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  • He had a half-waking dream about a snake seizing its own tail.

    The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working

  • It must be a big cat, though, she thought, half-waking.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • No obscenity, brutality, words that twitch like half-waking nightmares.

    Meditations

  • In fact, the last thing she remembered was half-waking as someone picked her up and laid her on a pile of pillows, covering her with a soft lap-rug.

    Elephant in the City

  • When I wake up (after a long night of half-waking), I think, What wold ghosts want with me?

    Ghosts

  • I'll set the alarm and end always end up half-waking up 5-10 minutes before it goes off.

    Peak Performance Times For Morning People And Night Owls | Lifehacker Australia

  • He finally fell into a half-waking doze, sufficiently aware to keep himself upright in the saddle, but unconscious of the passage of time.

    Crown of Earth

  • I slept twelve hours, with a few waking/half-waking intervals.

    July 3rd, 2007

  • And thanks to sfsignal, I learned of Calls for Cthulhu, a call in program where you can ask the half-asleep half-waking god your very own questions!

    Cthulhu Bonanza : #comments

  • Ancient traditions, when tested by the severe processes of modern investigation, commonly enough fade away into mere dreams: but it is singular how often the dream turns out to have been a half-waking one, presaging a reality.

    Essays

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