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    unique province?

    "Within a few minutes Kit was in the deep sleep that is the unique province of overwrought children."

    What does that mean by saying "the unique province of overwrought children?"


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    Re: unique province?

    Whether true or not, I'll not debate, but it means that overwrought children have an ability to fall into a deep sleep; by saying it was a unique ability (or "province"), the writer suggests that others, who are not overwrought, cannot duplicate this ability - it is uniquely the province of overwrought children.

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