impurities is always formed, but this should be kept down as much as possible by strictly watching the temperature in the vats and by taking care that the black-ash in the wet state is never exposed to the air.

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  • Americans supposed that Great Britain wished to exchange Mexican bonds for California; France also was thought to be watching for an opening for gratifying supposed ambitions; and all parties saw that even without overt act by the United States the progress of American settlement seemed likely to gain them the province, whose connexion with Mexico had long been a notoriously loose one.

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  • The Bosnians had crossed by nine o'clock, surprising and driving back the small detachment watching the bridge.

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  • Before a wave of progress has reached our shores we have had the opportunity of watching it as spectators, and of considering how we shall receive it.

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  • The British confined their operations to other parts of the continent, and Washington, alive as ever to the importance of keeping up connexion with New England, devoted himself to watching the British in and about New York City.

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  • In 1833 an act was passed for paving, watching, cleansing and improving the streets; as well as for the regulation of police, and the establishment of a market.

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  • In watching the troops of patients who go to the wells we notice that most of them do more early rising, take more regular exercise, and drink more water in the course of a month at the well than they would do in the rest of the year at home.

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  • He regarded the Deity as the guide and upholder of the world, watching over it from the outside, not as the immanent soul within it, for according to him the world was as soulless as a plant.

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  • There were at one time a small number of commercial agents whose business consisted in watching and reporting on the commerce, industries and products of special districts, and in answering inquiries on commercial subjects.

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  • These include the Lighting and Watching Act, the Baths and Washhouses Acts, the Burial Acts, the Public Lighting Improvement Act and the Public Libraries Acts.

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  • The Watching Lighting and Watching Act was formerly adopted for a Watchin or part of a parish, by the inhabitants in vestry, who elected lighting inspectors, of whom one-third went out of office in every year.

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  • The inspectors took the necessary steps for having the parish lighted (the provisions as to watching having been obsolete for many years), and the expenses of lighting were raised by the overseers upon an order issued to them by the inspectors.

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  • The Baths and Washhouses Acts have already been Baths and referred to in dealing with district councils, and it is Wash- sufficient to say that they are now adopted and ad- houses ministered in a rural parish in the manner pointed out A`"' with reference to the Lighting and Watching Act.

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  • Finally, the hospodars were to be amenable to representations made to them by the Russian envoy at Constantinople, to whom was entrusted the task of watching over the Walachian and Moldavian liberties.

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  • Eight years later, however, watching their opportunity when many buccaneers were absent in the larger island, the Spaniards attacked Tortuga, and massacred every settler they could seize.

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  • By judiciously watching all stages of the process, by observing the draught, the strength of the acid produced, the temperature, and especially by frequent analyses of the gases, the yield of acid has been brought up to 98% of the theoretical maximum, with a loss of nitre sometimes as low as two parts to loo of sulphur burned.

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  • The font was viewed as the womb of the virgin mother church, who was in some congregations, for example, in the early churches of Gaul, no abstraction, but a divine aeon watching over and sympathizing with the children of her womb, the recipient even of hymns of praise and humble supplications.

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  • All Europe, whether Liberal or reactionary, was watching the constitutional struggle with strained attention; the principles of monarchy and of constitutional liberty were alike at stake.

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  • Few men, if any, have ever acquired a settled mental habit of surveying human affairs broadly, of watching the play of passion, interest, circumstance, in all its comprehensiveness, and of applying the instruments of general conceptions and wide principles to its interpretation with respectable constancy, unless they have at some early period of their manhood resolved the greater problems of society in independence and isolation.

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  • They were also required to watch over the souls of the flock and report to the bishop the cases of those who had sinned or were in need of spiritual help. "You deacons," says the Apostolical Constitutions (4th century), "ought to keep watch over all who need watching or are in distress, and let the bishop know."

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  • The importance of their heliacal risings, or first visible appearances at dawn, for the purposes both of practical life and of ritual observance, caused them to be systematically noted; the length of the year was accurately fixed in connexion with the annually recurring Nile-flood; while the curiously precise orientation of the Pyramids affords a lasting demonstration of the high degree of technical skill in watching the heavens attained in the third millennium B.C. The constellational system in vogue among the Egyptians appears to have been essentially of native origin; but they contributed little or nothing to the genuine progress of astronomy.

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  • The Thracian spearmen, who were watching him from the door, began to gibe at his cowardice.

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  • They claimed to be able to foretell the future by watching the clouds, or by means of divining-rods made of yew.

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  • Thus Rome allowed the wolves to mingle with the dogs in watching over the flock, just at a time when the civil wars of the 4th century had denuded the Rhenish frontier of troops, whose numbers had already been diminished by Constantine.

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  • He failed, however, to realize his ambition of shutting in the Capet king and isolating him from the rest of Europe by crafty alliances, notably that with the emperor Frederick Barbarossawhile watching an opportunity to supplant him upon the French throne.

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  • In 1581, while watching a lamp set swinging in the cathedral of Pisa, he observed that, whatever the range of its oscillations, they were invariably executed in equal times.

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  • The failure of the scheme made a contest with France inevitable, at least unless the Germans were willing to forgo the purpose of completing the work of German unity, and during the next four years the two nations were each preparing for the struggle, and each watching to take the other at a disadvantage.

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  • With her sister Nephthys, Isis is frequently represented as watching the body of Osiris or mourning his death.

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  • Still, watching Carmen with Destiny had made him aware that she still didn't have the one thing she had wanted.

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  • Watching him move was always a pleasure.

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  • Destiny was watching them intently and Carmen touched her arm.

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  • The next morning she woke and lay quietly watching him.

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  • Destiny was watching her as though she were a favorite TV show.

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  • Señor Medena was watching Alex, but from the corner of her eye Carmen could see Alex was looking out the window.

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