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  • In one of his too frequent awakings, he perceives that screens have been placed round the bed of his neighbour, one of the worst cases.

    The Diary of a French Army Chaplain

  • His mind, as he watches, is grown up for a moment; and he foresees, as it were, in that moment, all the long tale of days, of early awakings, of his own coming life of drudgery at work like this.

    Marius the Epicurean — Volume 2

  • For some time her life was despaired of, then her fits ceased to be convulsive and consisted of short periods of loss of consciousness with sudden awakings.

    Fasting Girls Their Physiology and Pathology


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