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Sleeping Beauty

sleeps for 100 years. [Fr. Fairy Tale, The Sleeping Beauty]

Sleeping Beauty

enchanted heroine awakened from century of slumber by prince’s kiss. [Fairy Tale: Brewer Dictionary, 1011]
See: Sleep
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Nagase aims to have a Buddhist statue built if it is established that Japanese soldiers rest in an eternal sleep in the area.
As soon as he had uttered "to be or not to be" he fell into an eternal sleep.
When Serge Lifar partnered Spessivtseva at the Paris Opera in 1932, Franco-Russian critic Andre Levinson found him the ideal Albrecht: "[T]he insatiable Giselle whose eternal sleep is troubled by the gentle delirium of dance needs a companion who is transported by the same sublime madness .
The writer survived, however, and, contrary to common conjecture about poets, did not go mad: "So exhausting is this life/That you'd need eternal sleep to recover.
Love forever Danny, Paula, Jade, Leah & Jenna xx HORISHNY Oksana Much loved wife of the late Pawlo, beloved mother of Mick & John, mother in law to Teena & Dawn, much loved grandmother of Louise, Daniel, Victoria & Nicholas, very sadly fell into eternal sleep on Monday 23rd March 2015.
Mark Padmore, his tenor voice the most resembling the original protagonist Peter Pears' I have ever heard, exudes both anger at the crass futility of war, and overwhelming guilt and regret as he and the German "enemy" he killed are reconciled in eternal sleep.