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desist
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The Aeneid
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  • Desist, my much-lov’d lord,’t indulge your pain; You bear no more than what the gods ordain.
  • Thrice at the cavern’s mouth he pull’d in vain, And, panting, thrice desisted from his pain.
  • Both armies from their bloody work desist, And, bearing backward, form a spacious list.
  • Nor, thus forborne, The youth desists, but with insulting scorn Provokes the ling’ring prince, whose patience, tir’d, Gave place; and all his breast with fury fir’d.

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  • The Federal Trade Commission ordered the company to cease-and-desist from making such claims.
  • The new company was halted in their tracks when the city had a cease-and-desist order issued.

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