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  • Thorpe only lashed his horse into a brisker trot; the Tilneys, who had soon ceased to look after her, were in a moment out of sight round the corner of Laura Place, and in another moment she was herself whisked into the marketplace.
  • If we proceed to particulars, and engage in the never-ceasing inquiry of ’Have you read this?’ and ’Have you read that?’
  • The business, however, though not perfectly elucidated by this speech, soon ceased to be a puzzle.
  • All that was venerable ceased here.
  • It was done; and Catherine found herself alone in the gallery before the clocks had ceased to strike.
  • She listened—the sound had ceased; and resolving not to lose a moment, she passed through and closed the door.
  • How Henry would think, and feel, and look, when he returned on the morrow to Northanger and heard of her being gone, was a question of force and interest to rise over every other, to be never ceasing, alternately irritating and soothing; it sometimes suggested the dread of his calm acquiescence, and at others was answered by the sweetest confidence in his regret and resentment.

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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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