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- n. euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
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O what gratulation will there be, that thou hast escaped all the miseries of the world, the snares of the devil, the pains of hell, and obtained with them thy eternal rest and happiness! for there every one joyeth as much in another's happiness as in his own, because he shall see him as much loved of God as himself; yea, they have as many distinct joys as they have copartners of their joy.