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  • As she never entered it, the Minniemashie House ceased to exist for her.
  • They tittered politely, but they did not move from the social security of their circle, and they did not cease staring.
  • While she waited she ceased to pity and began to mock herself.
  • Then, for three years which passed like one curt paragraph, she ceased to find anything interesting save the Bjornstams and her baby.
  • His giggling ceased.
  • When he demanded, "I’d like to stage ’Suppressed Desires,’ by Cook and Miss Glaspell," Carol ceased to be patronizing.
  • III Vida had done her a service; had made all agonizing seem so fatuous that she ceased writhing and saw that her whole problem was simple as mutton: she was interested in Erik’s aspiration; interest gave her a hesitating fondness for him; and the future would take care of the eventů.

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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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