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"But I can't stop to argue about it now;" and, saying this, he turned into a side path, and disappeared in the wood.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
At twelve, or fifteen, or sixteen, or twenty it was decided that they should stop learning.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
He had seen the act committed, he felt sure but had made no effort whatever to stop the thief.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The Kangaroo can hop and hop and hop; Somehow he never seems to want to stop.
Yet when I stop gazing the next impulse is to move on; for if I have time to rest anywhere, why not at home?
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Robert uttered a shrill, piercing whistle which might have been heard back at the wharf.
Of course they would stop for the wedding; but meantime she must be very discreet; she must not intrude too much.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
He need not stop further study, but whatever else he learns let him at least practise this daily recital for one month.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
He tells me several men have already been shot whilst bathing but there is no use trying to stop it: they take the off chance.
I thought this young man was going to read us some of his poetry; it's too tiresome of him to stop to tell us about his bull-dog.

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