eternal rest


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Noun1.eternal rest - euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
death - the absence of life or state of being dead; "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
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Death has reared himself a throne In a strange city lying alone Far down within the dim West, Wherethe good and the bad and the worst and the best Have gone to their eternal rest.
There was not a chip to be seen around the black rock from which the Tremolino, with her plucky heart crushed at one blow, had slipped off into deep water to her eternal rest.
Here was a poor girl putting aside the terrors which she naturally had of death to go watch alone by the bier of the mistress whom she loved, so that the poor clay might not be lonely till laid to eternal rest.
Peace of Mind, tranquillity, calm recollections of the Dead, great thoughts of Eternal Rest and Happiness: nothing of gloom or terror.
The President, who has sent a Federal Government delegation led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha to commiserate with the family, prayed that the almighty God will grant the soul of the departed eternal rest, and comfort his family.
Elderly journalist and former news editor of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Syed Mahmud was laid to his eternal rest today at Azimpur graveyard, a day after he breathed his last at the age of 78, reports BSS.
President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also expressed grief over the death of Asghar Khan and prayed for eternal rest of the departed soul.
In a statement issued through the Roman Catholic Church in Peru, Pope Francis offered his condolences and prayers for "the eternal rest of the victims.
I now always pray to God to grant you eternal rest in Paradise.
Zardari also prayed for eternal rest to the soul of Mir Murtaza and a high place in heaven for his and the souls of those killed with him.
The piece, which focuses on eternal rest and consolation, is the best-known of Faure's large works and was composed in the late 1880s, revised in the 1890s, finished in 1900.
Asif Zardari also condoled with the bereaved families over the death of their loved ones and prayed for eternal rest to those who lost their lives in the calamity.