How to use Stop in a sentence

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  • If everyone would stop talking about it...

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  • Stop thinking about it.

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  • Stop and consider that for a moment.

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  • We can stop right here if you want, Carmen.

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  • Sometimes I wonder if I'll ever stop seeing that.

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  • I would never stop you from going to college or doing anything else you wanted to do.

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  • She had come this far, and nothing was going to stop her now.

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  • Stop treating me special.

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  • When he didn't stop, she stamped her foot.

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  • The man who had wished to stop the affair ran to a corner of the room and threw himself on a sofa with his face to the wall.

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  • I met him as he rode into town, and he said that he intended to stop at this hotel.

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  • She had to stop thinking about the past that way.

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  • Stop arguing with me and get on that horse, or do you want me to put you on it?

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  • Why couldn't she stop thinking of him that way?

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  • He was still lying on the bed as before, but the stern expression of his quiet face made Princess Mary stop short on the threshold.

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  • I won't try to stop you.

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  • I wanted to stop and see it for myself.

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  • I can't stop eating.

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  • She had been letting him feed on her to teach him how to stop.

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  • As it came to a stop the conductor called out in a loud voice.

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  • Stop, stop! she cried to the coachman.

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  • I'll stop the whole thing before I'll do that.

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  • Girls, stop your whispering, I say.

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  • All it takes is the resolve to stop - provided you actually want to stop.

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  • She slid to a stop, panting and wild.

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  • You think that's going to stop me?

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  • Jenn didn't know if her pregnancy could be reversed, even upon returning to the mortal world, but she knew they couldn't stop long enough for Sofi to have her baby.

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  • The local barbarians told us of its power, how it can heal a man from death and stop a storm from destroying a village.

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  • Allin and Lean made no move to stop him, and he entered.

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  • It has taken my whole life to stop the senseless wars.

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  • But he could not always control his followers when their blood was up, and infinite damage was done before he could stop it.

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  • If the poor remove rich people's incentives to produce economic gain, the rich, who behave somewhat rationally, will stop producing.

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  • And when they run over a man that is walking in his sleep, a supernumerary sleeper in the wrong position, and wake him up, they suddenly stop the cars, and make a hue and cry about it, as if this were an exception.

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  • Their very numbers and their crowded and swift movement deprived them of that possibility and rendered it not only difficult but impossible for the Russians to stop this movement, to which the French were directing all their energies.

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  • Who has not asked himself how it is that the French were not all captured or destroyed when our three armies surrounded them in superior numbers, when the disordered French, hungry and freezing, surrendered in crowds, and when (as the historians relate) the aim of the Russians was to stop the French, to cut them off, and capture them all?

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  • If you don't stop lying to me, I never will, he replied.

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  • Only when she was panting did she stop and look back to make certain no one from the castle could see her.

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  • No tumor, nothing to stop them from working through whatever issues they had to make a life together.

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  • The words were out before he thought to stop.

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  • Then, he'd stop throwing up barriers and give this Deidre a chance.

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  • Your tears would never stop if you were faced with the creature you were.

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  • A blue BMW crept up the drive and came to a stop in the yard.

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  • Being wrong won't stop her from taking Destiny if she's determined, though.

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  • Will you lie down and stop pulling the covers off of me?

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  • The car came to a stop as a long agonizing sob erupted from her lungs.

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  • Her red-rimmed eyes implored Carmen to stop tormenting her.

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  • The patrol car came to a stop beside her, the window down.

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  • Before they left, he wrote a note that he wanted to stop by the clinic.

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  • He squeezed the upper part of his nose between thumb and index fingers, blinking his eyes to stop the burning.

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  • Pausing at her normal bus stop, Deidre debated walking instead of taking the bus.

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  • She moved away from the bus stop and joined the crowds on the sidewalk.

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  • Why …Ooohhh. she touched her face, recalling the stop at the clown's booth.

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  • Stop overlooking the resources you have at your disposal.

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  • Her heart and breathing drowning out every other sound, she raced down the hall and around a corner, sliding to a stop as she saw the men headed her way.

