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cessation
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
a stopping
  • The tumult of cessation from lessons was already breaking forth, but it sank at her voice.
    Chapter 5 (65% in)
  • Lulled by the sound, I at last dropped asleep; I had not long slumbered when the sudden cessation of motion awoke me; the coach-door was open, and a person like a servant was standing at it: I saw her face and dress by the light of the lamps.
    Chapter 5 (16% in)
  • At dark I allowed Adele to put away books and work, and to run downstairs; for, from the comparative silence below, and from the cessation of appeals to the door-bell, I conjectured that Mr. Rochester was now at liberty.
    Chapter 13 (10% in)

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