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Rest

To cease motion, exertion, or labor.

In a lawsuit, a party is said to "rest," or "rest her case," when that party indicates that she has produced all the evidence that she intends to offer at that stage and submits the case either finally, or subject to the right to offer rebutting evidence after her opponent has introduced her evidence.

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Powered by Mitsubishi Motors, the magnum opus Khalil Gibran 'Rest Upon The Wind' was supported by Omantel, Al Jarwani Hospitality, Oman Air, Al Shabiba and Times of Oman, AIWA and OER, Europcar, Hala FM, Desert Dreams, Talentz Centre and Mazoon Printing Press.
First staged in the West End of London at the Tristan Bates Theatre in 2011, 'Rest Upon The Wind' has been popular the world over with several shows in New York.
An enthralling melange of drama, introspection and soul-searching discovery, Rest Upon The Wind chronicles Gibran's life from the time he migrated from Lebanon to the US as a 12 year old with his family.
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of Ottawa) sees facing the world, and even if there were a sure and steady hand at the ready, there is no tiller for it to rest upon. His solution is for citizens to band together to press corporations and politicians to empower the United Nations to take control.
It was during this decade that the members of this class shaped their society with their Whig principles while at the same time attempting to create an industrial economy that would incorporate, indeed rest upon, the institution of slavery.
With a design that calls for 300 units on four acres in the heart of Brooklyn, the housing project is made up of three elongated interlocking curvilinear structures that rest upon a "green plinth" that comprises the building's base.
Further, he asserts that the comprehensiveness and validity of any Jesus book rest upon how well the scholar's work answers all five questions.
For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rest upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Price of Peace (Isa.
Uerling says the organization sees no reason to rest upon its good reputation in the community.