almost sleepless

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  • He could not make up his mind, though he had just spent an almost sleepless night on the attempt to do it. Cited from Lady Merton, Colonist, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Her eyes and her skin suggested an almost sleepless night. Cited from The Conflict, by David Graham Phillips
  • Even if I had had an almost sleepless night I felt fresh on horseback. Cited from Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth,G. Brandes
  • This morning, after an almost sleepless night, she felt that to remain there any longer would be more than she could endure. Cited from The Moon out of Reach, by Margaret Pedler
  • It was early when Mrs. Stannard came down from her room after an almost sleepless night. Cited from Marion's Faith, by Charles King
  • The events of the past two days, the almost sleepless nights had sapped my energy. Cited from Guy Garrick, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • It blew very hard last night, and I passed an almost sleepless night in thinking of these poor fellows. Cited from Campaign of the Indus, by T.W.E. Holdsworth
  • The night had been a wretched one, almost sleepless, and she knew that her fever would rise in the afternoon. Cited from Tangled Trails, by William MacLeod Raine
  • She was aware of being tired after two nights rendered almost sleepless by her awareness of joy. Cited from The Happiest Time of Their Lives , by Alice Duer Miller
  • Spite of our fatigue, we passed an almost sleepless night. Cited from Wau-bun, by Mrs. John H. Kinzie [AKA: Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie]
  • She had passed an almost sleepless night, pondering over the affairs of these young people, who never thought of any thing beyond their own new-born happiness. Cited from The Laurel Bush, by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik [aka Miss Mulock]
  • He had spent a night of almost sleepless ecstasy because he had been certain for the first time that the passion which consumed him burnt in her heart too. Cited from The Magician, by Somerset Maugham
  • The night proved a perturbed and almost sleepless one from the chaos and bitterness of her thoughts. Cited from An Original Belle, by E. P. Roe
  • He had been almost sleepless for days from intense excitement and expectation, and the reaction was proportionately great. Cited from An Original Belle, by E. P. Roe
  • The nurse greeted her, but the poor girl who had spent an almost sleepless night, stood regarding the woman before her with a kind of envying wonder. Cited from The Calling Of Dan Matthews, by Harold Bell Wright
  • She clasped her mother in a momentary passionate embrace, and then shut herself up to a night of almost sleepless grief. Cited from Without a Home, by E. P. Roe
  • In silence and loneliness she had, during the almost sleepless night that followed, ample time for reflection and repentance. Cited from After The Storm, by T. S. Arthur
  • The most glorious and wonderful nights I ever had were almost sleepless ones, spent looking at the stars and tasting the new sensations. Cited from A Tramp's Sketches, by Stephen Graham
  • Her nights had been almost sleepless, her brief snatches of slumber disturbed by hideous dreams. Cited from The Golden Calf, by M. E. Braddon
  • Here, while pursuing his art with almost sleepless ardor, he was attacked by his fatal malady, intestinal fever. Cited from Great Italian and French Composers, by George T. Ferris
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