Some articles on asleep:
... A Girl Asleep, also known as A Woman Asleep, A Woman Asleep at Table, and A Maid Asleep, is a painting by the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer, 1657 ...
More definitions of "asleep":
- (adv): Into a sleeping state.
Example: "He fell asleep"
- (adj): In a state of sleep.
Example: "Were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel"
Famous quotes containing the word asleep:
“Here a pretty Baby lies
Sung asleep with Lullabies:
Pray be silent, and not stirre
Th easie earth that covers her.”
—Robert Herrick (15911674)
“Only, here and there, an old sailor,
Drunk and asleep in his boots,
In red weather.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes,
Flow gently, sweet river, the theme of my lays;
My Marys asleep by thy murmuring stream,
Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream.”
—Robert Burns (17591796)