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  • Towards morning Philip's second in command, a border knight from near Berkeley named Guy Camville, touched him on the shoulder, rousing him out of a half-doze of exhaustion, and told him to get away into comparative quiet in the keep, and snatch a couple of hours of honest sleep, while it was possible.

    A River So Long

  • If Norah doesn't untwist them pearls, she's gonna kill the half-doze brain cells she's functioning on.

    Poll: Large Majority Supports Obama's Foreign Policy Views

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  • The heat put me into a half-doze and I began dreamily to wonder what other people were doing.

    Greenmantle

  • The sound of someone running and voices raised in anger snapped her out of her half-doze.

    Memory of Fire

  • One day when Thea was in a restless half-doze, I unearthed a photograph in her scrapbook that had been lodged behind another.

    Fleur De Leigh’s Life of Crime

  • Call had relaxed and slipped into a half-doze by the time Therese Wanz got around to the extraction of his nose hairs.

    Comanche Moon

  • Brother Rhys was in his privileged place by the fire, hunched in his chair in a contented half-doze, but awake enough to open one eye pretty sharply at every movement and word around him.

    Monk's Hood

  • He felt himself drifting off into a half-doze, and didn't even try to stop himself.

    Magic's Price

  • She propped herself up with their packs and saddles, and allowed herself to fall into a half-doze.

    The Oathbound

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