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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Countless other words such as honour, justice, morality, internationalism, democracy, science, and religion had simply ceased to exist.
  • Within twenty years at the most, he reflected, the huge and simple question, ’Was life better before the Revolution than it is now?’ would have ceased once and for all to be answerable.
  • But when war becomes literally continuous, it also ceases to be dangerous.
  • Technical progress can cease and the most palpable facts can be denied or disregarded.
  • Syme had ceased to exist: he had never existed.
  • With Julia he felt no difficulty in talking about such things: Katharine, in any case, had long ceased to be a painful memory and became merely a distasteful one.
  • The process of life had ceased to be intolerable, he had no longer any impulse to make faces at the telescreen or shout curses at the top of his voice.
  • In Oceania at the present day, Science, in the old sense, has almost ceased to exist.
  • It would probably be accurate to say that by becoming continuous war has ceased to exist.
  • The individual only has power in so far as he ceases to be an individual.
  • The espionage, the betrayals, the arrests, the tortures, the executions, the disappearances will never cease.
  • He had ceased to notice whether he was crying out or not.
  • Probably you have ceased to notice it.

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  • They signed a cease-fire agreement.
  • They agreed to a temporary cease-fire so non-combatants could leave the area.

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