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repose
used in The House of the Seven Gables

4 uses
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Definition
to rest or lie
  • Alice sat in an attitude of profound repose, with the long brown lashes drooping over her eyes.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (77% in)
  • Many a former Pyncheon had found repose in its capacious arms: rosy children, after their sports; young men, dreamy with love; grown men, weary with cares; old men, burdened with winters,—they had mused, and slumbered, and departed to a yet profounder sleep.
    Chapter 15 — The Scowl and Smile (94% in)
  • For half an hour longer, nothing disturbed the repose of the Seven Gables; nor was there any visitor, except a carrier-boy, who, as he passed the front doorstep, threw down one of his newspapers; for Hepzibah, of late, had regularly taken it in.
    Chapter 19 — Alice's Posies (26% in)
  • We leave the Judge to his repose.
    Chapter 21 — The Departure (36% in)

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