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1  The cool water refreshed him after his long sleep.
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2  He was determined not to sleep another night at Selby Royal.
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3  There were opiates for remorse, drugs that could lull the moral sense to sleep.
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4  Dorian was sleeping quite peacefully, lying on his right side, with one hand underneath his cheek.
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5  The cornelian appeased anger, and the hyacinth provoked sleep, and the amethyst drove away the fumes of wine.
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6  He must be sure, also, to write to her by every mail, and to say his prayers each night before he went to sleep.
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7  His valet had crept several times on tiptoe into the room to see if he was stirring, and had wondered what made his young master sleep so late.
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8  There was a gem in the brain of the dragon, Philostratus told us, and "by the exhibition of golden letters and a scarlet robe" the monster could be thrown into a magical sleep and slain.
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9  Outside, there is the stirring of birds among the leaves, or the sound of men going forth to their work, or the sigh and sob of the wind coming down from the hills and wandering round the silent house, as though it feared to wake the sleepers and yet must needs call forth sleep from her purple cave.
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