The stillness consequent on the cessation of the rumbling and labouring of the coach, added to the stillness of the night, made it very quiet indeed.
There was no cessation, but the regular moment’s pause, in the utterance of these sounds.
And when Jarvis Lorry saw the kindled eyes, the resolute face, the calm strong look and bearing of the man whose life always seemed to him to have been stopped, like a clock, for so many years, and then set going again with an energy which had lain dormant during the cessation of its usefulness, he believed.
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An unusual pattern of sudden, effortless smoking cessation in long-term smokers may indicate the onset of lung cancer.