As you said, you're just waking up from a nightmare.
The crisp morning air wasn't necessary for the purpose of waking her up.
Things are coming to me like waking from a nightmare.
You ever find it odd you feel comfortable waking up to find me here?
Waking from her stupor, she blew him a kiss.
Sleep came slowly, but waking up was instant.
With her own bedroom came responsibilities – things like not waking up anyone else.
Was this what it would be like to be married to him - waking every morning to a feeling of security?
They moved off and their voices faded into the noise of the waking town.
"We're the sorry ones," I answered, "for waking you up."
"He's waking up," a voice from someone I couldn't see announced.
Every day he awoke wondering what happened to him, but he remembered nothing beyond waking up the day before.
His first memory was of waking up then of everything he'd done for the day.
He definitely didn't look forward to waking up one day in Hell.
Then she called Katie to tell her about Alex waking up.
Her blood was humming from waking in his bed.
He wasn't waking up.
Troubled, she dozed, waking when she heard the knock at her door.
One placed a sleep patch on her ear to prevent her from waking and scooped her up while the other grabbed the last suitcase out of her bedroom.
Mumbled a waking Connor.
She didn't want him waking and pressuring her to stay.
Why do I keep waking up alone in this bed?
I have nightmares of waking and finding you dead at my feet, and now you are trying to make them real.
Waking up to a cold house wouldn't be near as bad after a night sleeping next to his warm body.
She slept soundly, not waking until morning.
Now she was beginning to think about those things during waking hours.
What difference did it make whether she thought of him that way every waking minute, or only when her mind wasn't distracted by something else?
Growing old and waking up some day to realize you're alone because you were afraid to take a chance.
As if she had been in a dream and was now waking up to reality.
The sound of the trickling stream joined with the voices of birds waking to face the new day.
He couldn't imagine waking up to find an Other sitting in the corner.
His reason for this strange assertion is that visions are superior to waking reality, as divine is superior to human (xvii.
This is akin to the "repetition" which, read by the schoolboy last thing overnight, is on waking "known by heart."
The muscles become less tense than in their waking state: their tonus is diminished, the upper eyelid falls, and the knee-jerk is in abeyance.
The respiratory rhythm is less frequent and the breathing less deep; the heart-beat is less frequent; the secretions are less copious; the pupil is narrow; in the brain there exists arterial anaemia with venous congestion, so that the blood-flow there is less than in the waking state.
It has been suggested that the gradual cumulative result of the activity of the nerve cells during the waking day is to load the brain tissue with "fatigue-substances" Theories of which clog the action of the cells, and thus periodi cally produce that loss of consciousness, &c., which is sleep. Such a drugging of tissue by its own excreta is known in muscular fatigue, but the fact that the depth of sleep progressively increases for an hour and more after its onset prevents complete explanation of sleep on similar lines.
Certain it is that in the course of the waking day a great number of stimuli play on the sense organs, and through these produce disintegration of the living molecules of the central nervous system.
The long-continued incitement to catabolism of the waking day thus of itself predisposes the nerve cells towards rebound into the opposite phase; the increased catabolism due to the day's stimuli induces increase of anabolism, and though recuperation goes on to a large extent during the day itself, the recuperative process is slower than, and lags behind, the disintegrative.
Motor Automatism, on the other hand, is a non-reflex movement of a voluntary muscle, executed in the waking state but not controlled by the ordinary waking consciousness.
The mere immobility of the body was sufficient to show that its state was not identical with that of waking; when, in addition, the sleeper awoke to give an account of visits to distant lands, from which, as modern psychical investigations suggest, he may even have brought back veridical details, the conclusion must have been irresistible that in sleep something journeyed forth, which was not the body.
But hallucinatory figures, both in dreams and waking life, are not necessarily those of the living; from the reappearance of dead friends or enemies primitive man was inevitably led to the belief that there existed an incorporeal part of man which survived the dissolution of the body.
He was taught Latin orally by servants (a German tutor, Horstanus, is especially mentioned), who could speak no French, and many curious fancies were tried on him, as, for instance, that of waking him every morning by soft music. But he was by no means allowed to be idle.