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Synonyms for restful

affording physical or mental rest

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One golden morning of a sunny day, I leant against the low stone wall that guarded a little village church, and I smoked, and drank in deep, calm gladness from the sweet, restful scene - the grey old church with its clustering ivy and its quaint carved wooden porch, the white lane winding down the hill between tall rows of elms, the thatched-roof cottages peeping above their trim-kept hedges, the silver river in the hollow, the wooded hills beyond!
During this journey he, as it were, considered his life afresh and arrived at his old conclusion, restful in its hopelessness: that it was not for him to begin anything anew- but that he must live out his life, content to do no harm, and not disturbing himself or desiring anything.
The method was a little singular, but very restful, for it seemed to ignore completely all accidents of human life, and to span very deep abysses with a few simple words.
She came to me slowly; no incomprehensible thing to me now, but transparent as a pool, and so restful to look upon that she was a bath to the eyes, like banks of moss.
It was restful lying there, for the sun was now obscured by clouds and Tarzan was very tired.
Everything about the whole place is restful," Penelope said,--"your servants with their quaint dresses and slippered feet, your thick carpets, the smell of those strange burning leaves, and, forgive me if I say so, your closed windows.
The restful loneliness of the only life he had known was gone.
Nearer to the house, the restful shadows are disturbed at intervals, where streams of light fall over them aslant from the lamps in the room.
Save the dull piping of insects and the sough of the leaves, there was silence everywhere--the sweet restful silence of nature.
You see I am stiff and trail-sore, and this bunk is so restful.
Here is how Carlyle describes his new friend: "A fine, large- featured, dime-eyed, bronze-coloured, shaggy-headed man is Alfred; dusty, smoky, free and easy; who swims outwardly and inwardly with great composure in an articulate element as of tranquil chaos and tobacco smoke; great, now and then when he does emerge; a most restful, brotherly, whole-hearted man.
But this word being the only clear and definite statement in these grotesque and dismal ravings was comparatively restful to his mind.
In his savage way he loved them; but they were far from satisfying or restful companions.
Well, with her he would certainly be restful," Dolly assented.
The tiny white houses of Collinsville, which they were nearing, disappeared behind a low island, though the Montezuma Hills, with their long, low, restful lines, slumbered on the horizon apparently as far away as ever.