But his words were of no avail, and only tended to anger Black Michael, so he was forced to desist
and make the best he could of a bad situation.
Lise, I beg you to desist
," said Prince Andrew still more emphatically.
The current was broken, and soon we had to desist
miserably from our pretences.
The Grasshopper refused to desist
, and chirped louder and louder the more the Owl entreated.
Gilbert laid down the ponderous medical tome over which he had been poring until the increasing dusk of the March evening made him desist