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  • If she gave herself a second to think, she'd stop and sob, until someone else came by and killed her.

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  • Oh, and stop calling me Doc.

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  • A light knock at the door made her stop in place.

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  • Are you asking me to stop?

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  • Whether I have three months or an eternity, I'm not going to stop fighting to live on my terms.

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  • She felt the plush comfort of a bed beneath her and curled onto her side, unable to stop crying.

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  • Unable to stop shaking, she at least was able to breathe again and pulled his rich scent into her lungs.

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  • We didn't band together to stop her, because she had …dirt on all of us, he explained.

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  • The sight of the lights thrilled her, reminded her she needed to stop moping around and live her life like a glowing chili pepper.

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  • Rationalizing that he was upset at past-Deidre like everyone else was, she wanted to stop Wynn before he said something worse.

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  • She didn't ask for fear of discovering he was going to stop playing his keep-away game and offer her an arrangement she couldn't refuse.

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  • As usual, the next stop filled the train, and she looked with some irritation at a five-year-old who shoved by her legs to stand next to the window beside her.

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  • With any luck, the worst part of her day would be missing her stop.

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  • You fantasized him appearing at the next stop; it's how your psychosis snaps and brings you back to reality.

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  • The words echoed in her head, and she walked blindly for several moments, until the cold burning her lungs made her stop.

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  • Katie emerged in time to see her sister stop beside her fiancé.

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  • Would you stop that?

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  • She stepped on something squishy but didn't let herself stop to think about what it was.

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  • She watched him stop lacing his boots.

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  • I guess when you stop counting hours and days and just count months or years—

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  • That didn.t stop her from being angry at the man who would dump her sister off to deal with the hell she.d gone through.

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  • Barks and roars from further down the stairs made her stop and grip the railing.

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  • Only when they both emerged into the basement did she stop to catch her breath.

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  • He fought with unrestrained fury, not wanting to stop and think of the most ridiculous thought ever to cross his mind.

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  • She didn.t try to stop him.

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  • Stop calling him that!

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  • Evelyn didn't stop for a full minute.

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  • She was meant to be his, this he didn't doubt, though he couldn't stop the trickle of unease that warned him she may not be able to adjust to their world as easily as he wished.

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  • Though he made no move to stop her once she was visible, he did trail her.

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  • If what A'Ran said was true, her presence would stop the suffering of his people.

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  • I almost died a million times over, and if I didn't know how to enable the shields on the escape pod, I would have burned up in the atmosphere, and if that didn't kill me, then hitting the planet-- He held up a hand, planting it across her mouth when she refused to stop.

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  • She started to cry again, too exhausted to stop.

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  • The least I could do is stop charging you at all, Evelyn said, chuckling.

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  • But I wish you'd stop mentioning my age.

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  • You can ask the court for an order of restraint against your husband and stop him from coming anywhere near you if you're in fear of the man.

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  • I tickled him and told him I wouldn't stop until he told me to.

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  • I was fearful he might try to stop me, but there are many girls willing to do as I've done, for food and shelter, so I shan't be missed.

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  • The business didn't stop, although there was a lot of talk in the newspapers about closing down all the bars and clubs.

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  • And I'd accept whatever the consequences were and never be the same for the rest of my life, but I'm not sure knowing all that would still stop me from going ahead and doing it.

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  • You have to stop plying me with booze or I'll think you have evil intentions.

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  • Two of the climbers clawed them apart, pulling Dean from him, just as Cynthia reached the front door, screaming for him to stop.

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  • Stop being a dickhead.

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  • Fitzgerald made a move to stop him, but John Wayne's twin with a bigger belly in a grey suit shook his head.

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  • But you have your life and your duties to others and I must stop wounding your conscience and let you go your destined way.

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  • A small red sports car skidded to a stop in front of Bird Song as Dean dismounted his bike.

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  • No one made a move to stop him.

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  • Dean knew in time, he'd get over the sudden death of Edith Shipton but he also knew the fact he failed to stop her from killing herself would remain with him forever.

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  • Corday wanted Shipton to hang around but couldn't stop him from leaving.

