ASLEEP


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ASLEEPAutomated Scanning Low Energy Electron Probe
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When his cigar was smoked out he went to bed, and in half a minute he was fast asleep.
The moment I turned the sharp corner of the passage, I saw my master coming toward me through the open drawing-room door, asleep and dreaming, with his keys in his hands.
The Queen was away at a dance that night at her cousin's; but the King was in bed fast asleep.
The Dormouse is asleep again,' said the Hatter, and he poured a little hot tea upon its nose.
They are not asleep yet,' muttered the witch to herself; and she walked up and down in the passage, and then came back to the door, and said:
For if it happened that an individual, even when asleep, had some very distinct idea, as, for example, if a geometer should discover some new demonstration, the circumstance of his being asleep would not militate against its truth; and as for the most ordinary error of our dreams, which consists in their representing to us various objects in the same way as our external senses, this is not prejudicial, since it leads us very properly to suspect the truth of the ideas of sense; for we are not infrequently deceived in the same manner when awake; as when persons in the jaundice see all objects yellow, or when the stars or bodies at a great distance appear to us much smaller than they are.
When I bent over her I could see that she was still asleep.
But, my lieutenant," said a soldier, less stoical than his chief, and who had approached Milady, "this woman is not asleep.
While he lay sound asleep in the shade, other people were wide awake, and passed to and fro, afoot, on horseback, and in all sorts of vehicles, along the sunny road by his bedchamber.
He was conscious of being still asleep, and of acting rather in obedience to some unseen and unknown command than in accordance with any reasonable plan, to be followed by results which he understood.
Now it is well known that when there are many of these flowers together their odor is so powerful that anyone who breathes it falls asleep, and if the sleeper is not carried away from the scent of the flowers, he sleeps on and on forever.
The gardener set his eldest son to watch; but about twelve o'clock he fell asleep, and in the morning another of the apples was missing.