It is on me, as Mayor of Valoise, that there reposes the duty of transmitting to their families the wishes of our dying soldiers!'
Europe, Mr. Belloc argues, reposes upon the foundations of nationality.
Upon that white curtained bed, raised by pillows, reposes one who has numbered more than sixty summers.
I own to you I feel little of that confidence that he reposes in this matter.
About two and one-half miles north of the fair ground, Leach Lake reposes by the road-side.
But in them reposes much of the material upon which this book is based.
To many, epitaphs in general seem ridiculous, but to me they do not; especially when I remember what reposes beneath them.
He reposes in the spot which young Renault had bought for him.
What but a man who adores God alone, who loves God above all things, who reposes all his trust and confidence in God?
It acquiesces in them; and, in a manner, fixes and reposes itself on them.
"lie at rest," mid-15c., from Middle French reposer, from Old French repauser (10c.), from Late Latin repausare "cause to rest," from Latin re-, here probably an intensive prefix (see re-), + Late Latin pausare "to stop" (see pause (v.)). Related: Reposed; reposing.
"put, place," mid-15c., from Latin repos-, stem of reponere "put back, set back, replace, restore; put away, lay out, stretch out," from re- "back, away" (see re-) + ponere "to put, place" (see position (n.)). Or perhaps [Klein] formed in Middle English from Old French poser, on model of disposen "dispose."
"rest," c.1500, from Middle French repos (11c.), back-formation from reposer (see repose (v.1)).