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repose
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

5 uses
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Definition
to rest or lie
  • She obeyed the signal to wait for him with unspeculative repose, and in a few minutes man and horse stopped beside her.
    2 — Maiden No More (4% in)
  • Among so many happier moods which forbid repose this was a mood which welcomed it, and in a few minutes the lonely Tess forgot existence, surrounded by the aromatic stillness of the chamber that had once, possibly, been the bride-chamber of her own ancestry.
    5 — The Woman Pays (9% in)
  • "Thank God!" murmured Clare; and yet he was conscious of a pang of bitterness at the thought—approximately true, though not wholly so—that having shifted the burden of her life to his shoulders, she was now reposing without care.
    5 — The Woman Pays (10% in)
  • Sleep, however, he could not—so near her, yet so far from her—and he continually lifted the window-blind and regarded the backs of the opposite houses, and wondered behind which of the sashes she reposed at that moment.
    7 — Fulfilment (31% in)
  • Their long repose at the manor-house lent them walking power now; and towards mid-day they found that they were approaching the steepled city of Melchester, which lay directly in their way.
    7 — Fulfilment (79% in)

There are no more uses of "repose" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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