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- n. Plural form of ceasing.
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All phenomena are caused to come into and go out of existence by other phenomena, and all the becomings and ceasings go on in one vast nexus of beingness, without beginning or end.
There are some cessations from sin, that are not real forsakings of it, and ceasings from it.
There may be some pure and simple ceasings from sin, mere abstinence, or rather mere absence of sin for a season, that is not ceasing from doing evil.
His track marks one of th earliest dateable events in that cycle of beginnings and ceasings which we call a year. "