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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uk GOODWIN Sandra Marie Fell into an eternal sleep on Friday 12th June.
One possible lifeline for the Turkish Cypriots is the protection that EU membership will offer them if there is a peace deal, therefore I believe that both communities must agree to a two-state confederation before the dream of reunification becomes an eternal sleep.
There's a fairy tale where the beautiful princess has been banished to eternal sleep in a glass coffin.
They say there are no atheists in foxholes, but Grandpa's journey from Judaism to atheism was walked in the trenches of World War I, and after that the idea of an eternal sleep came to him as a blessed release.
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.
That is, being healthy until the very end and simply slip one day into 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.