Don Quixote obeyed nature so far as to sleep his first sleep, but did not give way to the second, very different from Sancho, who never had any second, because with him sleep lasted from night till morning, wherein he showed what a sound constitution and few cares he had.
Josie said I looked as if I hadn’t slept a wink and she didn’t believe I was strong enough to stand the grind of the teacher’s course even if I did get through.
I only slept a few hours when I went to bed, and feeling that I could not sleep any more, got up.
She sleeps a great deal; throughout the journey she slept nearly all the time.
As we left the house in my fly, which was waiting, Van Helsing said:-- "To-night I can sleep in peace, and sleep I want--two nights of travel, much reading in the day between, and much anxiety on the day to follow, and a night to sit up, without to wink.
But I’ll feel easier in my mind and sleep sounder at nights if we get a born Canadian.’
He slept an extraordinarily long time and without dreaming.
And he slept beside me a light andsinless sleep.
K.“In thoughts from the vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake.
It would be interesting, at least, to get some scientific information concerning these cited effects of red light upon sleeping people.
Sleeplessness inflamed my eyes; I had not dared to sleep a single instant.
For example, Lady Glyde (I call the lady you represent by that name for argument's sake) declares she has slept at a certain house, and it is proved that she has not slept at that house.
“I thought you were going to sleep Frank,” she said gently, stretching flat on the bed.
Then, when the bird came home and had laid aside his burden, they sat down to table, and when they had finished their meal, they could sleep their fill till the following morning: and that was really a very delightful life.
My crude idea had been to get him into the house, let him sleep away the effects, and leave him under the impression that while Madame d'Artelle had been with him in the carriage, I had contrived to get her away.
The soldier will properly carry out his obligations of service, the coachman drive home, unharness, and look after the horses, even the locomotive engineer will complete his difficult task without a break—then, however, they fall and sleep their drunkenness off.
Seeing the intoxicated situation of the fisherman, he pitied his condition, and ordered him to be put into a chamber to sleep off his disorder; at the same time saying to himself, "This is a man after my own heart, and to-morrow evening I will enjoy myself with him."
whit But at my beginning, truste weel, well I will make invocation,With special devotion,Unto the god of Sleep anon,That dwelleth in a cave of stone, <3>Upon a stream that comes from Lete,That is a flood of hell unsweet,Beside a folk men call Cimmerie;There sleepeth ay this god unmerry,With his sleepy thousand sones,That alway for to sleep their won* is; wont, custom And to this god, that I of read, tell of*Pray I, that he will me speedMy sweven for to tell aright,If ev’ry dream stands in his might.
They just used to skedaddle off to work--I've seen hundreds of 'em, bit of breakfast in hand, running wild and shining to catch their little season-ticket train, for fear they'd get dismissed if they didn't; working at businesses they were afraid to take the trouble to understand; skedaddling back for fear they wouldn't be in time for dinner; keeping indoors after dinner for fear of the back streets, and sleeping with the wives they married, not because they wanted them, but because they had a bit of money that would make for safety in their one little miserable skedaddle through the world.
If only I could sleep the whole way back, avoid the agony of these brief time-lapsed resurrections.
O'er sins indulged while conscience slept, O'er vows and promises unkept, And reap from years of strife-- Nothing but leaves!
she went on, speaking to herself, “the table that comes in so handy for folding the washing, and on which, in the hunting season, I have slept six visitors!
"I hope that I sleep my uncertainties away, for to-morrow must hold nothing but sunshine and smiles."
He saw men working, and sleeping towns succeeding one another.
More than all do I rejoice that this, our first--and perhaps our most difficult and dangerous--step has been accomplished without the bringing thereinto our most sweet Madam Mina or troubling her waking or sleeping thoughts with sights and sounds and smells of horror which she might never forget.
I've slept under the stars myself once or twice, but not in November.
Here I got some straw, and coveringmyself with my own clothes, slept very sound.
“The world was not, was not, and in the womb of SilenceSlept the souls of men.
