SLEEP


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But Elizabeth Willard was not to return to her bed and to sleep.
I considered the matter a moment, and then up stairs we went, and I was ushered into a small room, cold as a clam, and furnished, sure enough, with a prodigious bed, almost big enough indeed for any four harpooneers to sleep abreast.
And a hermit's got to sleep on the hardest place he can find, and put sackcloth and ashes on his head, and stand out in the rain, and --"
You must go back and get your sleep out," she said.
Evidently this had been too much for poor Rosalind, and it was not unlikely that she had cried herself to sleep.
But the maid did not want money, and asked that she should sleep again by the Prince's door.
THE little rabbits smiled sweetly in their sleep under the shower of grass; they did not awake because the lettuces had been so soporific.
Senor," replied Sancho, "I'm no monk to get up out of the middle of my sleep and scourge myself, nor does it seem to me that one can pass from one extreme of the pain of whipping to the other of music.
He must then go home and rest, sleep much and eat much, that he may be recruited of what he has so given to his love.
How long we slept I do not know; but our sleep must have lasted long, for it rested us completely from our fatigues.
As they went on together the loud private called out after them: "Put 'im t' sleep in my blanket, Simpson.
The spring murmured drowsily beside him; the branches waved dreamily across the blue sky overhead; and a deep sleep, perchance hiding dreams within its depths, fell upon David Swan.