Usage examples for cessation

  1. If Germans were in possession of the mill they would notice the sudden cessation of the noise of the propeller, which they must have heard, and might take warning from the descent of the aeroplane in their neighbourhood. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  2. Operations were actually commenced; but for want of sufficient capital to erect buildings and stock the farm, the whole operation was paralyzed; and notwithstanding the natural cause of cessation, the simple fact of stopping short after having commenced operations, made a very unfavorable impression upon the public mind. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  3. As we write, the hand of winter is upon us, and the rod and reel have been relegated to safe quarters; but spring will return, and the enforced cessation of our enjoyment will only add new zest to the music of the reel " When green leaves come again." – Scotch Loch-Fishing by AKA Black Palmer, William Senior
  4. They long after a repose that is not mere cessation of labour: there is a positive, an active rest. – What's Mine's Mine V1 by George MacDonald
  5. Cessation of all bells. – Happy-Thought Hall by F. C. Burnand
  6. The result would have been an immediate and perfect cessation of the worry that disturbed, fretted, and destroyed, for the mind would have become engaged with something that was beneficial and helpful. – Quit Your Worrying! by George Wharton James
  7. " Guess we can go back now with some peace and comfort," said Abe, coming up, and alluding to the cessation of the firing in their front. – The Red Acorn by John McElroy
  8. For one thing, she was not supposed to be back from abroad yet; and for another, I think, the neighborhood- her husband's neighborhood- was puzzled by her sudden cessation from good works. – The Damned by Algernon Blackwood
  9. This was so far satisfactory, and for some time things continued in pretty much the state we have just described, but soon after there was a sudden cessation of the straining motion of the ship which surprised everyone. – The Lighthouse by Robert Ballantyne
  10. In the meantime notice was brought us that a cessation of arms had been agreed on, and which time was afterwards increased till the following day. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  11. If we assign three weeks to each festival- including the time spent on the journeys, and the delays before and after the celebration, together with the festival week, it will be a small allowance for the cessation of their regular labor. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  12. " Kate wrote- 'What a solemn hour was that when we were sitting in silence round her bed, watching the gradual cessation of breathing- the gradual but sure approach of the end! – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  13. The Puritan party professed to regard the cessation as a crime, and therefore did not consider themselves bound to observe it. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  14. August had given place to September, but the languorous days brought no cessation of the fearful heat, no cooling rain to the panting earth, no promise of renewed life to the drought- smitten vegetation. – At the Time Appointed by A. Maynard Barbour
  15. The truth of this is said to have been proved by the immediate cessation of the plague. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  16. If a basis for peace talks can be established on the San Antonio foundations- and it is my hope and my prayer that they can- we would consult with our allies and with the other side to see if a complete cessation of hostilities- a really true cease- fire- could be made the first order of business. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various