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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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to stop or discontinue
  • Politics ceased to exist for him that moment; and as for the small boy in knickers—the casualty of Christmas past—the high, polished, formal room, the crossed flags behind the desk, the littered filing cabinets, the books—all came down to a homely familiarity, mere frame around the Congressman's face.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (49% in)
  • There are parallel lines, at the beginning and end—the poet's description and comment in the introit that the walls will be the hero's only immortality (but his name will cease to be connected with them)—and Gilgamesh's own description, an echo.
    15 — The Dialogue of the Dead (86% in)

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