dream away

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vt sep timeverträumen; one’s lifemit Träumen verbringen
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Heaven grant that she may dream away the recollection of the Boston massacre
I agreed with George, and suggested that we should seek out some retired and old-world spot, far from the madding crowd, and dream away a sunny week among its drowsy lanes - some half-forgotten nook, hidden away by the fairies, out of reach of the noisy world - some quaint-perched eyrie on the cliffs of Time, from whence the surging waves of the nineteenth century would sound far-off and faint.
She closed the piano and went up to her room, to dream away the hours luxuriously in visions of her married future.
To hear you talk," said Irais, "no one would ever imagine that you dream away your days in a garden with a book, and that you never in your life seized anything by the scruff of its neck.
You have got your hat on-- suppose we go and dream away the afternoon in the grounds?
On reflection I think he took that smile and dream away from me with his actions and breaking the trust.
You should try to conserve your energy, have a lay down, and dream away the hours.
For someone to just come and rip our dream away this way, it's sad.
That's why Raonic, with all his power and ability to hustle his way to the net and make volleys, was never in danger of ripping Murray's dream away.
Christmas Feelings CHRISTMAS Eve and it's starting to snow, As we reminisce by the fire's warm glow Thinking of the emptied chairs of those we still miss Whilst under the mistletoe we steal a kiss, Our restless children upstairs dream away Of reindeer, jingles and Santa's sleigh, Christmas fayre on the table awaiting tummies to fill As tree lights twinkle on the window sill, It's Christmas day and downstairs we all tumble Excitedly opening parcels whilst with the paper we fumble Turkey and pudding eaten heartily are now cleared away Crackers pulled, chocolates opened, what a great day.
Dream away on a cloud of reverb with Sade Sanchez, Irita Pai, & Elle English.
You don't get many chances at World Cups and a quite controversial refereeing decision - which, at the moment, is quite regularly given as a yellow card - took our dream away from us.