Once Howie succumbed to slumber, his sleep was anything but peaceful.
I was certain he'd awake at the sound but his slumber was so deep he didn't move.
He gathered her warm body in his arms and smoothed away the curls that clung to his face, breathing her deep scent before he dropped into the first peaceful slumber in ages.
Mid-morning sun warmed Gabriel's face, drawing him out of the deepest slumber he'd experienced in years.
Her eyes closed, and she slept deeply, the first peaceful night of slumber since her last night with him.
He was still enveloped in the grogginess of slumber and it was minutes before he found himself rising from beneath the comfort of the quilt to the edge of the rumpled bed.
Dean's snuggled slumber drifted to wakefulness sometime in the heart of the wee hours when a metallic sound of ringing returned him to the world of the living.
"Donnie's going to sleep with Ryland tonight," Shipton said with a smile, as if he was sending the boy off to a slumber party.
However, she fell into a deep slumber soon after she lay down.
Much later, in the darkest part of the night, Dean's mind was creating picture stories to amuse itself while his body lay in frozen and unmoving slumber like a fallen mannequin.
They'd floated away from the church of his slumber and refused to make a second appearance.
The entire city was deep in slumber with the exception of a crazy ex-running back and an exhausted cop intent on killing him.
If any dreams disturbed his much-needed slumber, he had no recollection of them when Fred tapped on his door telling him to rise and shine.
Arrested slumber was becoming a common occurrence in David Dean's bedroom.
288; Grawitz, " Slumber Cells," Arch.
Those who would consult him had first to surprise and bind him during his noonday slumber in a cave by the sea, where he was wont to pass the heat of the day surrounded by his seals.
They raised him on a shield and acclaimed him as a king; leader and followers both resolving (says Jordanes the Gothic historian) "rather to seek new kingdoms by their own labour, than to slumber in peaceful subjection to the rule of others."