But there was peril near the sleeper
. A monster of a bee had been wandering overhead--buzz, buzz, buzz--now among the leaves, now flashing through the strips of sunshine, and now lost in the dark shade, till finally he appeared to be settling on the eyelid of David Swan.
moving an arm, he sat down again in his chair, and feigned to watch the storm from the window.
Never a tired driver passed the wooden cross, I am sure, without wishing well to the sleeper
But the twelve-year-old lad who stole in and cautiously stepped over the sleepers
and threaded his way among the captives, did so with his heart in his mouth.
At the sharp, clipping tone of the parrot, the sleepers
awoke and sprang up; and with a mighty oath, the voice of Silver cried, "Who goes?"
Mahtoree now felt himself master of the sleeper
If his rage had broken him into a hundred pieces every one of them would have disregarded the incident, and leapt at the sleeper
Could this dull sleeper
be the alert, sensitive Tarzan of old?
Fagin looked hard at the robber; and, motioning him to be silent, stooped over the bed upon the floor, and shook the sleeper
to rouse him.
And yet there was such a silence all around, that he felt sure he could have heard even the breathing of a sleeper
, if there had been one there.
In the Mount of Pion, yonder, is the Cave of the Seven Sleepers
. Once upon a time, about fifteen hundred years ago, seven young men lived near each other in Ephesus, who belonged to the despised sect of the Christians.
The words were uttered in that low distinct voice which finds its way so readily to sleepers
' ears, and wakes them in a fright.