- 1914，Louis Joseph Vance， chapter II，出自 Nobody，New York, N.Y.:George H[enry] Doran Company，出版年份1915, OCLC 40817384:
- She wakened in sharp panic, bewildered by the grotesquerie of some half-remembered dream in contrast with the harshness of inclement fact, drowsily realising that since she had fallen asleep it had come on to rain smartly out of a shrouded sky.
- (比喻) 麻木，麻痺
- My left leg has fallen asleep!
- (詩歌, 委婉) 去世 (常見於墓碑上)