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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neither conscious of the shadow of death when it hung over him, nor of the glow of renewed life when that shadow was withdrawn.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.
After straining against the cord for a time, Jerry surrendered and slept.
Then they gave her food and drink, and led her to a beautifully made bed of silk and samite, on which she lay down and slept soundly.
Then they both went to his room, but he slept so soundly that she could not wake him.
Hearing a splatter of musketry from the distance, he wondered indifferently if those men sometimes slept.