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cease
used in Northanger Abbey

8 uses
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Definition
to stop or discontinue
  • Thorpe only lashed his horse into a brisker trot; the Tilneys, who had soon ceased to look after her, were in a moment out of sight round the corner of Laura Place, and in another moment she was herself whisked into the marketplace.
    Chapter 11 (59% in)
  • The business, however, though not perfectly elucidated by this speech, soon ceased to be a puzzle.
    Chapter 13 (61% in)
  • If we proceed to particulars, and engage in the never-ceasing inquiry of 'Have you read this?' and 'Have you read that?'
    Chapter 14 (15% in)
  • All that was venerable ceased here.
    Chapter 23 (28% in)
  • It was done; and Catherine found herself alone in the gallery before the clocks had ceased to strike.
    Chapter 24 (42% in)
  • She listened—the sound had ceased; and resolving not to lose a moment, she passed through and closed the door.
    Chapter 24 (55% in)
  • How Henry would think, and feel, and look, when he returned on the morrow to Northanger and heard of her being gone, was a question of force and interest to rise over every other, to be never ceasing, alternately irritating and soothing; it sometimes suggested the dread of his calm acquiescence, and at others was answered by the sweetest confidence in his regret and resentment.
    Chapter 29 (14% in)
  • In this unceasing recurrence of doubts and inquiries, on any one article of which her mind was incapable of more than momentary repose, the hours passed away, and her journey advanced much faster than she looked for.
    Chapter 29 (16% in)

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