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cease to cause to cease, to stop: “Particularities and petty sounds To cease,” 2 HENRY VI., v. 2. 45 ; “would cease The present power of life,” CYMBELINE, v. 5. 255 ; “be not ceased With slight denial,” TIMON OF ATHENS, ii. 1. 16.

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    • William Shakespeare, Cymbeline, 5.5
    • William Shakespeare, The Second Part of Henry VI, 5.2
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