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  • She whispered something to him and he just laughed in her face and said, 'Try and stop me'.

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  • Dean nodded on his way back to his quarters but didn't stop.

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  • Granted, we didn't stop her death, but she didn't kill herself through any direct fault of ours.

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  • Maybe he didn't stop Edith Shipton from taking her own life and maybe he couldn't have done so if he'd tried, but the bottom line scrawled in bold print said he stood idly by while it happened.

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  • Janet and Ouray were but a stop on the bumpy road to nowhere.

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  • There wasn't anybody to stop her.

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  • He had no idea if he possessed the strength to stop his fall once the loosened slack had expired.

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  • The sounds and smells of the forest nearly caused them to lose focus and stop running to fully experience their surroundings.

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  • Man-up and stop groveling.

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  • Dammit, stop calling him that!

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  • Can we please stop playing twenty questions and just tell me what you've been doing for the last two and a half hours?

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  • I will stop him.

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  • Have you ever tried to stop?

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  • Is there any way I can get you to stop calling me that?

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  • As he pulled her out of the bar, her eyes wide with fear, the boyfriend tried to stop him.

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  • Life is complicated; you can't let it stop you from living.

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  • Well, I'm starving and if you don't stop that, I will most certainly ruin these eggs and have to start over.

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  • She ran downstairs screaming, Jackson, stop it!

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  • She grabbed it from him and yelled, "Stop this right now!"

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  • You just feed, and I'll make sure you stop.

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  • She put her hands on his chest and giggled, "I have work to do, you need to stop distracting me."

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  • He hissed, "I will stop when you have silenced yourselves."

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  • Stop! and went completely rigid.

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  • Who'd think mighty-might would let a little thing like a boyfriend stop him.

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  • A rug would help, but it wouldn't stop the wind from climbing the insulationless walls or seeping through the gaps around the mopboards.

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  • I understand you have friends doing your chores, and your hospital bill has already been paid through tomorrow, so stop worrying and complete your convalescence.

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  • More important, when would she stop viewing him as a big brother?

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  • She did nothing - nothing to stop him, anyway.

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  • Stop leaving grain out for her.

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  • We'd better stop, or I'm going to get into trouble again.

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  • If you want me to behave myself, we're going to have to stop this.

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  • No, it wasn't any of you're business when you thought you caught Alex and me, but it didn't stop you from making your nasty accusations.

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  • It shot off the counter, hitting the block wall and bouncing off to roll across the floor and stop at Carmen's feet.

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  • She started for the door to stop him, but half way to her destination she paused.

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  • I'm waiting for her to stop making eyes at your stud.

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  • Ed plunged to a stop and Alex pulled her up into the saddle with him.

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  • Josh vaulted the fence and raced up the hill, only to stop in surprise as Alex emerged from the trees riding a horse colored enough like Ed to be his twin.

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  • His attention was riveted on her as he altered his course to stop at the table in front of her.

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  • Stop harassing the intel guy, Larry said.

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  • There's no other— "Stop," he ordered.

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  • The sight of him naked to his waist made her stop.

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  • She couldn't stop thinking of Brady.

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  • Elise won't let me stop.

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  • I can't stop the strikes if I can't get through on my net.

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  • It might save them both, since every inch of her being wanted to scream at him to stop.

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  • The medics finally motioned for her to stop and closed double doors.

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  • But you're not here to stop me.

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  • I have to do this.  If you have to stop me … it won't change how I felt about you.

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  • The resignation in her tone sounded like a farewell.  Gabe studied her, uncertain what could stop Death from doing anything she pleased.  She was not only letting him go when she shouldn't, but she was telling him just how much time he had to get Katie out of the underworld.  Gabriel knew something was wrong if Death was turning her back on the duty of collecting souls, a duty she normally took such joy in.  She'd been unwilling to do that for him when their relationship had been at its peak.

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  • Toby went before we could stop him.

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  • He's about to lead my demons to the underworld.  With the Immortals in disarray and Death's … mistake, I can own the underworld before Rhyn can control his power enough to stop me.

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  • I won't stop you.

