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On that couplet I slept at last, and it was my text and watchword when I awoke in the morning.
Our steamboat came up directly this had left the wharf, and soon bore us to the mouth of the Niagara; where the stars and stripes of America flutter on one side and the Union Jack of England on the other: and so narrow is the space between them that the sentinels in either fort can often hear the watchword of the other country given.
This seemed to be some watchword or signal that all was right; for the light of a feeble candle gleamed on the wall at the remote end of the passage; and a man's face peeped out, from where a balustrade of the old kitchen staircase had been broken away.
One of the watchwords of vegetable gardening is rotation.
MANAMA: Unity and teamwork are the watchwords for a group of Bahraini business people in the running for February 15 election to the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry board.
Prof Jones added: My watchwords for the civil service will be excellence and delivery.
SURVIVE and thrive are watchwords for many businesses - especially during the current recession.
You would have guessed that a team managed by Zico must be a joy to watch, but organisation and solidarity are the watchwords for the Brazilian and this could end up being a dull encounter.
And the world will know that the message is coming from the city of two cathedrals, where the new watchwords are respect, tolerance and understanding.
In such circumstances, transparency and fairness must become the essential watchwords.
Tradition, imagination and innovation will be the watchwords of this administration," said Lifrieri, "and we will use that across the board to increase BOMA/NY's effectiveness--from representing our industry before elected officials and policy makers, to ratcheting up the take-away value of our seminars and workshops.
For those working on the front line in Britain's cities, the watchwords are 'communication, communication and more communication'.