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At intervals the bells of the churches intermitted their clangor, no doubt in the hope of having silenced the belfry.
While these dispositions were being made, the skirmishing and cannonade were never intermitted for an instant.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Indeed, the lava was now almost ceasing to flow, and the bombardment of pumice-stone and fiery cinders had intermitted a little.
Her heart struggled, intermitted its beat, then throbbed against his reclining head as if it were a hammer.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
Presently they were setting; up the house at Beckengham, and my aunt intermitted her intellectual activities.
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
For a long time these walks had been intermitted, and he had almost forgotten the irritation of the past in this respect.
A COUNTRY GENTLEMAN AND HIS FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
But the stern resistance of the natives was not intermitted.
Unintermitted, un-in-tėr-mit′ed, adj. not intermitted or interrupted.
The song was occasionally intermitted to give room to certain self-communings which the pastime suggested.
HORSE-SHOE ROBINSONJOHN PENDLETON KENNEDY
He neither intermitted the necessary cares of life, nor forgot the proper preparations for death.

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