But one thing is possible, one thing she might desire," he went on, "that is the cessation of your relations and all memories associated with them.
I must inform her of my conclusion, that thinking over the terrible position in which she has placed her family, all other solutions will be worse for both sides than an external status quo, and that such I agree to retain, on the strict condition of obedience on her part to my wishes, that is to say, cessation of all intercourse with her lover.
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An unusual pattern of sudden, effortless smoking cessation in long-term smokers may indicate the onset of lung cancer.