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  • For the first time since leaving Darkyn, Rhyn realized no one had tried to stop him yet.  No demons stood in front of Kiki's door and Darkyn hadn't ordered the castle after him.

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  • Yeah.  Apparently Rhyn has gone on some rampage to kill Death.  Kiki wants us to go to the underworld and stop him.

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  • Andre ran hard for a creature that was already dead.  Katie chased him, terrified of looking back when the awful sounds seemed so close.  Only when the ground stopped trembling did Andre stop.

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  • If we find her, we can stop her before she takes Katie.  We don't know what the demons are doing, but we know Death is looking for Katie.

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  • I don't think we should stop.

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  • Toby was wrestling with a bush and didn't respond.  Katie breathed deeply and pushed forward, wanting very much to stop and sleep but suspecting she'd never awaken if she did.  She didn't have enough food cubes to drive off more than one more demon attack.  They'd have to find Rhyn and Gabe fast.

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  • Hannah, stop!  We'll leave here together – don't worry about your body!

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  • You came instead of sending someone to stop me?

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  • Katie heard Deidre's footsteps stop abruptly and turned around.  The woman was facing the opposite direction.

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  • We need to get to safety, and I don't have enough food to blow up the amount of trees it'll take to stop a herd of demons.

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  • Toby took the lead, and the demons, Death and Gabe disappeared as Katie rounded the corner of the palace.  The angel released her and raced into the palace and up a set of stairs.  They ascended several floors, until Katie was sucking wind bad enough to stop.  Toby didn't wait for her, and she stumbled forward.  The interior of the palace was unlit, and the darkness of evening crept into the hallways.

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  • Whatever reason you have for talking about her this way – just stop.

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  • But that didn't stop the twins.

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  • Maybe they'd question it less if he'd stop trying to pick up pretty men at gay bars.

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  • Although Ethel and Fred had never met, that didn't stop them from developing a strong mutual dislike, fueled via telephone mes­sages and third-party comments.

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  • They reached a compromise and Baratto began to half-tell his story until Dean found an all-night truck stop, miles north of Parkside.

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  • I had to stop at the church to make arrange­ments.

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  • I just thought I'd stop by.

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  • The closed-down rest stop was just before it.

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  • Just keep talking to me and stop chasing dreams.

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  • There was an upscale coffee shop a couple of blocks away and Fred suggested they stop for coffee.

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  • The return trip took them past Bascomb Place and as they rounded the corner, Fred yelled "Stop!" so violently Dean thought he was about to run down an unseen nun.

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  • Fred wanted to drive the extra 30 miles or more and visit the rest stop drop location but Dean put his foot down, pointing out that it was two months earlier when the money disappeared.

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  • Dean didn't stop at the house, knowing he'd have to explain his trip to Fred and take him along.

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  • Then stop trying to get in my head and work harder at get­ting in my pants.

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  • Dean chose an area well away from town and parked at a road­side rest stop.

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  • Dean thanked her and was about to hang up but she insisted he tell that nice Mr. O'Connor she had called and would hold him to his promise to stop by and see her.

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  • Cynthia did not stop him.

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  • She laughed and bit her lip trying to stop.

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  • He wished women would stop saying nice things about him.

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  • I'll tell Harrigan to stop the investigation but Arthur's actions are pretty strange.

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  • After a quick stop at home to change clothes and to leave a short note to Fred, Dean was on the road.

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  • She didn't try to stop him.

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  • His stomach wanted to know why he didn't stop for dinner but he ignored it.

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  • Organized tours provided sag wagons—vehi­cles to haul luggage from one overnight stop to another—but Dean preferred carrying his own gear rather than taking time to sift through a thousand sets of belongings nightly.

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  • With a squeal of brakes Dean narrowly missed the rider in front, who shouted a profanity and spun sideways to a stop in the road­side gravel, miraculously maintaining balance.

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  • After I checked out the list I spent the afternoon at a rest stop squinting at a couple of a thou­sand bikers' numbers trying to spot him, but no luck.

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  • Time sped by and he was surprised how quickly he pulled into the first rest stop and spotted Fred O'Connor working on a cup of coffee and a blueberry muffin.

