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repose
used in Wuthering Heights

7 uses
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Definition to rest or lie
  • I insisted on being provided instantly with a place of refuge, and means of repose.
    Chapter 13 (85% in)
  • In an arch under the dresser reposed a huge, liver-coloured bitch pointer, surrounded by a swarm of squealing puppies; and other dogs haunted other recesses.
    Chapter 1 (43% in)
  • She kept wandering to and fro, from the gate to the door, in a state of agitation which permitted no repose; and at length took up a permanent situation on one side of the wall, near the road: where, heedless of my expostulations and the growling thunder, and the great drops that began to plash around her, she remained, calling at intervals, and then listening, and then crying outright.
    Chapter 9 (68% in)
  • I see a repose that neither earth nor hell can break, and I feel an assurance of the endless and shadowless hereafter — the Eternity they have entered — where life is boundless in its duration, and love in its sympathy, and joy in its fulness.
    Chapter 16 (20% in)
  • Linton spent his days and nights there, a sleepless guardian; and — a circumstance concealed from all but me — Heathcliff spent his nights, at least, outside, equally a stranger to repose.
    Chapter 16 (83% in)
  • Whether Catherine had spent her tears, or whether the grief were too weighty to let them flow, she sat there dry-eyed till the sun rose: she sat till noon, and would still have remained brooding over that deathbed, but I insisted on her coming away and taking some repose.
    Chapter 28 (87% in)
  • Do take some food, and some repose.
    Chapter 34 (58% in)

There are no more uses of "repose" in Wuthering Heights.

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