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repose -- as in: repose on the sofa
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Heart of Darkness
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  • Her flat cloth slippers were propped up on a foot-warmer, and a cat reposed on her lap.
  • There remained a rude table—a plank on two posts; a heap of rubbish reposed in a dark corner, and by the door I picked up a book.
  • Dark human shapes could be made out in the distance, flitting indistinctly against the gloomy border of the forest, and near the river two bronze figures, leaning on tall spears, stood in the sunlight under fantastic headdresses of spotted skins, warlike and still in statuesque repose.

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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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