requiescat in pace


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re•qui•es•cat in pa•ce

(ˌrɛ kwiˈɛs kɑt ɪn ˈpɑ tʃɛ)
Latin. may he (or she) rest in peace.

requiescat in pace

A Latin phrase meaning may he rest in peace, the full form of the abbreviation R.I.P., often used on tombstones.
References in classic literature ?
I made a little more by the happy decease (Requiescat in Pace!) of that female relative of Mrs.
A careless abbreviation of requiescat in pace , attesting to indolent goodwill to the dead.
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Requiescat in Pace. Enquiries to Walker & Morrell Funeral Directors.
Requiescat in pace. Donations if desired for Dementia UK.