Definition of Day of rest
1. Noun. A day set aside for rest.
Generic synonyms: Day Of The Week
Specialized synonyms: Dominicus, Lord's Day, Sun, Sunday, Sabbath
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Literary usage of Day of rest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report of the Commissioner of Labor by New York (State). Dept. of Labor (1915)
"(B) THE day of rest LAW The Legislature of 1913 passed what is commonly known ... The grant of one day of rest in seven is merely one manifestation of this ..."
2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"That Sunday should be most carefully observed as a day of rest and that the State ... Recent day as a day of rest. Through a series Movements of church ..."
3. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1880)
"A day of dissipation and riotous living is not a day of rest. The Sunday which is followed by " blue Monday " is not a Sabbath ; nor does it yield to the ..."
4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"WELCOME, SWEET day of rest W ELCOME, sweet day of rest That saw the Lord arise; Welcome to this reviving breast, And these rejoicing eyes! ..."
5. The Works of Thomas Shepard: First Pastor of the First Church, Cambridge by Thomas Shepard (1853)
"... or the day of entrance into the place of his rest in his ascension before the day of rest in his resurrection ; beside, it is very uncertain whether ..."
6. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1893)
"It is to be "a day of rest, not a night of rust," a sanctuary excluding the cares ... I am not now speaking of the many who must work on the day of rest. ..."