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Definitions of Resting

  1. of Rest
  2. a. & amp; n. from Rest, v. t. & amp; i.
  3. a. & n. from Rest, v. t. & i.
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Quotes of Resting

  1. The aristocracy of Western Europe has absolutely tabooed silver in those countries and driven it away from there. Here it finds its only resting place. – Richard Parks Bland
  2. While I'm playing baseball, I'm still writing songs and having tapes sent to me. I'm sure I'll spend a lot of time in the whirlpool resting these tired bones, so I'll be thinking of music then. – Garth Brooks
  3. Here, again, as I conceive, gentlemen forget that this government is a republican one, resting exclusively in the intelligence and virtue of the People. – Caleb Cushing
  4. After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working. – Kenneth Grahame
  5. True Americanism is opposed utterly to any political divisions resting on race and religion. – Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
  6. Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired. – Jules Renard
  7. Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God's grace. – Charles Spurgeon
  8. The Anarchists answer that the abolition of the State will leave in existence a defensive association, resting no longer on a compulsory but on a voluntary basis, which will restrain invaders by any means that may prove necessary. – Benjamin Tucker
  9. A babe in the house is a well -spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men. – Martin Farquhar Tupper
  10. Resting on your laurels is as dangerous as resting when you are walking in the snow. You doze off and die in your sleep. – Ludwig Wittgenstein

Usage examples for Resting

  1. There the two arms resting on the desk. – Friday, the Thirteenth by Thomas W. Lawson
  2. He had put his arm round her, and she could feel his hand resting on her heart. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  3. He sat smoking his cigar, his head resting on one hand, and evidently listening with attention to the words of his companion. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  4. She stood listening, the fingers of one hand to her lips, those of the other still resting on the plaster shoulder. – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  5. Dreaming is not a proper way of resting – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  6. She's been resting for a month or two: and she lives in the same house as a person named Mrs. Hopper, who is the sister of the wife of Mr. Jollyman's assistant. – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  7. Anthony Walrond stood in the shadow of the Oistins breastwork, his hand resting lightly on his sword. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  8. He was lying on his back, his head and neck flat on a pillow, one foot resting on the floor. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  9. Jane kept her seat, her head resting on her hand, the letter once more in her lap. – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  10. One hand was resting upon the table, and I fancied that his fingers were shaking. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. Therese found him resting on the balcony of the terrace where he had felt the first sufferings of love. – The Red Lily, v2 by Anatole France
  12. As she passed him, she exclaimed to a gentleman on whose arm she was resting Colonel Burr!" – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  13. She was sitting by the fire, her face resting upon her hands. – The Nether World by George Gissing
  14. They were resting after the first set, and Cherry and Martin, in the opposite court, were out of hearing. – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  15. And Amine threw herself on her resting place that she might forget everything. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  16. I don't like you to stay up so late to earn it, when you ought to be resting – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  17. A black felt hat was drawn down over his eyes, and his muffled face was resting on his hand. – Simon by J. Storer Clouston
  18. Go now to your mother; and, before this hour to- morrow, I shall think of you resting at Pongaudin. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  19. She felt as if his gloomy eyes were resting on her. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  20. The grandmother was waiting patiently, closing her eyes, and resting them, letting the warm sun lie upon her folded hands like a friend's touch. – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
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