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Aristide prayed that some Thaïs might come along, cast her spell upon him, and induce him to wink.
Alack, I cannot sleep a wink myself, so as sorrow loves sympathy, I came to have a chat with you.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Notwithstanding Mrs. Biggs's prediction that she would not sleep a wink, Eloise did sleep fairly well.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
She laughed so hard that she blew the ashes out of her pipe, and they showered down over my face, and made me wink and sputter.
I shall be so afraid that the roof will tumble in, or somebody come down the chimney to catch me, that I shant sleep a wink.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Lechmere grimly expressed his thanks, though the sarcastic force of the words and the wink were not lost on him.
Then—quick as a wink—there was another loud noise, just like that day when Jim Crow fell in the cornfield.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
Only the quick wink of his eye reassures me of his interest, and gives warning of the spying guard.
Betty declared that she had not slept a wink the night before, worrying for fear her father had not meant what he said.
"I wadna' gi'e a damn," said Peter Pegg, his big eye making frantic efforts to wink.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH

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