Thesaurus / watching over

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From the earwig's habit of watching over her young I am inclined to believe that this insect possesses true mother-love.

She had said the one thing she should not have said just then: "I'm sure your mother's watching over you, Georgie."

Little Frank was sound asleep, and one of the maids was watching over him.

Frank Merriwell's SonBurt L. Standish

I shall be watching over thee still, though I am in the old hole of the rock.

Sweet MaceGeorge Manville Fenn

At thirteen, after the death of her mother, she seemed to see her, and to hear her say that she was watching over her child.

She was watching over us, dear—she is watching over us still.

PossessedCleveland Moffett

The next moment he perceived that Providence had been watching over him.

The Price of LoveArnold Bennett

The hacendero would not resign to any other the duty of watching over the common safety.

The Bee HuntersGustave Aimard

Yes; the great work was to be carried on—watching over and ruling His world and His church.

In a fable of Abstemius, a shepherd's dog eats one of the sheep every day, instead of watching over the flock.

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