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  • a  affording physical or mental rest

  • The Lord Protector's well-embalmed head has not had a reposeful history.
  • Cardiff Hill, beyond the village and above it, was green with vegetation, and it lay just far enough away to seem a Delectable Land, dreamy, reposeful and inviting.
  • Subdivisions of the cemetery have such reposeful names as Lullabyland, Graceland and Babyland (designed in the shape of a heart); soothing music and inspirational messages waft .
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  • Americana afloat: River cruising the USA
    Storyteller Mark Twain ignited an American love affair with the Mississippi River in the late 1800s with his vivid descriptions in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Life on the Mississippi." Twain described river towns as "pleasing to the eye and cheering to the spirit" and called the Mississippi Valley "as reposeful as a dreamland ... nothing to hang a fret or a worry upon."
    Oct. 22, 2013 - CNN

  • Ottoline Morrell in
    Ottoline Morrell described Jessie as "a good and reposeful mattress for this hypersensitive, nerve-wracked man, who did not ask from his wife high intelligence, but only an assuagement of life's vibrations".

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