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Gone with the Wind
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  • Before such an exhibition of grief, Pittypat’s easy tears ceased and Melly flew to the bedside to comfort her sister-in-law.
  • The little town was gone and the face of the rapidly growing city was animated with never-ceasing energy and bustle.
  • Willie went scarlet and all conversation ceased.
  • CHAPTER XX As the hot noisy days of August were drawing to a close the bombardment abruptly ceased.
  • Little Wade was no longer an annoyance, for the family, black and white, and the neighbors idolized him and there was a never-ceasing rivalry as to whose lap he should occupy.
  • A never-ceasing line of army wagons and ambulances, loading and unloading supplies and wounded from the trains, made the mud and confusion worse as they toiled in and struggled out, drivers swearing, mules plunging and mud spattering for yards.
  • She sprang to her feet with an incoherent cry which made the hum of voices in the next room cease suddenly.
  • Miss Scarlett, Mist’ Phil’s ’ceased.
  • Prissy ceased her yelling but her teeth chattered.
  • And finally, the Yankees ceased annoying them.
  • Scarlett said a brief prayer of thanksgiving that the rain of the previous night had ceased, for she had lain awake listening to it, knowing that it would mean the ruin of her velvet dress and new bonnet.
  • Cease your cackle.
  • He sat very still for a while holding her head against his shoulder and, as if by effort, the trembling of his arms ceased.
  • The rain had ceased and there was no sound except for the occasional drip of water from the eaves.
  • In addition to the Carpetbag gentry, substantial people from the North were moving into Atlanta, attracted by the never ceasing business activity of the town in this period of rebuilding and expansion.
  • Rhett was leaning over her when she woke, and without a word he picked her up in his arms like a child and held her close, his hard muscles comforting, his wordless murmuring soothing, until her sobbing ceased.
  • Quiet, drowsy afternoon siestas had ceased to be, for though the clamor of battle might lull from time to time, Peachtree Street was alive and noisy at all hours, cannon and ambulances rumbling by, wounded stumbling in from the rifle pits, regiments hurrying past at double-quick, ordered from the ditches on one side of town to the defense of some hard-pressed earthworks on the other, and couriers dashing headlong down the street toward headquarters as though the fate of the Confederacy…
  • As she screamed, the moaning from the second floor ceased and a moment later Melanie’s voice, weak and trembling, called: "Scarlett?
  • At the mention of Ellen everyone felt queer and conversation suddenly ceased.
  • Sometimes, in the days of backbreaking work, in the desperate struggle for food and the never-ceasing care of the three sick girls, Scarlett found herself straining her ears for familiar sounds—the shrill laughter of the pickaninnies in the quarters, the creaking of wagons home from the fields, the thunder of Gerald’s stallion tearing across the pasture, the crunching of carriage wheels on the drive and the gay voices of neighbors dropping in for an afternoon of gossip.

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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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