Presently she joined him in the hall; a grandfather clock groaned three sepulchral strokes as she descended the wooden stairway.
The ticking of the grandfather clock in the hall drove him down the passage.
A grandfather clock stood in the corner between the fireplace and the first window, and gave out a steady deep tock.
grandfather clock number one continues to strike insistently.
"One—two," slowly struck the grandfather clock in the corner; and she felt something cool and heavy dropped over her neck.
Then as the grandfather clock chimed ten, Laura Lawson laid down her magazine and stood up.
The grandfather clock against the wall stood at nine twenty-four.
It was the signal for departure and invariably followed the stroke of a deep-mouthed, grandfather clock in the hall.
That grandfather clock on the staircase would have something to say.
Down the stairs she pattered while the grandfather clock in the hall boomed five of a bright July morning.