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falling asleep Quotes

16 of the best book quotes about falling asleep
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“He felt very content. Just as he was dropping off to sleep his eyes snapped open. He had thought he heard a little noise... but no. All was quiet. His eyes closed again. In the morning there was no doubt about it. The noise actually woke him.”
Lynne Reid Banks
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The Indian in the Cupboard
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“Baby Llama goes to sleep.”
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“In the great forest a little elephant is born. His name is Babar. His mother loves him very much. She rocks him to sleep with her trunk while singing softly to him.”
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“Marc wanted to stay awake. Really, he did. But he couldn’t. He just couldn’t stay awake.”
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″ ‘Listen Frog,’ said Toad. ‘How long have I been asleep?’ ‘You have been asleep since November,’ said Frog. ‘Well then,’ said Frog. ‘A little more sleep will not hurt me.’ ”
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″‘Po Po,’ Paotze shouted. There was still no answer. The children climbed to the branches just above the wolf and saw that he was truly dead. Then they climbed down, went into the house, closed the door, locked the door with the latch and fell peacefully asleep.”
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“Finally he decides that he’ll give the little boy his yellow car. Tomorrow he’ll be nice to the little boy. Then Alfie falls asleep without paying any more attention to the monster.”
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“The reason of his falling into such a delightful sleep is very simple; and yet hardly any one has found it out. It was merely that the fairies took him.”
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“He was just falling asleep when all the birds started to sing and the sun peeped in at the window. ‘TWEET, TWEET!’ went the birds. SHINE SHINE went the sun.”
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“But both children were too excited to sit quietly, so Peter took out a picture puzzle. As they fit the pieces together, their excitement slowly turned to relief, and then exhaustion. With the puzzle half done Peter and Judy fell sound asleep on the sofa.”
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″‘Peace at last,’ he said to himself.”
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“And the little swallow began to think, and then he fell asleep. Thinking always made him sleepy.”
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“It was dark when I heard it. I’d been asleep: God knows how. I guess it was my mind’s way of denying reality. Anyway, I woke up suddenly and there was this awful noise; a sort of moaning, and a shuffling sound outside the bunker. I lay rigid, biting my lip, something was moving about out there, something big.”
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The boy stays each night until the wolf is asleep and returns before he wakes. One day Africa does something “strange that calms the wolf and makes him feel more at ease. The boy closes an eye.”
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“What it was like to shut one’s eyes, lose consciousness, plunge into emptiness for a few hours and then wake up and find oneself the same as before, linked with the threads of one’s life again, Agilulf could not know...”
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“By the time they reached home Deborah was half-asleep, and Mummy had bundled her into bed before she had time to really wake up again and remember about Teddy Robinson still being in the garden.”

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