When Edna awoke
it was with the conviction that she had slept long and soundly.
It seemed to her that she awoke
after sleeping some hours, and found Jeremiah not yet abed.
kicking the offended foot, and gazed at the cockroach that did not scuttle, but that walked dignifiedly away.
Whether he is better or worse off there where he awoke
after his death, whether he was disappointed or found there what he expected, we shall all soon learn.
At about eight o'clock I awoke
from sleep (you know, my beloved one, that I always like to sleep for a short hour after my work is done)--I awoke
, I say, and, lighting a candle, prepared my paper to write, and trimmed my pen.
"That may well be," said the young girl, "for it has many a time happened to me to dream that I was falling down from a tower and never coming to the ground, and when I awoke
from the dream to find myself as weak and shaken as if I had really fallen."
But when Cornelius awoke
next morning, a beam of the morning sun was playing about those iron bars; pigeons were hovering about with outspread wings, whilst others were lovingly cooing on the roof or near the still closed window.
But in vain did the two eldest mount guard in the church with their guns; as soon as the bird appeared high above their heads, sleep overpowered them, and they only awoke
to hear the windows crashing in.