"Discomfort" is a property of a sensation or other mental occurrence, consisting in the fact that the occurrence in question stimulates voluntary or reflex movements tending to produce some more or less definite change involving the cessation
of the occurrence.
The second day following the cessation
of the rain Tarzan came upon a native village the inhabitants of which fled into the bush the instant their eyes fell upon him.
This was the startling effect of the cessation
Again, when pleasure ceases, that sort of rest or cessation
will be painful?
But one thing is possible, one thing she might desire," he went on: "that is the cessation
of your relations and all memories associated with them.
Lulled by the sound, I at last dropped asleep; I had not long slumbered when the sudden cessation
of motion awoke me; the coach- door was open, and a person like a servant was standing at it: I saw her face and dress by the light of the lamps.
"I suppose you will go and stay with your brother and sister, Miss Dashwood, when they come to town," said Lucy, returning, after a cessation
of hostile hints, to the charge.
The stillness consequent on the cessation
of the rumbling and and labouring of the coach, added to the stillness of the night, made it very quiet indeed.
It continued, however, without cessation
; and the monotonous beating of the rain over head began to exert a drowsy influence upon the men, who, throwing themselves here and there upon the large war-canoes, after chatting awhile, all fell asleep.
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.
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.
of buying had turned the Stock Exchange into a bedlam, and down all the line of stocks the bears were smashing.