1 Work by australis290 in Harry Potter - J. K. Rowling
The normal clock had come under much scrutiny over the years, however. Many had stood in front of it warily, knocking here, tapping there. Jumping back as far as they could once each blow landed, then sheepishly smiling as nothing happened before starting the process over. All of this was done in an effort to ascertain the nature of the timepiece, which was widely thought to be the most mysterious piece in the building in which it resided.