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Lewis : quies

quies, quĭes, ētis (abl. quie, Naev. ap. Prisc. p. 703 P.), f. Sanscr. çi = jacēre; Gr. κεῖμαι, to lie; cf. Lat. cīvis, rest, quiet. Lit., rest, repose, cessation from labor, from cares, etc.: locus quietis et tranquillitatis plenissimus, Cic. de Or. 1, 1, 2: senectutis, id. Deiot. 13, 38: quem non quies, non remissio delectarent, id. Cael. 17, 39: mors laborum ac miseriarum quies est, a state of rest, id. Cat. 4, 4, 7: ex diutino labore quieti se dare, Caes. B. C. 2, 14: quietem capere, to take repose, id. B. G. 6, 27: tribus horis exercitui ad quietem datis, id. ib. 7, 41: quietem pati, Sall. J. 101, 11: nulla metuentibus quies, Just. 2, 13, 11.

In plur.: uti somno et quietibus ceteris, recreations, Cic. Off. 1, 29, 103.

In partic. A quiet life, a keeping still, neutrality between political parties: Attici quies tantopere Caesari fuit grata, ut, Nep. Att. 7, 3; Suet. Tib. 15; Tac. A. 14, 47.

Quiet, peace: quae diuturna quies pepererat, Sall. C. 31, 1: quieti Subdita montanae bracchia Dalmatiae, Ov. P. 2, 2, 77: ingrata genti quies, Tac. G. 14: atrox clamor et repente quies, id. A. 1, 25: longa, id. Agr. 11. —Transf., of inanim. things: si non tanta quies iret frigusque caloremque Inter, i. e. the repose of spring, Verg. G. 2, 344: ventorum, Plin. 18, 26, 62, § 231: pelagi, Stat. S. 2, 2, 26: lenis materiae, evenness, smoothness, Plin. 16, 16, 28, § 70.

The rest of sleep, repose, sleep, Plaut. Cure. 2, 2, 22: capere quietem, to fall asleep, go to sleep, Ov. F. 1, 205: alta, deep sleep, Verg. A. 6, 522: ire ad quietem, to go to rest, go to sleep, Cic. Div. 1, 29, 60: quieti se tradere, id. ib. 1, 29, 61: secundum quietem, in sleep, id. ib. 2, 66, 135: per quietem, Suet. Caes. 81: neque vigiliis neque quietibus, Sall. C. 15, 4.

The sleep of death, death: olli dura quies oculos et ferreus urget Somnus, Verg. A. 10, 745: quod si forte tibi properarint fata quietem, Prop. 2, 28 (3, 24), 25.

Transf. A dream: vanae nec monstra quietis, Nec somno comperta loquor, Stat. Th. 10, 205: praesaga, id. ib. 10, 324; Vell. 2, 70, 1: ducem terruit dira quies, nam Varum cernere visus est, etc., Tac. A. 1, 65.

A resting-place, lair of a wild beast (poet.): intectae fronde quietes, Lucr. 1, 405.

Personified: Quies, the goddess of rest, Liv. 4, 41, 8; Stat. Th. 10, 89.