Countless other words such as honour, justice, morality, internationalism, democracy, science, and religion had simply ceased to exist.
George Orwell -- 1984
I ceased my labors and sat down upon the bones.
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Cask of Amontillado
I’d ceased feeling sleepy, but I was very tired and my legs were aching badly.
Albert Camus -- The Stranger
His power ceases, as does that of all evil things, at the coming of the day.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula
I answered that it had ceased to be a private matter, but had become a public one,
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
in a little while every sound ceased but his own voice;
Mark Twain -- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
This time the wind did not cease with the return of the snow.
Edith Wharton -- Ethan Frome
As they grew hungry the rights of property ceased to be regarded.
H.G. Wells -- The War of the Worlds
The captain, who had so long been a cause of so much discomfort, was gone where the wicked cease from troubling.
Robert Louis Stevenson -- Treasure Island
The Kapos beat us once more, but I had ceased to feel any pain from their blows.
Elie Wiesel -- Night
Men gasped and began to breathe again, unaware that for a moment they had ceased to breathe.
Jack London -- The Call of the Wild
White Fang had quieted down and ceased snarling.
Jack London -- White Fang
Some time toward dawn the rain ceases.
William Faulkner -- As I Lay Dying
Before I lost my sight and hearing, I was fast learning to talk, but after my illness it was found that I had ceased to speak because I could not hear.
Helen Keller -- Story of My Life
It seems that the worries and wants of a young boy never cease.
Wilson Rawls -- Where the Red Fern Grows
But Nancy sat quite still, only that her eyes dropped and ceased to meet his.
George Eliot -- Silas Marner
It made a hollow bubbling sound that ceased after a moment.
Ray Bradbury -- The Martian Chronicles
The shells, which had ceased to trouble the regiment for a time, came swirling again, and exploded in the grass or among the leaves of the trees.
Stephen Crane -- The Red Badge of Courage
They ... ceased to talk, then died.
Kurt Vonnegut -- Slaughterhouse-Five
This, it seems to me, is unwise and unreasonable, and should cease.
Booker T. Washington -- Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
The sting that followed upon the striking of his fingers against his leg ceased so quickly that he was startled,
Jack London -- To Build a Fire
At last they ceased to trouble his thoughts almost wholly.
Mark Twain -- The Prince and The Pauper
Hunting tigers ceased to interest me some years ago.
Richard Connell -- The Most Dangerous Game
The sound of music from the distant church has long since ceased.
William Faulkner -- Light in August
And then the music ceased,
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Masque of the Red Death
The draft that had for a moment stirred the boys’ trouser cuffs and blown the man’s hair, ceased.
Ray Bradbury -- Something Wicked This Way Comes
His soul, stifling and helpless, would cease to be.
James Joyce -- A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Then at the age of eleven or twelve they would cease being children.
Cormac McCarthy -- All the Pretty Horses
But his mother had ceased to listen.
D.H. Lawrence -- Sons and Lovers
They had ceased to talk;
Virginia Woolf -- To the Lighthouse
This smile rested upon myself, who had never ceased to follow her with my eyes.
Marcel Proust -- Swann’s Way
The sobs became more and more infrequent, and at last ceased.
Mark Twain -- Pudd’nhead Wilson
Gabriel ceased his rustling.
Thomas Hardy -- Far from the Madding Crowd
She began to wish he would die; yet she did not want him to die because then his salary would cease.
Leo Tolstoy -- The Death of Ivan Ilych
The house in which we live has long ceased to be our house; I shall go away.
Anton Chekhov -- The Cherry Orchard
The north wind had ceased—as was usual with the setting of the sun, and a light air arose from the south.
James Fenimore Cooper -- The Deerslayer
He had ceased to wonder if the action was wise,
Arthur C. Clarke -- Childhood’s End
...before the conflict itself should cease.
Abraham Lincoln -- Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address
The reason he had never heard of Texas was that Texas and her affairs had been painfully cut out of his newspapers since Austin began his settlements; so that ... this virgin province, in which his brother had travelled so far, and, I believe, had died, had ceased to be to him.
Edward E. Hale -- The Man Without a Country
And the Group had ceased to defend him.
Sinclair Lewis -- Arrowsmith