Few people know it, but one must have all the virtues in order to sleep well.
And even if one have all the virtues, there is still one thing needful: to send the virtues themselves to sleep at the right time.
"There now," he said, "lie down an' git some sleep
"Sleep thou, Sancho," returned Don Quixote, "for thou wast born to sleep as I was born to watch; and during the time it now wants of dawn I will give a loose rein to my thoughts, and seek a vent for them in a little madrigal which, unknown to thee, I composed in my head last night."
"I should think," said Sancho, "that the thoughts that allow one to make verses cannot be of great consequence; let your worship string verses as much as you like and I'll sleep as much as I can;" and forthwith, taking the space of ground he required, he muffled himself up and fell into a sound sleep, undisturbed by bond, debt, or trouble of any sort.
"How soundly he sleeps
!" whispered the old gentleman.
He started up out of his sleep
and saw that the horses were no longer in their place, and that the men were gasping in their death-agony; on this he groaned aloud, and called upon his friend by name.
"Ah, not if you were like me, if sleep was to you a presage of horror!"
All this weakness comes to me in sleep, until I dread the very thought."
"No, gentlemen, you have had your sleep
, but I have not slept for two nights," replied the doctor, and he sat down morosely beside his wife, waiting for the game to end.
I came down here for peace and quiet and sleep
. Do you bow that I have hardly slept for two months?
He gave as his reason a desire to be close at hand should Sheeta return, and after this explanation the chief was very glad to permit him to sleep
beneath the tree.
She tenderly kissed me, She fondly caressed, And then I fell gently To sleep
on her breast -- Deeply to sleep
From the heaven of her breast.
Tom was just on the edge of a deep sleep
when he heard Ned murmur:
In the end, after an harangue upon the worthlessness of Lamai's father, she went back to sleep