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.
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.
According to press release issued here on Saturday, they have prayed to Almighty Allah to grant eternal rest in peace to the departed soul and solace to the bereaved family.
In a condolence message, he prayed for eternal rest to the souls of Malik Aslam Chaa and the Party workers and patience to members of the bereaved family.
Many saw a good omen as the faithful prayed together for the eternal rest of their fallen brethren.
The final stage of winter in life, beckons the need for inner peace and eternal rest.
June (Hartson) Indelicato Doherty, 92HAVERHILL - June (Hartson) Indelicato Doherty, age 92, of Haverhill, MA, widow of Santo Indelicato and Edward Doherty, entered into eternal rest on Thursday Feb.
Calum, Olivia and Lewis xxx COLLIS Robin Tired and weary you battled on, Until at last, your strength was gone, And God alone knew what was best, He granted you eternal rest.
The bodies of popular husband and wife Jimmy and Kathleen Cuddihy were removed from the Chapel of Eternal Rest in Letterkenny, Co Donegal.
Baroness Paisley said: "My beloved husband, Ian, entered his eternal rest this morning.
Parliament is our last shelter and lest it should become place of eternal rest.