The shower greatly abated, the lightning ceased, the thunder rolled among the distant hills, and the sun began to glisten on the wet leaves and the falling rain.
On the present evening of the long vacation, in Cook’s Court, Cursitor Street, he does such a powerful stroke of business that the warehouse appears to be quite full when the works cease.
I told you what would come of it when I ceased to be so, and see here!
When these at length cease, all seems more mysterious and quiet than before.
She has ceased to toss the screen and holds it as if she were listening.
Let them but once clearly perceive that its grand principle is to make business for itself at their expense, and surely they will cease to grumble.
I do not mean that it ceased even then, but that my attention was then diverted into a current very memorable to me.
Mrs. Bagnet ceasing, Mr. Bagnet removes his hand from his head as if the shower-bath were over and looks disconsolately at Mr. George, who has turned quite white and looks distressfully at the grey cloak and straw bonnet.
The bell that rings at nine o’clock has ceased its doleful clangour about nothing; the gates are shut; and the night-porter, a solemn warder with a mighty power of sleep, keeps guard in his lodge.
When it has ceased, the fine night, the bright large moon, and multitudes of stars, are left at peace again.
Here he would crease up his eyelids and kiss his fingers to me, though I am happy to say he had ceased to be particular in his attentions since I had been so altered.
"My mother will likewise live in the ’ouse when her present quarter in the Old Street Road shall have ceased and expired; and consequently there will be no want of society.
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They signed a cease-fire agreement.
They agreed to a temporary cease-fire so non-combatants could leave the area.