Opinion | The Glory of a Summer Sleep

Or consider the two great vacation stories of the 18th century: "Robinson Crusoe" and "Gulliver's Travels." Crusoe is an embodiment of the Protestant work ethic, a one-man civilization. For him, sleep is mainly about marking the time between days. Gulliver, on the other hand, lands in Lilliput and surrenders himself to the best sleep of his life.

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