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I am sure these 17 positions are filled with wonderful people who have performed a wonderful job for the city, and if these were the best of times, I would say, as one of our fine City Slumberers once said, "Let them live the American dream.
This is the main idea, although another figurative sense not so frequent as the previous one is documented by the OED 'one who arouses slumberers, a watchman of the night; applied to ministers of religion'.
In the morning, the slumberers get a behind-the scenes tour where they can watch marine mammals stuff themselves with herring.
Those contraptions enabled the researchers to monitor volunteers' sleep stages, providing guidance about when to administer PET scans to the slumberers.
Dream on We're not the biggest slumberers, says Mirfield pillow and duvet manufacturer John Cotton
By the low cradles thou delight'st to sit Of sleeping infants--watching the soft breath And bidding the sweet slumberers easy lie; Or sometimes hanging o'er the bed of death Where the poor languid sufferer--hopes to die
Then it is that I appreciate the beauty and the glory of architecture, which itself never turns in, but forever stands out and erect, keeping watch over all the slumberers.
Moreover, their sleep patterns were different than those of modern slumberers (SN: 9/25/99, p.