Definition of Restings
1. resting [n] - See also: resting
Lexicographical Neighbors of Restings
Literary usage of Restings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Inventions, Improvements, and Practice of Benjamin Thompson, in the Combined by Benjamin Thompson (1847)
"... divide this amount by the waggons sent away, together with the coals put to the heap and resting, viz., 66 waggons the mornings' restings + 707 xx. 7 c. ..."
2. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"He learns as well as the engineer what hills are steep, what ground ascends. By repeated strains and restings on the terraces, he at length surmounts every ..."
3. The Confessions of an English Opium-eater by Thomas De Quincey (1913)
"... but the pleasures of the poor, their hopes, their consolations of spirit, and their restings from toil, can never become oppressive to contemplate. ..."
4. The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Confucianism by James Legge (1899)
"When one's movements and restings all take place at the proper time for them, his way (of proceeding) is brilliant and intelligent. ..."
5. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1887)
"Surely we ought to have something of the same happiness in quiet restings with God. And so I urge on you the constant need of this practice. ..."