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wide awake Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about wide awake
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“You had to be wide awake all the time. Make sure a warder never saw you on your own, only as one of a crowd. He might be looking for somebody to do a job, or he might just want to take his spite out on you.”
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
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Ivan Denisovich Shukhov
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labor camps
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blending in with the crowd
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“Do you lie awake at night to come up with all you witty replies for the following day?”
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“The Man went to sleep in front of the fire ever so happy; but the Woman sat up, combing her hair. She took the bone of the shoulder of mutton - the big fat blade bone - and she looked at the wonderful marks on it, and she threw more wood on the fire, and she made a Magic. She made the first Singing Magic in the world.”
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“TICK-TOCK... went the living room clock... TICK-TOCK, TICK-TOCK. CUCKOO! CUCKOO! ‘Oh NO!’ said Mr. Bear, ‘I can’t stand THIS!‘”
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“DRIP, DRIP... went the leaky kitchen top. HMMMMM... went the refrigerator. ‘Oh NO,’ said Mr. Bear, ‘I can’t stand THIS!‘”
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“Baby Bear was not asleep either. He was lying in bed pretending to be an aeroplane. ‘NYAAOW!’ went Baby Bear, ‘NYAAOW! NYAAOW!’ ‘Oh NO!’ said Mr. Bear, ‘I can’t stand THIS.‘”
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“Well, you would not believe what noises there are in the garden at night.”
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“The man lay awake for a while, thinking about the days ahead and of the animals, for the sheer misery in the young dog’s eyes haunted him.”
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“Lying awake in the dark that night, unable to sleep, he thought he would have given anything to feel the heavy thud on the bed that used to announce the old dog’s arrival.”
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“He continued to think, not the lazy meandering thoughts of one about to fall asleep, but exact and definite thoughts.”

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