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  • Fred and Dean didn't stop to exam­ine them but continued to casually stroll by.

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  • Did either of you stop and buy bike shoes?

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  • Nope. Our only stop was for a couple of beers.

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  • If he could only get his heart to stop racing.

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  • Dean was still trying to catch his breath when another car rolled to a stop on the road above him.

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  • I'll stop you if you get too far off base.

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  • I wasn't about to stop it.

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  • Dean didn't stop to answer as he broke into a jog with Fred hustling to keep up.

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  • Stop moving around—I've still got the gun and I'll use it.

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  • Yeah. I guess I sort of passed out on him after the piss stop.

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  • Then he wanted to dump them back at the rest stop.

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  • She didn't stop until she was inside the house and had the door locked.

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  • If he wanted to talk to her, he'd have to stop referring to Alex as him.

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  • I've got to get up early tomorrow and stop by Mr. Steadman's place before I go to work.

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  • He probably knew that, but that wouldn't stop him from feeling anxious about it.

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  • Maybe it was because always before she could stop him at will.

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  • She might as well stop avoiding the subject.

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  • Conversation came to a total stop for a few minutes, and then Bill changed the subject.

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  • She slowed and came to a stop, staring out into the pasture.

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  • Well, it wasn't going to happen this time, so she might as well stop whining and get the chores done.

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  • Ed snorted and side-stepped as the Great Pyrenees guard dog slid to a stop beside them.

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  • She pulled Ed to a stop and curled a knee around the saddle horn, watching the scene.

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  • She had to stop thinking of it that way.

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  • I'll put a stop to it.

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  • It doesn't stop him from living a normal life, though.

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  • The truck slid to a stop in the yard, spraying gravel and dust.

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  • Sometimes that's the only way you can get them to stop their nagging.

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  • You can't stop them, Alex.

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  • Not any more than you could stop our baby from being taken away.

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  • I couldn't stop that.

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  • Jule pulled his horse to a stop.

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  • My Guardians are there to stop him.

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  • It spit out someone else from the immortal world then slowed to a near stop.

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  • You want me to stop mothering you.

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  • She'd learned to stop thinking when in the ring with him and listen to her senses, to include the mind control talent.

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  • You can't stop them without us.

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  • You can't stop what comes!

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  • Xander can't even stop them!

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  • We'll be friends again and you'll stop treating me like I've got the plague? he asked, half-teasing.

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  • If we do as you say, will you stop whatever it is you're doing in my ranks and leave me alone?

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  • If we can't stop the Grey God, the mortal world will not survive.

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  • I hate them, but I finally threw my hat in the ring with them to stop Darian and to stop them from slaughtering my people.

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  • Stop it, she directed him mentally.

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  • She couldn't let it stop her now, though this kind of fear was far different than that of losing her life or failure on a mission.

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  • I don't think the Others or Watchers can stop me.

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  • Can you stop it?

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  • I can't stop it.

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  • If you came to stop us … Jenn drew her second knife.

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  • Without her magic, her defenses were too limited to stop him.

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  • Bianca watched Sofi being rolled away, unable to stop the tears that rose the moment Sofi was out of sight.

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  • Jenn waited for the ground to stop rumbling before she stepped forward uneasily, gaze on the area where the portal was.

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  • You can't stop us all.

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  • He identified several major flaws in her defense, struck them multiple times to confirm, and caught her wrist to stop her.

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  • The resemblance between father and son was enough to make her stop two steps into the clearing.

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  • I will fight to stop every one of you.

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  • The more he read, the harder it was to stop.

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  • Her breath caught as she recalled his searing touch and gaze, his passionate kisses, his confidence that nothing in this world would stop him from getting what he wanted.

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  • Why don't we stop and get pizza?

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  • Like the others, he would stop when it didn't get the results he wanted.

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  • He doesn't appear to be, but I had to stop and let him rest several times before he got to the barn.

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  • It's the sudden stop at the bottom.

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  • It was embarrassing, but she couldn't stop.

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  • It was time to stop burdening Alex with every decision and make a few of her own.

