go to bed


  • Three young children go up to bed with their mother
    Three young children go up to bed with their mother
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v go to bed prepare for sleep "I usually turn in at midnight","He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"
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  • Phyllis Diller
    Phyllis Diller
    “Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.”
  • Casey Stengel
    Casey Stengel
    “Going to bed with a woman never hurt a ball player. It's staying up all night looking for them that does you in.”
  • Robert Frost
    “The first thing I do in the morning is to make my bed and while I am making up my bed I am making up my mind as to what kind of a day I am going to have.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
    “Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.”
  • Proverb
    “Better to go to bed hungry than to wake up in debt.”
  • Samuel Johnson
    “Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o clock is a scoundrel.”


In literature:

I'll go to bed alone, in the dark, for a month and pray the Lord not to let me be a liar.
"The Cricket" by Marjorie Cooke
And now you would like, I am sure, to go to bed.
"Betty Vivian" by L. T. Meade
When Madame Zattiany heard the front door close she told the footman on duty in the hall to put out the lights and go to bed.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Nor did the two sisters go to bed at once.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
Even on the top of a mountain one cannot go to bed at eight o'clock, and we affected to disregard these signals.
"Faces and Places" by Henry William Lucy
In an hour Pauline was expected to go to bed.
"Girls of the Forest" by L. T. Meade
I don't mind for coming back about being tired; there'll be nothing to do then but go to bed, it'll all be over!
"My New Home" by Mary Louisa Molesworth
This should be applied on going to bed and allowed to remain on till the morning.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
Go to bed, and try to stop talking; I want to think, and to be let alone.
"The Children of Wilton Chase" by Mrs. L. T. Meade
Miss Rose told her to see that Clematis had what help she needed in going to bed.
"Clematis" by Bertha B. Cobb

In poetry:

Go follow that star, 'twill lead
To the Christ-child's lowly bed,
Though Israel's King, He sleeps in an "inn"
Where the cattle oft are fed.
"The Christ Child" by Mary Weston Fordham
This precept, friends, nivver forget,
For a wiser one has not been sed,
Be detarmined to rise aght o' debt
Tho' yo go withaat supper to bed.
"To Let" by John Hartley
He, that presumes to go to rest,
Ere he from sin has clear'd his breast,
Does hazard more, than if a snake
He to his bed at night shou'd take.
"Things, To Be Consider'd, And Made Use Of, When Night Comes" by Rees Prichard
Full many go in health to bed,
Who in the morning are found dead,
And ne'er shall wake, until they come,
At the shrill trumpet's sound, to doom.
"Things, To Be Consider'd, And Made Use Of, When Night Comes" by Rees Prichard
So from world of want and woe
I retreat with dread;
Tuned to Nature glad I go
With my bite of bread:
Praising God I lay me low
On my truckle bed.
"Contentment" by Robert W Service
"O my chamber's untidied, unmade my bed,
Though the day has begun to wear!
'What a slovenly hussif!' it will be said,
When they all go up my stair!"
"The Slow Nature" by Thomas Hardy

In news:

When late night hours roll around, many of us are going to bed.
One in five parents confess to bribing their kids to get them to go to bed, according to a study released by the British company Munch and Bunch.
JACKSON, Tenn.- Every night there are West Tennesseans who go to bed hungry.
Remember to set your clocks back before you go to bed tonight.
Sunday marks daylight savings time, so locals should remember to set their clocks back an hour before going to bed Saturday.
A 90-year-old man and his wife credit their longevity to happiness, wine and never "going to bed without a kiss".
They may go to bed at 7pm, but they are just TOO MUCH FUN.
Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland is celebrating 30 years of making sure no one has to go to bed hungry.
There's the kind you see from a distance in the grocery store, at which point you immediately abandon your shopping cart, run to your car and go to bed hungry.
After a night of family and food, some Black Friday shoppers did not even go to bed.
A new study challenges the common belief that most seniors go to bed early and have trouble sleeping through the night.
Mia has had a hard time going to bed lately.
Dale Dixon of 2405 Roland Drive, C, said he was about to lock up and go to bed at 12:15 am when he "looked out the window and saw my barn on fire.".
Robert Downey said he remembers going to bed holding his wife.
What do you wear when you go to bed, Marilyn.