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cease
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

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Definition
to stop or discontinue
  • Who could say where the fleshly impulse ceased, or the physical impulse began?
    Chapter 4 (90% in)
  • But then the only things that one can use in fiction are the things that one has ceased to use in fact.
    Chapter 6 (80% in)
  • When she leaned over the balcony and came to those wonderful lines— Although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night: It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be Ere one can say, "It lightens."
    Chapter 7 (24% in)
  • There is always something ridiculous about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.
    Chapter 7 (64% in)
  • The people who have adored me—there have not been very many, but there have been some—have always insisted on living on, long after I had ceased to care for them, or they to care for me.
    Chapter 8 (59% in)
  • For a moment he thought of praying that the horrible sympathy that existed between him and the picture might cease.
    Chapter 8 (93% in)
  • It was some consolation that Harry was to be there, and when the door opened and he heard his slow musical voice lending charm to some insincere apology, he ceased to feel bored.
    Chapter 15 (24% in)
  • At the same time the firing ceased along the line.
    Chapter 18 (30% in)
  • When you and he ceased to be great friends, he ceased to be a great artist.
    Chapter 19 (49% in)
  • When you and he ceased to be great friends, he ceased to be a great artist.
    Chapter 19 (49% in)
  • But a chance tone of colour in a room or a morning sky, a particular perfume that you had once loved and that brings subtle memories with it, a line from a forgotten poem that you had come across again, a cadence from a piece of music that you had ceased to play—I tell you, Dorian, that it is on things like these that our lives depend.
    Chapter 19 (80% in)

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