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cease
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Ulysses
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  • Ceasing, he began to shave with care.
  • Her spoon ceased to stir up the sugar.
  • And, spent, its speech ceases.
  • Must have been that morning in Raymond terrace she was at the window watching the two dogs at it by the wall of the cease to do evil.
  • The barrow had ceased to trundle.
  • He ceased and looked at them, enjoying a silence.
  • Cease to strive.
  • Her hand ceased to rummage.
  • When the sound of his boots had ceased Davy Byrne said from his book: —What is this he is?
  • Felicitously he ceased and held a meek head among them, auk’s egg, prize of their fray.
  • The disk shot down the groove, wobbled a while, ceased and ogled them: six.
  • It shot down the groove, wobbled a while, ceased, ogling them: six.
  • He ceased.
  • He rooted in the sand, dabbling, delving and stopped to listen to the air, scraped up the sand again with a fury of his claws, soon ceasing, a pard, a panther, got in spousebreach, vulturing the dead.
  • Oaths of a man roar, mutter, cease.
  • Malachias, overcome by emotion, ceased.
  • Tuberculosis, lunacy, war and mendicancy must now cease.
  • (He ceases suddenly and holds up a forefinger) BELLA: (Laughing) Omelette….
  • For they garner the succulent berries of the hop and mass and sift and bruise and brew them and they mix therewith sour juices and bring the must to the sacred fire and cease not night or day from their toil, those cunning brothers, lords of the vat.
  • Tired seemingly, he ceased.
  • Cease fire!
  • That it was a Utopia, there being no known method from the known to the unknown: an infinity renderable equally finite by the suppositious apposition of one or more bodies equally of the same and of different magnitudes: a mobility of illusory forms immobilised in space, remobilised in air: a past which possibly had ceased to exist as a present before its probable spectators had entered actual present existence.
  • (The prelude ceases.
  • The gay sweet chirping whistling within went on a bar or two, ceased.

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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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