CHAPTER III As a child she had promised to be tall, but when she was sixteen she ceased to grow, and her stature, like most other points in her composition, was not unusual.
To her mind there was nothing of the infinite about Mrs. Penniman; Catherine saw her all at once, as it were, and was not dazzled by the apparition; whereas her father’s great faculties seemed, as they stretched away, to lose themselves in a sort of luminous vagueness, which indicated, not that they stopped, but that Catherine’s own mind ceased to follow them.
"Catherine," he said, lowering his voice, "I have never ceased to think of you."
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They signed a cease-fire agreement.
They agreed to a temporary cease-fire so non-combatants could leave the area.