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I read for about ten minutes, beginning in the heart of a chapter, and then suddenly, in the middle of a sentence, he ordered me to cease and to change my dress.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The colonel of the regiment had announced that if these scandals did not cease he would have to leave.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It seemed to her that, knowing this, he might sooner cease to love her; and she dreaded nothing now so much as losing his love, though she had no grounds for fearing it.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Vronsky besought her to be calm, and declared that there was no trace of foundation for her jealousy; that he had never ceased, and never would cease, to love her; that he loved her more than ever.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
His looks thanked her for offering him his freedom and told her that one way or another he would never cease to love her, for that would be impossible.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Only looking up at the sky did Pierre cease to feel how sordid and humiliating were all mundane things compared with the heights to which his soul had just been raised.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The roar of guns, the whistling of projectiles, and the piteous moaning of the cook, which rose above the other sounds, did not cease for a moment.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It had been raining since morning and had seemed as if at any moment it might cease and the sky clear, but after a short break it began raining harder than before.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
THE NOTE TAKER [explosively] Woman: cease this detestable boohooing instantly; or else seek the shelter of some other place of worship.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
I told him I was well convinced of it; and I hinted that I hoped the time might even come, when he would cease to lead the lonely life he naturally contemplated now.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Old Barley was growling and swearing when we repassed his door, with no appearance of having ceased or of meaning to cease.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context