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The Call of the Wild
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cease
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The Call of the Wild
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  • Men gasped and began to breathe again, unaware that for a moment they had ceased to breathe.
  • The resulting tangle was even worse, but Buck took good care to keep the traces clear thereafter; and ere the day was done, so well had he mastered his work, his mates about ceased nagging him.
  • Buck simply smothered him by virtue of superior weight, and cut him up till he ceased snapping and began to whine for mercy.
  • The men ceased talking.
  • Mercedes ceased weeping over the dogs, being too occupied with weeping over herself and with quarrelling with her husband and brother.
  • He swam powerfully and was dragged ashore by Pete and Hans at the very point where swimming ceased to be possible and destruction began.
  • He had made no noise, yet it ceased from its howling and tried to sense his presence.

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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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