Sentence Examples with the word asleep

Acastus, to avenge his fancied wrongs, left Peleus asleep on Mount Pelion, having first hidden his famous sword.

Old Michael was asleep on the chest.

Zach was asleep again, so she put him in his cradle and closed her blouse.

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As the wheels rolled softly over the straw beneath the windows, Anna Mikhaylovna, having turned with words of comfort to her companion, realized that he was asleep in his corner and woke him up.

Most commonly Ariadne is represented asleep on the shore at Naxos, while Dionysus, attended by satyrs and bacchanals, gazes admiringly upon her; sometimes they are seated side by side under a spreading vine.

Ben can fall asleep in the middle of a conversation.

He lay down on the sofa meaning to fall asleep and forget all that had happened to him, but could not do so.

Denisov lay asleep on his bed with his head under the blanket, though it was nearly noon.

Perhaps the Old Sea God as he lay asleep upon the shore, heard the soft music of growing things--the stir of life in the earth's bosom, and his stormy heart was angry, because he knew that his and Winter's reign was almost at an end.

Minutes later when the nurse arrived with a syringe of medicine, Destiny was asleep again, still clutching the doll to her chest.