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She slept the sleep of the just.

Sleep is pain's easiest salve, and doth fulfil all offices of death, except to kill.

Sleep is the best cure for waking troubles.

Sleep, that knits up the ravell'd sleeve of care; the death of each day's life, sore labor's bath; balm of hurt minds; great nature's second course; chief nourisher in life's feast.

Sleep, the antechamber of the grave.

Sleep, the type of death, is also, like that which it typifies, restricted to the earth. - It flies from hell, and is excluded from heaven.

Sleep, thou repose of all things; thou gentlest of the duties; thou peace of the mind, from which care flies; who dost soothe the hearts of men wearied with the toils of the day, and refittest them for labor.

Sleep, to the homeless thou art home; the friendless find in thee a friend.

Soft closer of our eyes! Low murmur of tender lullabies!

The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and can't get there, is the meanest feeling in the world.

The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much; but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.

Tired nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep; he, like the world, his ready visit pays where fortune smiles - the wretched he forsakes.

To all, to each, a fair good-night, and pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.

To sleep! perchance to dream; ay, there's the rub; For in that sleep of death what dreams may come, When we have shuffled off this mortal coil, Must give us pause.

Weariness can snore upon the flint, when restive sloth finds the down pillow hard.

When tir'd with vain rotations of the day, sleep winds us up for the succeeding dawn.


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