from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a reposed manner; quietly; composedly; calmly.


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  • One mused reposedly on life -- the other warmly of the immediate hours before her.

    The Happy Foreigner

  • Then again they were questioned by our people as to the state of the country, whether in peace or war; how and where the Sultan Gerad Mahamed Ali was residing; if rain had lately fallen, and where; if the cattle were well in milk; -- to which it was responded that everything was in the most promising order; the cattle were flourishing in the hills, where rain had lately fallen, about twenty miles distant from that place; and the sultan, with all the royal family, [10] were there, revelling on milk, under the shade of favouring trees, or reposedly basking in the warm morning sun -- the height of Somali bliss.

    What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile

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