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cease
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

10 uses
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Definition
to stop or discontinue
  • Her labors began with the dawn, and did not cease till long after nightfall.
    9 — Sketches Of Neighboring Slaveholders (28% in)
  • My brother Willie and I often received portions of the crackers, cakes, and preserves, she made to sell; and after we ceased to be children we were indebted to her for many more important services.
    1 — Childhood (50% in)
  • She watched her husband with unceasing vigilance; but he was well practised in means to evade it.
    6 — The Jealous Mistress (7% in)
  • After a while it ceased.
    16 — Scenes At The Plantation (13% in)
  • There the wicked cease from troubling, and there the weary be at rest.
    16 — Scenes At The Plantation (53% in)
  • Let us be thankful that some time or other we shall go 'where the wicked cease from troubling, and the weary are at rest.'
    25 — Competition In Cunning (85% in)
  • I sought out the kind captain, thanked him for his attentions, and told him I should never cease to be grateful for the service he had rendered us.
    31 — Incidents In Philadelphia (3% in)
  • Sweet and bitter were mixed in the cup of my life, and I was thankful that it had ceased to be entirely bitter.
    33 — A Home Found (82% in)
  • Let every colored man and woman do this, and eventually we shall cease to be trampled under foot by our oppressors.
    35 — Prejudice Against Color (99% in)
  • She had gone "where the wicked cease from troubling, and the weary are at rest."
    41 — Free At Last (89% in)

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