eternal sleep

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Synonyms for eternal sleep

euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)

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Motivated by hatred, betrayal and the notion that true love is nonexistent, she curses the young girl and proclaims that on her 16th birthday, she will prick her finger on a spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into an eternal sleep.
SECKER George Arthur Grandad, we held your hand while you drifted into eternal sleep.
Oh, little infant, so newly emerged from your cradle, As you sleep the eternal sleep Dream only of our moments of happiness As we cherish the precious gift of your smile.
Your loving sisters Janine, Rob and Liza, Gill and Tony, Mel, Paul and Dominic, Liza and Jim xxx (To my beloved boyfriend and loving Daddy, you looked so handsome lying there in eternal sleep, forever.
Many new-born babies , children and women were put to eternal sleep in the deadly blasts.
Although the daughter of India now rests in her eternal sleep
The principal deity, Padmanabhaswamy, is enshrined in the "Anantha-Sayanam" posture (in the eternal sleep of Yoga-nidra on the serpent Anantha).
Family Prom: Magic, Myth And Legend Join Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday, July 21, for suspense and danger, peppered with a little magic, which lies at the heart of many myths and legends - including Harry Potter's struggles with the forces of evil, the swashbuckling exploits of Robin Hood and Sleeping Beauty, condemned to eternal sleep.