No matter whether I be at work, or about to retire to rest, or just awaking
from sleep, it enables me to know that you are thinking of me, and remembering me--that you are both well and happy.
Accordingly, D'Artagnan, on awaking
, found his breakfast waiting for him.
We will enter very softly and stand still in the open doorway, without awaking
the glossy- brown setter who is stretched across the hearth, with her two puppies beside her; or the pug, who is dozing, with his black muzzle aloft, like a sleepy president.
Her face was grave, its expression concentrated; she bent on me an unsmiling eye--an eye just returning from abstraction, just awaking
from dreams: well-arranged was her simple attire, smooth her dark hair, orderly her tranquil room; but what--with her thoughtful look, her serious self-reliance, her bent to meditation and haply inspiration--what had she to do with love?
From the excitement of these fearful thoughts I sank towards morning into an uneasy slumber; and on awaking
, with a start, in the midst of an appalling dream, looked up into the eager countenance of a number of the natives, who were bending over me.
, and stretching forth an arm, I found beside me a loaf and a pitcher with water.