Definitions of Resting

  1. a. & amp; n. from Rest, v. t. & amp; i.

Usage examples for Resting

  1. He had put his arm round her, and she could feel his hand resting on her heart. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  2. Anthony Walrond stood in the shadow of the Oistins breastwork, his hand resting lightly on his sword. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  3. She felt as if his gloomy eyes were resting on her. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  4. 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
  5. Dreaming is not a proper way of resting. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. There the two arms resting on the desk. – Friday, the Thirteenth by Thomas W. Lawson
  11. One hand was resting upon the table, and I fancied that his fingers were shaking. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  12. 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
  13. She was sitting by the fire, her face resting upon her hands. – The Nether World by George Gissing
  14. 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
  15. A black felt hat was drawn down over his eyes, and his muffled face was resting on his hand. – Simon by J. Storer Clouston
  16. And Amine threw herself on her resting- place that she might forget everything. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  17. 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
  18. 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