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And when she wakened all that happened in the night was filmed over and had become dreamlike.

When he wakened the aches were gone from his limbs, and his mind was a happy blank.

And accordingly, when he wakened in the middle of the night, he was alert on the instant.

No sooner was the first light streaking the horizon to the east than Andrew wakened.

Because he was young and very strong, he wakened to a certain lightness of spirit.

In the middle of the night I was wakened by the sound of eating.

We put him to bed, and in a short time he wakened, raving with a fever on his brain.

The next morning, when I wakened, I in my turn received a note from her ladyship.

Then he wakened out of his doze, and began questioning me who the gentlemen were.

The sufferer had just wakened from sleep, and he motioned to Philip to raise him.

WORD ORIGIN

"to become awake," Old English wæcnan, wæcnian "to rise, spring," from the same source as wake (v.). Figurative sense was in Old English. Transitive sense of "to arouse (someone or something) from sleep" is recorded from c.1200. Related: Wakened; wakening.

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