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Repose

Harmony in the arrangement of parts or colors that is restful to the eye.
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At dessert D'Artagnan reposed in his chair, crossed one leg over the other and lounged about like a man perfectly at his ease.
You remember how often our entire people have reposed in his great shadow, and how our little ones have played at hide-and-seek in the tangles of his hair, and how his mighty footsteps have familiarly gone to and fro among us, and never trodden upon any of our toes.
Having been at home a week or two partaking of the family beans, he had used his leisure in ascertaining a fact which was of considerable importance to him, namely, that his mother had a small sum in guineas painfully saved from her maiden perquisites, and kept in the corner of a drawer where her baby-linen had reposed for the last twenty years--ever since her son David had taken to his feet, with a slight promise of bow-legs which had not been altogether unfulfilled.
I remarked that I hoped she would find me worthy of her good opinion; that if I knew myself, I was incapable of betraying any confidence reposed in me.
The medallion of Washington reposed on his chest, a badge of distinction that Elizabeth well knew he only produced on great and solemn occasions.
Then, casting one glance at the swelling of the soil, beneath which the body of the poor Frenchman reposed, he went back to his car.
My traveling companion, taking the second bed in the room, reposed in the happy sleep of youth.
Describing grand services of Ch Parvez Elahi as his love for the people South Punjab, former MNA Azhar Khan Yousafzai said that the trust which Ch Parvez Elahi has reposed in him, he and his colleagues would come up to that and would prove to be the vanguard of Pakistan Muslim League in South Punjab.
Jalil Abbas Jilani thanked the President for the trust and confidence reposed in him and assured that he would accomplish his new responsibilities with full dedication while focusing on augmenting Pakistan s bilateral relations with the United States.
The Speaker and Deputy Speaker in their felicitation message to newly elected Chairman said that his election was reflection of trust of the members of committee reposed in him and assured National Assembly Secretariat's full cooperation for smooth functioning of the committee.
Roza Otunbaeva was reposed with presidential powers until December 31, 2011.