And then the music ceased, as I have told; and the evolutions of the waltzers were quieted; and there was an uneasy cessation
of all things as before.
It was not the loss for the moment that made slack milking so serious, but that with the decline of demand there came decline, and ultimately cessation
, of supply.
At Worcester, though he had the name of keeping to himself and not being much of a hand at a good time, he had secretly gloried in being clapped on the back and hailed as "Old Ethe" or "Old Stiff"; and the cessation
of such familiarities had increased the chill of his return to Starkfield.
His shoulders rested from long travail; the stertorous gasping died away to a quick but natural respiration; and in the sudden cessation
of the cruel contest, an uncanny stillness fell upon the scene.
Twelve or thirteen hours in the saddle, even in a Christian land and a Christian climate, and on a good horse, is a tiresome journey; but in an oven like Syria, in a ragged spoon of a saddle that slips fore-and-aft, and "thort-ships," and every way, and on a horse that is tired and lame, and yet must be whipped and spurred with hardly a moment's cessation
all day long, till the blood comes from his side, and your conscience hurts you every time you strike if you are half a man,--it is a journey to be remembered in bitterness of spirit and execrated with emphasis for a liberal division of a man's lifetime.
However, as the weather was clearing up a little, he hoped that the cessation
of the rain would bring about a change in the atmospheric currents.
With the cessation
of the traffic an unusual stillness came upon New York, and the disturbing concussions of the futile defending guns on the hills about grew more and more audible.
And yet more incomprehensible is the cessation
of that movement when a rational and sacred aim for the Crusade- the deliverance of Jerusalem- had been clearly defined by historic leaders.
His plan for cessation
of hostilities through the night evidently met with Jav's entire approval, for he caused his forces to form themselves in orderly utans and march just within the edge of the wood, where they were soon busily engaged in preparing their evening meal, and spreading down their sleeping silks and furs for the night.
To him it was like the cessation
of an ache that Mary could laugh at him, and with a passive sort of smile he tried to reach her hand; but she slipped away quickly towards the door and said, "I shall tell uncle.
Tarzan become suddenly rigid as his keen ears noted the cessation
of the regular inspirations and expirations of his companion.
As darkness settled a heavy rain set in, and there was nothing for the baffled ape-man to do but wait in the partial shelter of a huge tree until morning; but the coming of dawn brought no cessation
of the torrential downpour.