With at least fifty of their number flying through the black jungle, and without the slightest knowledge of when their uncanny foemen might resume the cold-blooded slaughter they had commenced, it was a desperate band of cut-throats that waited sleeplessly
for the dawn.
"Like a good landlord I am watching sleeplessly
over my people.
So, 2017 has been treating me very much sleeplessly
He tirelessly (and often sleeplessly
) focuses and encourages the parties to help them achieve a practical solution that is beneficial for all involved.
Why would someone allegedly indifferent to the bloody consequences of war work sleeplessly
to secure peace?
Schools were working sleeplessly
to increase every type of medical training and doctors were much better distributed throughout the island.
Stephen Greenblatt notes that "after watching a scene [in The Life of King Henry the Fifth] in which anxious, frightened troops sleeplessly
await the dawn, it is difficult to be fully persuaded by Hals climactic vision of the 'slave' and 'peasant' sleeping comfortably, little knowing 'What watch the King keeps to maintain the peace.'" (18) It is difficult to be even partly persuaded by Henry's vision of a commoner's "comfortable" lot, for the king never pities the misery that makes this man sleep insensibly.
There the multiple circuits performed by numerous beasts kept turning millstones of varying circumference, and not merely by day but throughout the night they would sleeplessly
produce flour with the non-stop rotation of the machines ...
They toss and turn, or sleeplessly
sit on a makeshift cot by a flickering campfire, as fragmented narratives unfold via voice-overs or subtitles whose repetitious structures reiterate the sense of involution.
Kelman frequently alludes to the 'technical things', the 'different kinds of writing', and the 'tricks you can do with prose' that are squirreled away in his creative armoury, (39) and Mary McGlynn discusses Joyce's 'eschewal of a privileged position of authority for himself, his own voice, a turning loose of his book to his characters', (40) To say this as she does of Ulysses, with its sleeplessly
ironic and devastatingly omniscient deployment of its protagonists, is misleading enough.
In the same letter he recounted sleeplessly
They'd had ramps built, floors leveled, railings installed, and Michelle waited sleeplessly
for his rage and sorrow to descend like a reckoning.