Jurgis was naturally glad to accept, and so the night watchman said a few words to the boss, and he was excused for the rest of the day.
And then finally, when election day came, the packing houses posted a notice that men who desired to vote might remain away until nine that morning, and the same night watchman took Jurgis and the rest of his flock into the back room of a saloon, and showed each of them where and how to mark a ballot, and then gave each two dollars, and took them to the polling place, where there was a policeman on duty especially to see that they got through all right.
Judging by my rate of development, I might hope before I died to be a night watchman
for sixty dollars a month, or a policeman actually receiving a hundred dollars with pickings.
While he trotted back with the message he was to deliver to the night watchman
in his box at the door of Tellson's Bank, by Temple Bar, who was to deliver it to greater authorities within, the shadows of the night took such shapes to him as arose out of the message, and took such shapes to the mare as arose out of HER private topics of uneasiness.
In Main Street no one was abroad but Hop Higgins the night watchman
and in the whole town no one was awake but the watchman and young George Willard, who sat in the office of the Winesburg Eagle trying to write a story.
A single pane of glass cut off one corner of the room, in an iron framework let into the rock walls and the wooden roof above; there was now no possibility of reopening the case without elaborate labor, except by breaking the glass, which would probably arouse the night watchman
who was always within a few feet of it, even if he had fallen asleep.
He was an old man, then, and broken, and his wife took sick, and he got a job as night watchman
for forty dollars a month.
I had lain tossing about, and had heard the clock strike only twice, when the night watchman
came to me, sent up from the ward, to say that Renfield had escaped.
A night watchman
named Fawcett states that between one and two o'clock he heard a slight noise in the neighborhood of the lower strong-room, used as a repository for the plate and other possessions of various customers of the bank.
His father, Josephus Gluck, was a special policeman and night watchman
, who, in the year 1900, died suddenly of pneumonia.
This promise is most forcefully realized in the figure of the night watchman
Brian (Peter Wright), the one character who seems to have found a strange peace with his job--in part because he's actively trying to elude the coordinates of time and space.
Staff members speak fluent English, and the campground employs a night watchman