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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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SECKER George Arthur Grandad, we held your hand while you drifted into eternal sleep. A beautiful, funny man, full of patience and great kindness.
Oh, little infant, so newly emerged from your cradle, As you sleep the eternal sleep Dream only of our moments of happiness As we cherish the precious gift of your smile.
JOHANNESBURG -- Haunted by death during his long anti-apartheid struggle, Nelson Mandela looked toward his own "eternal sleep" as a man who fulfilled his duty to his people.
Often portrayed as neither dead nor alive, dead women were stereotypically white and pure--immaculate--in their eternal sleep. However, they were also seen as mysterious and unfathomable, most especially so in scenes of dissection featuring anatomists dealing with dead female bodies.
Many new-born babies , children and women were put to eternal sleep in the deadly blasts.
Although the daughter of India now rests in her eternal sleep
The child asks, "What happened to Grandma?" She is told that "Grandma has gone into a peaceful, eternal sleep." She then watches while Grandma is put into a box, a hole is dug in the ground, the box is placed in the ground, and everything is covered with dirt.
The principal deity, Padmanabhaswamy, is enshrined in the "Anantha-Sayanam" posture (in the eternal sleep of Yoga-nidra on the serpent Anantha).
Family Prom: Magic, Myth And Legend Join Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday, July 21, for suspense and danger, peppered with a little magic, which lies at the heart of many myths and legends - including Harry Potter's struggles with the forces of evil, the swashbuckling exploits of Robin Hood and Sleeping Beauty, condemned to eternal sleep.
Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, who is in the eternal sleep posture, and is considered one of the 108 Divya Desams (Holy Abodes) in India.