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repose
used in Northanger Abbey

7 uses
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Definition
to rest or lie
  • They were not long able, however, to enjoy the repose of the eminence they had so laboriously gained.
    Chapter 2 (61% in)
  • Her resolute effort threw back the lid, and gave to her astonished eyes the view of a white cotton counterpane, properly folded, reposing at one end of the chest in undisputed possession!
    Chapter 21 (23% in)
  • With a curiosity so justly awakened, and feelings in every way so agitated, repose must be absolutely impossible.
    Chapter 21 (92% in)
  • Till she had made herself mistress of its contents, however, she could have neither repose nor comfort; and with the sun's first rays she was determined to peruse it.
    Chapter 21 (95% in)
  • But neither the business alleged, nor the magnificent compliment, could win Catherine from thinking that some very different object must occasion so serious a delay of proper repose.
    Chapter 23 (79% in)
  • Sleep, or repose that deserved the name of sleep, was out of the question.
    Chapter 28 (71% in)
  • In this unceasing recurrence of doubts and inquiries, on any one article of which her mind was incapable of more than momentary repose, the hours passed away, and her journey advanced much faster than she looked for.
    Chapter 29 (17% in)

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