With a prayer that he may be on his feet and wide awake at the first sound of the horn, he sinks to his slumbers nightly.
wide awake serves both as a memoir and a comprehensive study of the culture surrounding sleep.
wide awake: A Memoir of Insomniaby Patricia Morrisroe A journalist gets the science and facts behind her lifelong insomnia.
“I woke up at, like, six in the morning, wide awake,” Sclove remembered.
This time he was wide awake, and he was very pleased indeed to see her.
Of course the Californians were wide awake for the drawing of the cork.
And just then I remembered something that brought me wide awake in an instant.
The trouble with our fellows at Washington is that they keep too wide awake.
She has some kind of a crazy notion in her head,—but when she's thoroughly rested and wide awake, we can straighten it all out.
I was just falling asleep, but the sound brought me wide awake at once.