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affording no quiet, repose, or rest

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characterized by unrest or disorder

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causing or fraught with or showing anxiety

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Year after year so much allowance for the drifting of the ferry- boat, so many miles an hour the flowing of the stream, here the rushes, there the lilies, nothing uncertain or unquiet.
Dorcas nourished her apprehensions in silence till one afternoon when Reuben awoke from an unquiet sleep, and seemed to recognize her more perfectly than at any previous time.
Mother and daughter stood together in the same circle of seclusion from human society; and in the nature of the child seemed to be perpetuated those unquiet elements that had distracted Hester Prynne before Pearl's birth, but had since begun to be soothed away by the softening influences of maternity.
It is true that Colonel Shute had probably never led so unquiet a life while fighting the French as he did now, while governing this province of Massachusetts Bay.
The Unquiet Dead will feature M R James' Lost Hearts, a grisly account of black magic in the Midlands, and Edith Nesbit's haunting saga of thwarted love The Shadow.
Critique: An impressively informed and uniquely informative biography based on extensive personal interviews, "A Lit Fuse" is an unguarded, uncensored, unquiet, and dramatically personal tour of the life of Harlan Ellison--and a 'must read' for the legions of Harlan Ellison fans.
For the most part, The Sea Mark follows a generally conventional structure, tracking Smith's adventures chronologically from the battlefields of the Ottoman Empire to Jamestown, the North Atlantic, and finally to his long, unquiet retirement in England.
Gatiss is a no slouch, either, having penned Doctor Who episodes like "The Unquiet Dead" and "The Crimson Horror," as well as films like The First Men in the Moon (2010).
In his book Newman's Unquiet Grave, author John Cornwall published letters revealing the grief that enveloped the Cardinal following his friend's death.
In her new book, Kay Redfield Jamison, author of An Unquiet Mind, brings her medical and personal experience of bipolar disorder to bear on the entwining of Lowell's poetry and psychology.
The Unquiet Frontier: Rising Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of American Power
The festivities continued with Samjhotay ki Chadar Said Mahmood in conversation with Zehra Nigah, followed by the Book Launch of This Unquiet Land by Barkha Dutt where Ghazi Salahuddin was in conversation with Barkha Dutt, followed by Writing History Nauman Naqvi in conversation with Barbara Metcalf, Tharparkar: Desert Woes with Sono Khangrani, Tanveer Ahmed, and Masood Lohar, moderated by Sadiqa Salahuddin, Fostering Innovation and Creativity through Protection of Intellectual Property with Amar Naseer, Ameena Saiyid, and Babar Ayaz, moderated by Syed Nusrat Ali, and Photography in the Age of Art with Rafeeq Ellias, Amean J.
Beginning with the injunction from 1 John 4:1, "beleeve not every spirit, but trie the spirits whether they be of God," Bancroft characterized the "persons of unquiet Spyrrites" not as persons with troubled souls but as servants of those troublesome Spirits who did not originate with God: in other words, the search for the Martinists ventriloquizing the dead Tarleton was a hunt for those witches thriving in England, whose platform, in the words of Bancroft, was the desire that, despite the rule of God, men should be permitted by the secular and religious authorities "to do as they list.
Part of a series of seven linked but independent novels, The Unquiet Past can stand on its own as intended but will likely entice readers to seek out the rest of the series.
Tess, in The Unquiet Past by Kelley Armstrong, is kind of a loner.