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The Return of the King
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cease
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The Return of the King
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  • Three strokes it rang, like silver in the air, and ceased: the third hour from the rising of the sun.
  • The throb would cease suddenly and then be taken up again at some other point, now nearer, now further off.
  • They have long ceased to fear the might of Gondor, and they have allied them with the Enemy, and now make a heavy stroke in his cause.
  • The flying rain had ceased for a time, and the sun gleamed up above; but all the lower city was still wrapped in a smouldering reek.
  • Now, for a moment, his own fate, and even his masters, ceased to trouble him.
  • Then, as a sweet rain will pass down a wind of spring and the sun will shine out the clearer, his tears ceased, and his laughter welled up, and laughing he sprang from his bed.

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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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