So quiet and reposeful
within, for everyone slept, spent with watching, and a Sabbath stillness reigned through the house, while nodding Hannah mounted guard at the door.
It was a soft, reposeful
summer landscape, as lovely as a dream, and as lonesome as Sunday.
The place is a sheltered, reposeful
woodland nook, remote from noise and stir and confusion--and all this is fitting, for lions do die in such places, and not on granite pedestals in public squares fenced with fancy iron railings.
He watched the young fellow's face narrowly, but it was entirely reposeful
, and so also was the voice that answered:
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.
The singular calmness remained with him the rest of the evening and he slept a new reposeful
sleep; but it was not with him very long.
Valentine, whom we have in the rapid march of our narrative presented to our readers without formally introducing her, was a tall and graceful girl of nineteen, with bright chestnut hair, deep blue eyes, and that reposeful
air of quiet distinction which characterized her mother.
They settled back into reposeful
attitudes with airs of having accepted the matter.