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  • The only way she could be sure she was what he wanted was to stop pretending.

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  • On the way home she decided to stop at the clinic and see if Alex wanted to go out to lunch.

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  • An inconsequential little voice said she should stop this because it was nothing more than lust on his part.

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  • When are you going to stop doing that?

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  • An elk cow burst out of the brush and skidded to a stop when she saw Alex.

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  • It certainly didn't stop him from puffing away.

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  • There's really nothing you can do to stop me.

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  • He'd put a stop to this foolishness.

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  • Will you stop worrying about me?

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  • Megan wished she could stop the flood of color that burned her cheeks.

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  • Unless you've got a bigger sleeping bag, we'd better stop now.

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  • Was he going to stop sniping long enough to let her explain?

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  • I'll stop by on my way out and try to talk to him.

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  • Now maybe he would stop trying to meddle in her life.

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  • Stop dragging your feet.

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  • There was nothing that would stop him from punishing the man who left his mother to die alone.

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  • Combined, they have the power to stop you.

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  • If you don't stop now, there will be nothing left.

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  • Why stop there when we can take what we want from either world?

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  • Jule wound his way through the crowd, smiling politely at the women who placed manicured hands on his arm to stop him.

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  • Let's stop there before I pass out.

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  • Breathe deeply until the buzzing in your ears stop.

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  • Maybe you should stop dragging my kids into this mess!

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  • You were my next stop.

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  • You mean, the father of the girl you slept with Monday who won't stop calling you?

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  • If she's there, at least you'll stop hitting on me, she said with a frown.

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  • Before she was able to stop herself, she was crying.

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  • His incisors grew unbidden; he didn't stop them this time.

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  • Damian held out an arm to stop him.

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  • If you don't start thinking like a God and stop thinking like a hormonal teen, I'll replace you, Xander warned in a low growl.

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  • His prestige as a minister, already injured by these two blows, suffered further during the autumn and winter from the cattledriving agitation in Ireland, which he at first feebly criticized and finally strongly denounced, but which his refusal to utilize the Crimes Act made him powerless to stop by the processes of the "ordinary law"; and the scandal arising out of the theft of the Dublin crown jewels in the autumn of 1907 was a further blot on the Irish administration.

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  • The troubles which began in 1450 put a stop to the work.

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  • The pitch of the screw is the same as that of the measuring screw (50 threads to the inch), and its motion can be limited by a stop to half a revolution.

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  • In the following year Podébrad was more successful in his resistance to his many enemies, but his death on the 22nd of March 1471 put a stop to the war.

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  • On arriving at a certain height the lift ceases and the jenny is released, and by the continued pull of the rope, it runs up the jib; on arriving at an adjustable stop, the jenny is again locked, and the load can be lowered out; the hook can then be raised, when the jenny is automatically unlocked, and on paying out the rope the jenny gravitates to its first position, when the load is lowered and the cycle repeated.

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  • Operators who used the recorder soon learned to read the message by the click of the armature against its stop, and as this left the hands and eyes free to write, reading by sound was usually preferred.

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  • When signals are to be sent from either station the operator turns the switch c out of contact with the stop b, and then operates precisely as in open circuit send '" i ing.

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  • The perisarc when, present invests the hydrorhiza and hydrocaulus; it may stop short below the hydranth, or it may extend farther.

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  • When Alexander had won the victory of Arbela, and occupied Babylon and Susa, he met (in the spring of 330) with strong resistance in Persia, where the satrap Ariobarzanes tried to stop his progress at the "Persian gates," the pass leading up to Persepolis.

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  • Some practically stop here; the apologist proceeds.

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  • The growth of the parasitic larva does not stop the development of the host-larva, and when the latter pupates and assumes the winged form, the stylopid, which has completed its transformation, is carried to the outer world.

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  • At stations the points that give access to sidings are generally arranged as trailing points with respect to the direction of traffic on the main lines; that is, trains cannot pass direct into sidings, but have to stop and then run backwards into them.

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  • The rebels abode by their decision to stop the daily sacrifice for the emperor; Agrippa's troops capitulated and marched out unhurt; and the Romans, who surrendered on the same condition and laid down their arms, were massacred.

