The town-hall clock was made to tick German time, which varied by an even hour from French time.
He took the brass-bound, ticking box from the bed, and must have adjusted the mechanism in a way Blake or Joe did not notice, for the "click-click" stopped at once, and the room seemed curiously still after it.
Calmly he seated himself at the instrument and ticked off the inspired words in the dots and dashes of the Morse alphabet.
"Male and female created He them," said Dunkerley, ticking his way down the page. "
Except for the time when the curate tripped over a loose shoelace and fell down the pulpit steps, I don't think I have ever had a more wonderful moment than when good old Bottle suddenly started ticking Tom off from the platform.
A china clock, the centerpiece of the mantel, ticked spang into the silence, enhancing it.
I'll tell you what they are," he went on bending forward in his lounge chair and looking from one to the other of the faces around him and beginning to tick off his points on the tips of his fingers.
It was a kind of reaction which frequently followed moments of intense activity and, realizing its significance, she yielded to it sulkily, her gaze on the face of the clock which was ticking off purposeless minutes with maddening precision.
She ticked the message off on her fingers. "
Driving here in the car today to award the kind prizes, I was reluctantly compelled to tick off my host on this very point.
Arkansas Age: 86 Most any day in St. Charles you can see an old Negro man coming down the street with a small sack made of bed ticking hanging shot-pouch fashion from his shoulder.
The telegraph operators all over the world send "Morse" when they tick off the dots and dashes of the alphabet, and happily I can prove that this is not an honor filched from another.
Someone had stored the hall full of coils of rope and sailcloth, but in the midst of it the same tall clock was ticking out its cycle, and the portraits of the Shelton family still hung against the white panels.
On the wall ticked an old-fashioned square wooden clock.
"Say no more, and I'll make it a quart," replied the red-faced man, ticking off the last case and turning up the new one, in which a doctor was already giving his evidence against a woman charged with the wilful murder of her newly-born male child.