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cease
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Franny and Zooey
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  • Anyway, after that, the pilgrim stays overnight, and he and the husband sit up till late talking about this method of praying without ceasing.
  • I don’t know what, but something happens, and the words get synchronized with the person’s heartbeats, and then you’re actually praying without ceasing.
  • Well, as I said, the pilgrim—this simple peasant—started the whole pilgrimage to find out what it means in the Bible when it says you’re supposed to pray without ceasing.
  • He’s been reading the Bible all his life, and he wants to know what it means when it says, in Thessalonians, Pray without ceasing.’

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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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