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  • Then she went upstairs softly, as though her joy might awaken the whole house. Cited from The Captives, by Hugh Walpole
  • Weeks, months passed, without any event that might awaken the young solitary from his torpor. Cited from Evenings at Donaldson Manor, by Maria J. McIntosh
  • They might awaken one by one, only to die, if less favorably situated than we happen to be. Cited from Darkness and Dawn, by George Allan England
  • It might awaken a man sleeping; but he would think he was still in a nightmare. Cited from The New Jerusalem, by G. K. Chesterton
  • I slept close by Harry's side, with my arm across his body, that any movement of his might awaken me. Cited from Under the Andes, by Rex Stout
  • Philippa might awaken, I hoped, with her memory free from the events of the day. Cited from Much Darker Days, by Andrew Lang (AKA A. Huge Longway)
  • Such weary days I waited and longed, that one single hour I with thee might awaken. Cited from Tristan and Isolda, by Richard Wagner
  • Would that I might awaken among the women the desire to learn, that thus they might be worthy of higher honor and esteem! Cited from The Women of the Arabs, by Henry Harris Jessup
  • A little brandy might awaken his imagination, which would then kindle with his theme. Cited from A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century, E. P. Roe
  • That explains away any incongruities of voice or manner which otherwise might awaken suspicion. Cited from Secret Adversary, by Agatha Christie
  • This she had purposely removed, from a fear that he might awaken and depart in the night-time, without her knowledge. Cited from Chronicles of the Canongate, by Walter Scott
  • I much feared that he might be discovered, as he would have to go into the camp itself, and the slightest sound might awaken our enemies. Cited from Adventures in the Far West, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • However ridiculous this attack might be, its boldness alone might awaken suspicion. Cited from The Mysteries of Paris V2, by Eugene Sue
  • They made their preparations carefully for the next day's journey, and at an early hour went to bed, so that they might awaken in good season. Cited from A Little Maid of Old Maine, by Alice Turner Curtis
  • The ruling class, if it had the will and the skill, might awaken itself to fullness of life. Cited from The Joyful Heart, by Robert Haven Schauffler
  • Nothing at all should be done at first; no step should be taken which might awaken suspicion; they should go on as if the papers were without value. Cited from In Luck at Last, by Walter Besant
  • Thy presence there might awaken suspicion; though I scarce believe that any lust of gold would drive our people to attack that house. Cited from The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • He lifted her hand and kissed it, then put it down in her lap again gently as if he feared a sudden movement might awaken them. Cited from God Success,John Graham (David Graham Phillips
  • We had already met and exchanged speech with some of the townsfolk, and to retreat now might awaken suspicion. Cited from Humphrey Bold, by Herbert Strang
  • And then he stepped across the floor and into the dining-room, tip-toeing toward the stairs, that he might awaken no one. Cited from The Boss of the Lazy Y, by Charles Alden Seltzer
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