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Usage examples for sleeping

  1. They came to the farm, and the Lensmand stayed the night, sleeping in the little room. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. Would the time ever come when he should be used to sleeping in the open air? – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
  3. Him say all Indian man sleeping- so." – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  4. Verotchka's one little eye is sleeping, the other little eye is still open. – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  5. I have got something nice- and father is sleeping; he don't want you. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  6. He was sleeping quite firmly. – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  7. Can't you go on sleeping?" – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  8. Wondering what he could be doing there, as I understood he was sleeping on the ship, I called out that he was to come in. – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  9. He who lies sleeping or dead is Frank Aldersley. – The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins
  10. Not a creature was sleeping, not one single soul. – FreeChildrenStories.com Collection by Daniel Errico
  11. At least, he made the appearance of sleeping. – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  12. She looked round at Elsie, who lay sleeping, as of she might be listening. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  13. Carolyn May sat for a long time under the tree beside the sleeping dog and thought how different this life at The Corners was from that she had lived with her father and mother in the city home. – Carolyn of the Corners by Ruth Belmore Endicott
  14. His eyes were shut; he appeared to be sleeping. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  15. He watched the sleeping man for a moment and nodded his head. – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  16. Nor was this all: she would no more lead two lives, the waking and the sleeping. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  17. He went up to the bed and placed his hand on the sleeping head. – Other Things Being Equal by Emma Wolf
  18. He had not been sleeping. – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  19. The girl upon the sheepskin was no longer merely a charming picture: she was a woman sleeping in his tent after her labours in the camp. – Burning Sands by Arthur Weigall
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