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resumption
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  • We hope for a resumption of negotiations.
  • The United Nations vote permits a resumption of trade with the country.
  • Mr. Fogg resumed the interrupted game with perfect calmness.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • When this little interruption was over, Joe resumed:
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations

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  • With his return to health, Eragon also resumed practicing magic.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • When at last the clanking subsided, I resumed the trowel, and finished without interruption the fifth, the sixth, and the seventh tier.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Cask of Amontillado
  • Kemp tried to think of something to keep the talk going, but the Invisible Man resumed of his own accord.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • he saw no obstacle to their happy life resuming its course.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • There seemed... no more to say, and presently the four resumed their journey;
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • She shook her head almost imperceptibly, then resumed her own deadpan stare at the opposite wall.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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  • All around me the happy atmosphere resumed its natural state.
    Wilson Rawls  --  Where the Red Fern Grows
  • ...unconsciously resuming his walk.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Young Goodman Brown
  • Agnes and her father had been gone a week, before we resumed our usual work.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • At his order, Master Olivier resumed his reading,
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Now, however, Aylmer resumed these half-forgotten investigations;
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Birthmark
  • He resumed: "Come, let us see, Mathilde."
    Guy de Maupassant  --  The Diamond Necklace
  • Then the conversation was resumed—but this time in whispers.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • Presently, she resumed her staring round the room.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • Dr. Gibbs soon resumes reading
    Thornton Wilder  --  Our Town
  • And I resumed the struggle.
    Samuel Beckett  --  Waiting for Godot
  • The trooper retires to a distant part of the room and resumes his curious inspection of the boxes,
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • He resumes his pacing, counting to himself, and reaches the wall.
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men
  • Mr Meagles’s companion resumed the conversation.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • FRANK resumes his seat.
    Peter Shaffer  --  Equus
  • Peg started giggling and resumed her knitting.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • "Now stop it, Jem Finch," he said, and resumed his spread-eagle position.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • But then time resumes, and the air doesn’t hold her, and as she drops there’s a piercing sound splitting the darkness and again it takes me a long time to realize it’s me, screaming.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Minho hesitated in the middle of chewing, then resumed.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • He resumed his path along the sidewalk and slowed as he approached the front entrance.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • As soon as he heard her voice, Brian resumed his struggle; again it ended with Brian jerking his hand back amid howls of pain.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Clary saw him take Mark’s hand; he pressed his witchlight into the boy’s palm, where it flickered, and then resumed its steady glow.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • But he stilled and resumed the soft and easy breathing.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • The militants simply used the cash to buy more weapons and resumed their activities.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • When we’d resumed an even keel, we squinted into the maelstrom and screamed our friends’ names.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • As the game resumed, the wild-haired girl dropped the centaur’s tail, and it went still once more.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • I had written enough jail-house resumes by now to know that a lot of the ladies had only worked in the (enormous) underground economy.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • It took a moment before the officer recovered and resumed pushing him out the door.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • In keeping with her inactivity on the boat, Stephanie simply grabbed a beer and a towel, picked a spot, and resumed sunbathing.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • I decided to allow the wolves time to settle in at the summer den before resuming my close watch upon them, and so I spent the next night at the cabin catching up on my notes.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • They ignored him again, and the man Called Linc resumed kissing Sunny on the belly and down her sides, to the points of her lips.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • The Hummer below finally restarts its engine and resumes winding its way north toward the city.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • He sighs, drops his head, and resumes reading.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Around us the Triathlon Terrors had diplomatically resumed their chatter.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • John had resumed his studies with Dr. Bulkeley.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • They resumed walking, waiting until her footsteps had vanished from their ears before speaking.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • And so down the line it went, with each guest rising briefly; making a short speech, and then resuming his place.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • I resumed following her.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Palmer’s nervousness lasted until he went to sleep that night, and resumed when his alarm clock woke him up next morning with the customary nip on the earlobe.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Wringer
  • Her face was changing, resuming its usual expression of gleeful malice.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • When her letter resumes, she tells us "I was all turned around and more tired than I can ever remember being.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
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