Sentence Examples with the word Wake

Instinctively she reached over to wake Alex.

The candle's wick popped loudly enough to wake her awhile later.

When the last box was filled with plates, he contemplated whether to wake Elisabeth or not.

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Through his friendship with Sir William Hicks Strype obtained access to the papers of Sir Michael Hicks, secretary to Lord Burghley, from which he made extensive transcripts; he also carried on an extensive correspondence with Archbishop Wake and Bishops Burnet, Atterbury and Nicholson.

Sir Isaac Wake (c. 1580-1632), the diplomatist, was a kinsman of the archbishop. He commenced his diplomatic career in Venice, and then he represented his county for sixteen years at Turin; he was knighted in 1619, and after being sent on various special missions by James I.

Drive a nail home and clinch it so faithfully that you can wake up in the night and think of your work with satisfaction--a work at which you would not be ashamed to invoke the Muse.

It's only two blocks, and it gives me a chance to wake up.

Accordingly, the boats now made for her, and were soon swayed up to their cranes--the two parts of the wrecked boat having been previously secured by her--and then hoisting everything to her side, and stacking her canvas high up, and sideways outstretching it with stun-sails, like the double-jointed wings of an albatross; the Pequod bore down in the leeward wake of Moby-Dick.

In the former, however, they were successful, and the destitution they left in their wake almost wrecked Napoleon's subsequent combinations.

I forgot my new keys and didn't want to wake you folks.