The street in which it upreared its venerable peaks has long ceased
to be a fashionable quarter of the town; so that, though the old edifice was surrounded by habitations of modern date, they were mostly small, built entirely of wood, and typical of the most plodding uniformity of common life.
While the trick lasted he won in sixteen successive duels in his university; but by that time observers had discovered what his charm was, and how to break it, therefore his championship ceased
And she walked on again under the breaking cloud, from which there came now and then the light of a quickly veiled star, for a freezing wind had sprung up since the snowing had ceased
Now she ceased
her singing, and stood before the crouching king and before me, who was behind the king, so that the light of her glory shone upon us.
But now, drawing back to the edge of the table, gradually lower your eye (thus bringing yourself more and more into the condition of the inhabitants of Flatland), and you will find the penny becoming more and more oval to your view, and at last when you have placed your eye exactly on the edge of the table (so that you are, as it were, actually a Flatlander) the penny will then have ceased
to appear oval at all, and will have become, so far as you can see, a straight line.
Nearly four years had passed away; at the end of the second he had ceased
to mark the lapse of time.
You must have ceased
to love me, Makar Alexievitch.
Again, if all animals ceased
to exist, there would be no knowledge, but there might yet be many objects of knowledge.
Crawford would have half the reason which my poor ill-used aunt had to abhor the very name, I would prevent the marriage, if possible; but I know you: I know that a wife you loved would be the happiest of women, and that even when you ceased
to love, she would yet find in you the liberality and good-breeding of a gentleman.
and therefore, deferring all particular enquiry till she could make it personally in London, ceased
writing minutely or often.
Its pendulum swung to and fro with a dull, heavy, monotonous clang; and when the minute-hand made the circuit of the face, and the hour was to be stricken, there came from the brazen lungs of the clock a sound which was clear and loud and deep and exceedingly musical, but of so peculiar a note and emphasis that, at each lapse of an hour, the musicians of the orchestra were constrained to pause, momentarily, in their performance, to harken to the sound; and thus the waltzers perforce ceased
their evolutions; and there was a brief disconcert of the whole gay company; and, while the chimes of the clock yet rang, it was observed that the giddiest grew pale, and the more aged and sedate passed their hands over their brows as if in confused revery or meditation.
Each bird seemed to sound some note of fear or anger or seeking, and the whirring of wings never ceased