But when he came to Priam's beautiful palace, adorned with polished colonnades--and in it were fifty chambers of polished stone, builded hard by one another, wherein Priam's sons slept beside their wedded wives; and for his daughters over against them on the other side within the courtyard were twelve roofed chambers of polished stone builded hard by one another, wherein slept Priam's sons-in-law beside their chaste wives--then came there to meet him his bountiful mother, leading with her Laodike, fairest of her daughters to look on; and she clasped her hand in his, and spake, and called upon his name: "My son, why hast thou left violent battle to come hither.
Or elles, without more I pray,That this night, ere it be day,I may unto my dream return,And sleeping so forth ay sojournAboute the Isle of Pleasance,*Under my lady’s obeisance, subject to my lady*In her service, and in such wise,As it may please her to devise;And grace once to be accept’,Like as I dreamed when I slept,And dure a thousand year and tenIn her good will: Amen, amen!
In old age she takes up with gospellers (one stayed with her at New Place and drank a quart of sack the town council paid for but in which bed he slept it skills not to ask) and heard she had a soul.
But putting the question of his valour aside, let us come to his losing his wits, for certain it is that he did lose them in consequence of the proofs he discovered at the fountain, and the intelligence the shepherd gave him of Angelica having slept more than two siestas with Medoro, a little curly-headed Moor, and page to Agramante.
Sleeping sickness in the air.
A half-crown tip put the deputy's knowledge at my disposal, and I learned that Mr. Bloxam, who had slept off the remains of his beer on the previous night at Corcoran's, had left for his work at Poplar at five o'clock that morning.
The Khalifa slept in rear of the centre of his host, surrounded by his generals.
Lordings, the time wasteth night and day, And steals from us, what privily sleeping, And what through negligence in our waking, As doth the stream, that turneth never again, Descending from the mountain to the plain.
Sancho was by this time plastered and had lain down, and though he strove to sleep the pain of his ribs would not let him, while Don Quixote with the pain of his had his eyes as wide open as a hare's.
I soon fell asleep, and all I can conjecture is, while I slept, thepage, thinking no danger could happen, went among the rocks to lookfor birds’ eggs, having before observed him from my windowsearching about, and picking up one or two in the clefts.
The minister, whoever he at any time may be, touches it as with an opium wand, and it sleeps obedience.
She is no reaper that sleeps out the noontide; at all times she is reaping and cutting down, as well the dry grass as the green; she never seems to chew, but bolts and swallows all that is put before her, for she has a canine appetite that is never satisfied; and though she has no belly, she shows she has a dropsy and is athirst to drink the lives of all that live, as one would drink a jug of cold water."
“You have slept seven or perhaps eight minutes,” said Evgenie Pavlovitch.
dear little blind girlsI will write you a letter I thank you for pretty desk I did write to mother in memphis on it mother and mildred came home wednesday mother brought me a pretty new dress and hat papa did go to huntsville he brought me apples and candy I and teacher will come to boston and see you nancy is my doll she does cry I do rock nancy to sleep mildred is sick doctor will give her medicine to make her well.
There sleep the mighty dead as in life they slept, warriors and princes of high renown.
I went to sleep a dead man.
Dust slept on dull coils of bronze and silver, lozenges of cinnabar, on rubies, leprous and winedark stones.
I shall not even feel the change, for last night Dr. Van Helsing slept in his chair a lot of the time.
Do you not observe that these athletes sleep away their lives, and are liable to most dangerous illnesses if they depart, in ever so slight a degree, from their customary regimen?
He ranged far and wide, and slept but little in the lair that had now become cheerless and miserable.
Then he mounted higher, and saw in the hall the whole court lying asleep, and above them, on their thrones, slept the king and the queen.
At night, the husband having regaled himself with his beloved bang, retired to sleep off his intoxication; but about midnight she strewed the provisions she had brought at the door, and awakening her partner, cried out, in pretended astonishment, "Dear husband, a most wonderful phenomenon has occurred; there has been a violent storm while you slept, and, strange to tell, it has rained pieces of broiled meat and fish, which now lie at the door!"