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repose -- as in: repose on the sofa
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The Tempest
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  • This is a strange repose, to be asleep
    With eyes wide open; standing, speaking, moving,
    And yet so fast asleep.
  • Whiles we stood here securing your repose, Even now, we heard a hollow burst of bellowing Like bulls, or rather lions; did’t not wake you?
  • If you be pleas’d, retire into my cell And there repose: a turn or two I’ll walk, To still my beating mind.

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  • She was reposing on the couch
  • Good night, good night! as sweet repose and rest
    Come to thy heart as that within my breast!
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet

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