Perhaps we constructively BREAK the command to rest
, because the resting we do is in most cases only a name, and not a fact.
It appears to have no contrary, unless one should define the contrary here also either as 'rest
in its quality' or as 'change in the direction of the contrary quality', just as we defined the contrary of change of place either as rest
in a place or as change in the reverse direction.
Briggs, "it is very proper that every person should have rest
, and be able to go to church on Sundays, but I should have thought you would not have minded such a short distance for the horse, and only once a day; you would have all the afternoon and evening for yourself, and we are very good customers, you know.
Reason indeed concurs with experience in showing that all the attention which the legislator pays to the business of war, and all other rules which he lays down, should have for their object rest
and peace; since most of those states (which we usually see) are preserved by war; but, after they have acquired a supreme power over those around them, are ruined; for during peace, like a sword, they lose their brightness: the fault of which lies in the legislator, who never taught them how to be at rest
Then she spoke to him and said, 'The Great Spirit felt sorry for you, because you would not be comforted, so he let me come back to you, but you must not stretch out your hand to touch me till we have seen the rest
of our people.
For a moment she felt that this rest
had been cut, and was suspicious of she knew not what.
Isn't it a thousand cruel pities, brother, that instead of taking his nat'ral rest
and qualifying himself for further exertions in this here honourable cause, he should be playing at soldiers like a boy?
She returned just in time to join the others as they quitted the house, on an excursion through its more immediate premises; and the rest
of the morning was easily whiled away, in lounging round the kitchen garden, examining the bloom upon its walls, and listening to the gardener's lamentations upon blights, in dawdling through the green-house, where the loss of her favourite plants, unwarily exposed, and nipped by the lingering frost, raised the laughter of Charlotte,--and in visiting her poultry-yard, where, in the disappointed hopes of her dairy-maid, by hens forsaking their nests, or being stolen by a fox, or in the rapid decrease of a promising young brood, she found fresh sources of merriment.
She smiled to herself at vagrant impulses which arose from nowhere and suggested that she rumple his hair; while he desired greatly, when they tired of reading, to rest
his head in her lap and dream with closed eyes about the future that was to be theirs.
Even here,' said Nicholas softly, 'we used to loiter before we knew what death was, and when we little thought whose ashes would rest
beneath; and, wondering at the silence, sit down to rest
and speak below our breath.
How luxurious it felt to rest
thus in a strange, quaint bed, with its sweet country odor of laurel lingering about the sheets and mattress
In the meantime, the rest
of the working class was more harshly treated.