They were, in fact, sheltered, but they had ceased to remember it.
Then suddenly his visits had ceased.
After an hour or two they had lost all clear sense of direction, though they knew well enough that they had long ceased to go northward at all.
After some miles, however, the road ceased to roll up and down: it climbed to the top of a steep bank in a weary zig-zagging sort of way, and then prepared to go down for the last time.
The Thain was the master of the Shire-moot, and captain of the Shire-muster and the Hobbitry-in-arms, but as muster and moot were only held in times of emergency, which no longer occurred, the Thainship had ceased to be more than a nominal dignity.
He ceased, but at once Boromir stood up, tall and proud, before them.
For it is a long tale, full of deeds great and terrible, and briefly though Elrond spoke, the sun rode up the sky, and the morning was passing ere he ceased.
The chanting ceased.
He was interested in roots and beginnings; he dived into deep pools; he burrowed under trees and growing plants; he tunnelled into green mounds; and he ceased to look up at the hill-tops, or the leaves on trees, or the flowers opening in the air: his head and his eyes were downward.
The future, good or ill, was not forgotten, but ceased to have any power over the present.
While they were halted, the wind died down, and the snow slackened until it almost ceased.
The voice of Legolas faltered, and the song ceased.
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They signed a cease-fire agreement.
They agreed to a temporary cease-fire so non-combatants could leave the area.