I answered that it had ceased to be a private matter, but had become a public one,
So accustomed was I to his invariable success that the very possibility of his failing had ceased to enter into my head.
In this way you see K. K. K. ceases to be the initials of an individual and becomes the badge of a society.
This may account also for the obvious fact that his wife has ceased to love him.
But his wife—you said that she had ceased to love him.
He had ceased to strike and was gazing up at the ventilator when suddenly there broke from the silence of the night the most horrible cry to which I have ever listened.
"It would cease to be a danger if we could define it," said he.
I read for about ten minutes, beginning in the heart of a chapter, and then suddenly, in the middle of a sentence, he ordered me to cease and to change my dress.
It had ceased ere I was wide awake, but it had left an impression behind it as though a window had gently closed somewhere.
X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR The Lord St. Simon marriage, and its curious termination, have long ceased to be a subject of interest in those exalted circles in which the unfortunate bridegroom moves.
As to Miss Violet Hunter, my friend Holmes, rather to my disappointment, manifested no further interest in her when once she had ceased to be the centre of one of his problems, and she is now the head of a private school at Walsall, where I believe that she has met with considerable success.
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They signed a cease-fire agreement.
They agreed to a temporary cease-fire so non-combatants could leave the area.