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  • But, before Vespasian took action to stop his raids, Simon had been invited to Jerusalem in the hope that he would act as a counterpoise to the tyrant John.

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  • This is described as having "an head about a quarter of a yard long, a staffe of two yards long put into their head, twelve iron pikes round about, and one in the end to stop with."

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  • His inability to handle a steed were obviously when he could not make the horst stop running.

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  • Like the graining or " milling " on the edge of many coins, the inscriptions were intended to put a stop to the practice of clipping and filing coins, which was prevalent in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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  • The state banks still have the right to issue currency, but the heavy tax on currency issue imposed by Congress in 1866 (after the introduction of the National banking system in 1863) put a stop to the practice.

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  • The Japanese employed wire-netting screens to stop the Russian grenades.

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  • The new emperor recalled those who had been exiled by Domitian; what remained of their confiscated property was restored to them, and a stop was put to the vexatious prosecutions which Domitian had encouraged.

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  • In the latter part of 1809 Napoleon virtually resolved to annex Holland, in order to stop the trade which the Dutch secretly carried on with England.

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  • To put a stop to this the Powers decided to intervene by means of a joint demonstration of their fleets, in order to enforce an armistice and compel Ibrahim to evacuate the Morea (Treaty of London, July 6, 1827).

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  • There he was still working when the outbreak of the World War and the decision of Turkey to join the Central European Powers put an abrupt stop to all archaeological work and called Lawrence to what proved a wider field.

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  • The freedom he claimed for the Church was freedom to manage her affairs without the interference of the state; the champions of the papal monarchy, and notably the Jesuits, desired freedom in order to put a stop to the dissemination of modern ideas.

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  • In other words, thought, which will 'not stop, takes to mythology; and in the place of reason we have superstition.

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  • Absolution was refused by them to those who would not join in the Guise rebellion, and Acquaviva is said to have tried to stop them, but in vain.

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  • On the 22nd of January Kruger met Warren at the Modder river, and endeavoured to stop him from proceeding farther, saying that he would be responsible for keeping order in the country.

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  • As no attempt was made to stop him in the Straits of Gibraltar, he passed them on the 16th of May, and though the rawness of his crews and his own error in wasting time in pursuit of prizes delayed his passage, he reached the mouth of the Delaware on the 8th of July unopposed.

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  • But Eric did not stop here.

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  • The river speeding on its course to the sea, the sun and moon, if not the stars also, on their never-ceasing daily round, the lightning, fire, the wind, the sea, all are in motion and therefore animate; but the savage does not stop short here; mountains and lakes, stones and manufactured articles, are for him alike endowed with souls like his own; he deposits in the tomb weapons and food, clothes and implements, broken, it may be, in order to set free their souls; or he attains the same result by burning them, and thus sending them to the Other World for the use of the dead man.

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  • Agapetus, a man of some force of character, did his best to put a stop to the degradation into which the papacy had fallen, the so-called "Pornocracy," which lasted from the accession of Sergius III.

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  • But with these he must stop.

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  • The Egyptians did not stop at the mummification of the human body; sacred animals, birds, reptiles, fishes, and even insects were treated in a similar way, and the meat offerings deposited with the wealthy dead were likewise "preserved."

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  • During the next few years there was such a steady influx of Chinese free immigrants that in the spring of 1881 the Hawaiian government sent a despatch to the governor of Hong Kong to stop this invasion.

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  • Meanwhile a reform league had been formed to stop the prevailing misrule and extravagance; it was supported by a volunteer military force, the " Honolulu Rifles."

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  • Most stop here, but some go with Fechner to the full length of his metaphysical parallelism of the physical and psychical, as psychophysical, throughout the whole world.

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  • At the same time, in spite of his sympathy with the whole development of idealism since Kant, which leads him to reject the thing in itself, to modify a priorism, and to stop at transcendent " ideals," without postulates of practical reason, he nevertheless has so much sympathy with Kant's Kritik as on its theories of sense and understanding to build up a system of phenomenalism, according to which knowledge begins and ends with ideas, and finally on its theory of pure reason to accord to reason a power of logically forming an " ideal " of God as ground of the moral " ideal " of humanity - though without any power of logically inferring any corresponding reality.

