go to sleep


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Because I couldn't go to sleep either and my head ached.
I wish I could go to sleep before you leave me," he said rather shyly.
First he will look over all his seals, and count them; then, when he has seen them and tallied them on his five fingers, he will go to sleep among them, as a shepherd among his sheep.
But I did not fear to go to sleep again, although the boughs or bats or something flapped almost angrily against the window panes.
So I went back to bed again, but determined not to go to sleep.
You go to sleep, but I can't," said the first voice, coming nearer to the window.
We go down Lake Bennett, snow, ice, wind like a gale, but woman is very tired and go to sleep.
The lieutenant's entrance produced a burst of laughter in the great drawing-room; but he did not appear to notice that he was the object of general attention, but began to arrange, with so much cleverness, nicety and gayety, his straw bed, that the mouths of all these poor creatures, who could not go to sleep, began to water.
Billina had quietly walked around and picked up the crumbs of cake which had been scattered, and now, as it was long after bed-time, she tried to find some dark place in which to go to sleep.
If you are with the quality, or at a funeral, or trying to go to sleep when you ain't sleepy -- if you are anywheres where it won't do for you to scratch, why you will itch all over in upwards of a thousand places.
My only other remembrances of the great festival are, That they wouldn't let me go to sleep, but whenever they saw me dropping off, woke me up and told me to enjoy myself.
I wish I could go to sleep and never wake up until it is over.
I tried to go to sleep, but the jolting made me bite my tongue, and I soon began to ache all over.
Why, perhaps the Prince and Princess may go to live in a country where there is a deep river, and perhaps they may have one only son, a little fair-haired boy with violet eyes like the Prince himself; and perhaps some day he may go out to walk with his nurse; and perhaps the nurse may go to sleep under a great elder-tree; and perhaps the little boy may fall into the deep river and be drowned.
We will go to sleep now," they said, "and when we wake up the kettle will be boiled"; and they lay down on the grass, and shut their eyes.