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sleep

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a light fitful sleep

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sleep lightly or for a short period of time

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13) This connection between the word, the earth, and the "scarab-people" is fully activated in the plaza, where the church "bells bang / to welcome the rebels" who are "smuggling Mayan tongues [from Chiapas] to the microphone in the plaza / where the church drowses in dreams of Latin by rote.
constitution, if he drowses off During the longer speeches to dream Of
The self drowses in the self Beyond hope of a visitor.
The hamlet of Andersonville drowses nearby, and a dusty yellow memorial bravely commemorates Henry Wirz, hanged after the war for what happened there.
The guard, a negro eunuch, drowses on his feet, solid and unmoved.
Eames's daughter, who enters unannounced while Wilbur drowses in post-coital bliss.
Caxton's Book I, for example, relates Arthur's encounter with the Questing Beast as he drowses by a well after chasing a 'grete harte' (p.
I spent it in a house at Hancock Point, Maine, a secluded promontory of land that drowses under bright sunshine and watches the light burst and stray out over Frenchman's Bay.
The hunter Endymion, his ankles delicately crossed, drowses in a majestic crimson robe of an amplitude impractical for a hue and cry.
She prepares a meal and drowses while the water heats up before bathing, because 'Visits to the cemetery, doctor, and to relatives, to stay, always demanded a bath.