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resting place

noun
1.
a place where someone or something rests, esp (last resting place) the grave
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  • The remains were found by him exactly as indicated, although there was nothing to mark their resting place.

    Woman, Church & State Matilda Joslyn Gage
  • Our only resting place is in him who is the Shepherd of the fold of Israel.

  • In order to meditate on this strange sight, I look around for a resting place.

    Myths of the Rhine X. B. Saintine
  • If you move I give the word, and those arrows will find a resting place in you.

    In the Days of Drake J. S. Fletcher
  • Casting his eye upward, he saw a narrowing ladder of rope shooting to a mere dot of a resting place twenty feet above him.

    Ralph Granger's Fortunes William Perry Brown
  • With a fast-beating heart I watched it from my resting place.

    The Trail of a Sourdough May Kellogg Sullivan
  • But here, indeed, they constantly find a resting place, as some of the Smalls rocks are always above water.

  • Where to find a resting place for my tired steed and my aching head!

    Nell, of Shorne Mills Charles Garvice

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