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  • I got into a ramshackle contraption, driven by a knock-kneed, broken-winded somnambulist, which his owner, in a moment of enthusiasm, during conversation, referred to as a horse.

    -Jerome K. Jerome, Three Men in a Boat

    September 24, 2008

  • someone who engages in sleepwalking (somnabulism)

    March 5, 2011

  • "The slim one got up and walked straight at me--still knitting with downcast eyes--and only just as I began to think of getting out of her way, as you would for a somnabulist, stood still, and looked up." --Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

    March 5, 2011