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It would be nice to sit down and rest for a while.
She rested in her chair with her head back.
He read to her for an hour while she rested her eyes.
She rested her head against a cushion.
He picked up his briefcase, resting it on the desk.
John was now asleep, with his head resting on my shoulder.
She let her gaze rest on his face for a moment.
He rests in Oakhampton churchyard.