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  • His life would be lonely too until he, too, died, ceased to exist, became a memory—if anyone remembered him.
  • When it had ceased all the auditors drank from their bottles in silence.
  • As he sat there, living over his life with her and evoking alternately the two images in which he now conceived her, he realised that she was dead, that she had ceased to exist, that she had become a memory.
  • Gradually as the last glasses were being filled the conversation ceased.
  • The patting at once grew louder in encouragement and then ceased altogether.
  • An irregular musketry of applause escorted her also as far as the piano and then, as Mary Jane seated herself on the stool, and Aunt Julia, no longer smiling, half turned so as to pitch her voice fairly into the room, gradually ceased.
  • Freddy Malins, who had listened with his head perched sideways to hear her better, was still applauding when everyone else had ceased and talking animatedly to his mother who nodded her head gravely and slowly in acquiescence.

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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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