Usage examples for drowsy

  1. The day was already far spent, and presently the company broke up with many hiccupy bows of the Sheriff and little notice of the drowsy Bishop. – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  2. Very soon Eric became drowsy against his will. – The Little House in the Fairy Wood by Ethel Cook Eliot
  3. I sat before the fire in a very drowsy state, from which I was presently aroused by the conversation of the host. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  4. Silence, except for the drowsy hum of the bees and the songs of the birds. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  5. " There's dangers ashore, Lucy Ann," said the grandfather, solemnly; but there was no answer, and they sat there in silence until the old man grew drowsy again. – Strangers and Wayfarers by Sarah Orne Jewett
  6. In a little while he began to feel drowsy. – Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad by Various
  7. Then she became drowsy, as old age does when it has talked enough; so, as Aunt M'riar had plenty to see to, she took her leave, Dolly remaining in charge as per contract. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  8. Then he felt drowsy from the heat and the early ride, so he pulled his hat over his eyes, and settled himself for a nap. – Stories to Tell to Children by Sara Cone Bryant
  9. Five o'clock the next morning saw them eating a hasty breakfast, served by a drowsy- eyed girl. – Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer by Jessie Graham Flower
  10. He could not get up without his legs- he laughed weakly at the thought; then, drowsy, indifferent, decided that they had been shot away, but could not remember when; and it bothered him a good deal. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  11. The convalescent lay at full length, upon his back, looking up with drowsy eyes into the cool, dark canopy, high above. – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  12. It makes one drowsy just to think of it! – Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock
  13. He raised his right hand, but the pistol had evidently dropped from it when he, overcome by fatigue, and drowsy after his enormous meal, had fallen asleep. – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  14. " Now when you feel drowsy, go to sleep," added the doctor. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  15. Givens would linger, though, when he came on his daily visit, to tell me the gossip of the village, of which the half wild, half drowsy life suited him well. – Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman by Willie Walker Caldwell
  16. He found her reading a newspaper in the kitchen, with Caliban curled up in drowsy content beside the stove. – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  17. Stephen, hoping that she might come on deck again soon, and resume their talk where it had broken off in the morning, paced up and down until he felt drowsy, not having slept in the train the night before. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  18. Having taken these precautions, she closed her eyes, and hoped that she could for a while forget her troubles in sleep; but she had been so much excited and agitated that her nerves were all quivering, and it was long before she even grew drowsy. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier