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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.
The bottle struck the floor and broke, and I desisted and rose.
With the hyenas subdued, Bukawai returned to the baiting of Tarzan; but finding that the ape-man understood nothing he said, the witch-doctor finally desisted. Then he withdrew into the corridor and pulled the latticework barrier across the opening.
Bertha Kircher, finding her struggles futile and realizing that she must conserve her strength for some chance opportunity of escape, desisted from her efforts to break from the grasp of Prince Metak as the fellow fled with her through the dimly lighted corridors of the palace.
The child parried her inquiries as well as she could, and with no great trouble, for finding that they appeared to give her pain, the old lady desisted.
But as he did so, the oarsmen expectantly desisted from rowing; the boat drifted a little towards the ship's stern; so that, as if by magic, the letter suddenly ranged along with Gabriel's eager hand.
It was my first thought to pluck forth the dirk, but either it stuck too hard or my nerve failed me, and I desisted with a violent shudder.
A press release from the bank informs the public that BoB has accordingly directed the promoters of Botswana Fund Motshelo to cease and desist from transacting the illegal business scheme.
THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, resumed at the ministry with a strong warning to all the agencies under the ministry as well as the staff to desist from budget padding or face serious sanction.
* Buddy's Home Furnishings, Orlando; ordered to cease and desist and fined $10,000,
Summary: Rajasthan [India], July 15 (ANI): Rajasthan High Court on Monday issued a notice requesting the counsels and others to "desist" from addressing the judges as "My Lord" and "Your Lordship".
In the interest of the buying public, we welcome the IC's timely issuance of an order to Caritas Health Shield to cease and desist from selling HMO products and/or transacting new HMO business effective immediately,' Association of Health Maintenance Organizations of the Philippines Inc.
The Central Bank has issued a stern warning to all corporate entities, institutions, and individuals to desist from using any other currency for the payment of any service or product as a legal tender in the country, apart from the Cedi.
3 establishments ordered to 'cease and desist' for polluting Manila Bay !-- -- (philstar.com) - January 27, 2019 - 2:50pm MANILA, Philippines Three commercial establishments were slapped with cease and desist orders by the government for "generating and discharging pollutive wastewater"as the rehabilitation of the Manila Bay kicks off.