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  • Here you would expect him to stop, as the German Neo-Kantism of Lange stops, with the consistent conclusion that all we know of Nature from such data is these complexes of sensation-elements, or phenomena in the Kantian meaning.

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  • In carrying out the regime of Rampolla, which was, in every respect, a bad imitation of that of Antonelli, the Vatican left no stone unturned in its attempt to coerce the conscience of the French royalists; it did not even stop at dishonour, as was evidenced by the case of the unhappy Mgr d'Hulst, who, in order to evade the censorship of his pamphlet on Old Testament criticism, had to abandon both his king and his principles, only to die in exile of a broken heart.

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  • In any case the front trellis should stop conveniently short of the top of the sashes if there are trees against the back wall, in order to admit light to them.

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  • If weather is cold and backward, however, and in very northern regions, care must be taken not to stop firing too soon, or the plants will mildew and become stunted.

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  • The effect of the abnormal conditions is probably to stop the production of, or weaken or destroy the protective enzymes or antitoxins, the presence of which normally confers immunity on the leaf.

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  • The first cost of a hammer of moderate size is much less than that of a hydraulic press of like capacity, as is readily understood when we stop to reflect what powerful pressure, if gradually applied, would be needed to drive the nail which a light blow from our hand hammer forces easily into the woodwork.

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  • Gaius Cassius, governor of Cisalpine Gaul, and the praetor Gnaeus Manlius, who attempted to stop him, were defeated at Mutina.

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  • The water should be let on, and trial made of the work, whenever it is finished, and the motion of the water regulated by the introduction of a stop in the conductors and feeders where a change in the motion of the current is observed, beginning at the upper end of the meadow.

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  • To all such suggestions, up to the time of issuing his emancipation proclamation, Lincoln announced his readiness to stop fighting and grant amnesty, whenever they would submit to and maintain the national authority under the Constitution of the United States.

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  • He had no influence in Italy; in Burgundy he could neither stop Duke Philip the Good from adding Luxemburg to his possessions, nor check the towering ambition of Charles the Bold; while after the death of Charles in 1477 he was equally unable to prevent the king 01

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  • The members of the Romanist league recently founded at Halle would not help the Habsburgs, and in June 1534, by the treaty of Cadan, King Ferdinand was forced to recognize the restoration as afait accompli; at the same time he was compelled to promise that he would stop all proceedings of the Reichskasnmergericht against the members of the league of Schmalkalden.

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  • But Faraday's demonstration did little to stop the popular craze.

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  • The ends of arcs frequently extend to the horizon, but often one or both ends stop short of this.

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  • Charles had before his death been driven to make large legislative concessions to his subjects to stop the tendency shown, especially in Naples, to join the revolted Sicilians.

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  • In no department did activity immediately stop; but the old freshness and creative exuberance was gone.

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  • For example, if the falling body s is attached by a thread to the pendulum of a timepiece, it may be used to stop it and indicate the approximate time at which the tremor occurred.

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  • The invention of vowel-signs of diacritic points to distinguish similarly formed consonants, and of other orthographic signs, soon put a stop to arbitrary conjectures on the part of the readers.

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  • The reason for these mutinies was the attempt made by successive pashas to put a stop to the extortion called Tulbah, a forced payment exacted by the troops from the inhabitants of the country by the fiction of debts requiring to be discharged, which led to grievous ill-usage.

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  • During the two following days the pasha and his son TUsun rode about the streets and tried to stop the atrocities; but order was not restored until 500 houses had been completely pillaged.

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  • His endeavour, for instance, to put a stop to the slave raiding which devastated the Sudan provinces was wholly ineffectual.

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  • The slow mail steamers stop at every port in the Gulf, either on the upward or the downward voyage.

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  • Nearly every branch of his own railwaymen's organization, he said, had not only passed resolutions against the policy, but had threatened on its introduction to stop work.

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  • He did not stop to criticize as a philologist, and ignored the miraculous.

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