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choose not to consume

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Then he slept awhile, and began again with renewed strength, so loudly that I must needs make him desist.
Lise, I beg you to desist," said Prince Andrew still more emphatically.
I wish, Mr Square, you would desist from filling the minds of my pupils with such antichristian stuff; for the consequence must be, while they are under my care, its being well scourged out of them again.
When Tarzan screamed at him to desist, the young ape released the rope a little and then drew it tight again.
But after all I could not desist from telling her that night, for, as afterwards at her lodging we sat over the fire, talking as if we had known each other all our lives, there seemed no reason for an arbitrary delay.