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sleep-compelling

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  • American air, the drowsy, sleep-compelling uproar of Niagara.

    The War in the Air

  • On Mary the sleep-compelling charm of the open air did not work with its expected magic.

    Crome Yellow

  • On Mary the sleep-compelling charm of the open air did not work with its expected magic.

    Crome Yellow

  • He had never before realised the intensely soporific effect of the American sun, of the American air, the drowsy, sleep-compelling uproar of Niagara.

    The War in the Air

  • This ingenious pest works a soothing, sleep-compelling chant from sundown until precisely half past four in the morning, when it suddenly stops and by its silence awakens everybody it has lulled into slumber with its insidious croon.

    Ponkapog Papers.

  • This ingenious pest works a soothing, sleep-compelling chant from sundown until precisely half past four in the morning, when it suddenly stops and by its silence awakens everybody it has lulled into slumber with its insidious croon.

    Ponkapog Papers

  • Squire John helped his guests to their repose with a musical accompaniment, the gipsy band proceeding from window to window and intoning beneath each one a sleep-compelling symphony.

    A Hungarian Nabob

  • They hide themselves in the Gushkeepitau-gun, or smoking pouch of the hunter, and when he sits down to light his pipe in the woods, are ready to fly out and exert their sleep-compelling power.

    The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians

  • And in his hand he bore the sleep-compelling rod: 550

    The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 2 With Life, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes

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