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lie awake

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  1. lie awakeverb

    lie without sleeping

    "She was so worried, she lay awake all night long"

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  1. Charles M. Schulz, Charlie Brown in "Peanuts":

    Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, "Where have I gone wrong?" Then a voice says to me, "This is going to take more than one night."

  2. Willa Cather:

    She used to drag her mattress besider her low window and lie awake for a long while, vibrating with excitement, as a machine vibrates from speed. Life rushed in upon her through that window - or so it seemed. In reality, of course, life rushes from within, not from without. There is no work of art so big or so beautiful that is was not once all contained in some youthful body, like this one which lay on the floor in the moonlight, pulsing with ardor and anticipation.

  3. Baltasar Gracian:

    It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward.

  4. Charles M. Schulz:

    Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, Where have I gone wrong Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.

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