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sweet dreams

Sleep well, as in Good night, children, sweet dreams. [ c. 1900 ]
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  • He was supported by no sweet dreams of any beloved one of his.

    The Story of Don Quixote

    Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • But the battle had to be fought, and there was to be an end to these sweet dreams.

    The Bertrams

    Anthony Trollope
  • So good night and sweet dreams to you, and none to me—I don't like them!

    The Smart Set

    Clyde Fitch
  • And the children also were so full of youth's enthusiasms and love's sweet dreams.

    Remember the Alamo Amelia E. Barr
  • What sweet dreams, what visions of a life established on a basis of work!

  • And we had cool, clean rooms, suitable for the dreaming of sweet dreams.

    The Heather-Moon C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • I wish you good-night, gentlemen, and sweet dreams of loved ones.

    The Happy Family Bertha Muzzy Bower
  • The maiden looked up suddenly, like an infant startled from sweet dreams by some rude noise.

    Philothea Lydia Maria Child
  • When Blanche awoke next morning, her first thought was, “Happy are the maidens who have sweet dreams!”

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