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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Rest
 
  At rest, as the ark in the temple.
            —Francis Bacon
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  Rested on him as lightly as freckles on his nose.
            —Alice Caldwell Hegan
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                Rest,
Like beauty nestling in a young man’s breast.
            —Charles Lamb
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Rested in strange wise,
As when some creature utterly outworn
Sinks into bed and lies.
            —Dante Gabriel Rossetti
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