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He had slept only a few moments when a brown carriage, drawn by a handsome pair of horses, bowled easily along, and was brought to a standstill nearly in front of David's resting-place.
As for David Swan, he still slept quietly, neither conscious of the shadow of death when it hung over him, nor of the glow of renewed life when that shadow was withdrawn.
Lucy slept well into the day, and when she woke she was fairly well and strong, though not nearly so much so as the day before.
At dawn he stopped to feed, and then he slept for several hours, taking up the pursuit again toward noon.
And such indeed was the purpose of his attitude--which meant that the white stranger within his village still slept peacefully.
So saying, he turned and led the way toward the hut, in the shadow of which the unconscious Tarzan slept peacefully.
Then they both went to his room, but he slept so soundly that she could not wake him.
The bride, however, gave him a sleeping-draught, and he slept so soundly that he heard nothing.
During weekend recovery sleep in the third group, study participants slept an hour longer on average than they usually would.
This rose to 9.4 in people who slept six or fewer hours a night.
They found that those who had less than seven hours of sleep were 7.5 times more likely to become fat compared with those who slept well.
Those who slept fewer hours showed evidence of faster ventricle enlargement--a marker for cognitive decline and the development of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, as well as a decline in cognitive performance.