With thunder and heavenly fireworks must one speak to indolent and somnolent
While shovelling coal my mind was somnolent
. While toiling in the laundry my mind, informed and eager to do and be, was crucified.
He saw, in a vision, the family pew, the somnolent
cushions, the Bibles, the psalm-books, Maria with her smelling-salts, his father sitting spectacled and critical; and at once he was struck with indignation, not unjustly.
Sweet Cecilia had yielded to the somnolent
influences of the supper and the night.
Now, Nell had still the piece of gold sewn in her dress; and when she came to consider the lateness of the hour, and the somnolent
habits of Mrs Jarley, and to imagine the state of consternation in which they would certainly throw that good lady by knocking her up in the middle of the night--and when she reflected, on the other hand, that if they remained where they were, and rose early in the morning, they might get back before she awoke, and could plead the violence of the storm by which they had been overtaken, as a good apology for their absence--she decided, after a great deal of hesitation, to remain.
And yet, in this somnolent
condition, my mind was able to pursue lazy trains of pleasant thought.
When they had passed the little town of Stourcastle, dumbly somnolent
under its thick brown thatch, they reached higher ground.
An empty glass stood on a table before him, which, with his somnolent
condition and a very strong smell of brandy and water, forewarned the visitor that Mr Squeers had been seeking, in creature comforts, a temporary forgetfulness of his unpleasant situation.
I sent below the second mate and his watch and remained in charge, walking the deck through the chill, somnolent
hours that precede the dawn.
It is a somnolent
town; and, as a rule, young men born there follow in their father's footsteps, working on the paternal farm or helping in the paternal store.
There he sat, gentle, and stolid, and somnolent
. He really looked stupid.
Mr Verloc directed a casual and somnolent
glance at Stevie, who sat on his right, delicate, pale-faced, his rosy mouth open vacantly.