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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of rest.

Etymologies

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rest + -eth

Examples

  • And this our proportion Poeticall resteth in fiue points: Staffe, Measure,

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • And this our proportion Poeticall resteth in fiue points: Staffe, Measure, Concord, Scituation and figure all which shall be spoken of in their places.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • And as for believing unto justification, I acknowledge no other faith (in men of years) than such as resteth on Christ declared in the word of grace by the Scriptures.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • And as for believing unto justification, I acknowledge no other faith (in men of years) than such as resteth on Christ declared in the wora of grace by the Scriptures.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • Or he resteth with that waist which is slim beyond compare;

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Ask of what thou wilt; success resteth with Allah.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Answered he, “O handmaid of good, ask me not of his case nor what he suffereth for excess of love-longing; he sleepeth not by night neither resteth he by day; wakefulness wasteth him and care hath conquered him and his condition is a consternation to his friend.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Replied the wolf, For all my want of confidence in thy fidelity, verily I knew what was in thy mind and that thou wast moved to deliver me whenas thou heardest my repentance, and I said to myself, ‘If what he asserteth be true, he will have repaired the ill he did; and if false, it resteth with the Lord to requite him.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • It is in vain for princes, to take counsel concerning matters, if they take no counsel likewise concerning persons; for all matters are as dead images; and the life of the execution of affairs, resteth in the good choice of persons.

    The Essays

  • Certainly the great multiplication of virtues upon human nature, resteth uponsocieties well ordained and disciplined.

    The Essays

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