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  • v. To stop; to cease; to no longer continue.


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  • But if he waited until then, the council of war might come to an end and the windwatcher cut off his surveillance.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • As for mountain expeditions, they have come to an end for me, my dear Arthur.

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters

  • The Treaty had come to an end three days before; the Parliamentary Commissioners for the Treaty had returned to London; most of the Royalist Lords and other Counsellors who had been assisting the King in the Treaty had also gone; only the Duke of Richmond, the Earls of Lindsey and Southampton, and some few others, remained.

    The Life of John Milton

  • But contrary to what most Western sources have written, the intellectual life of Islam did not by any means come to an end merely because of the termina - tion of this contact.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The fearless stood firm on feet in the stead of fight, whilst the faint-heart gave back and took to flight thinking the day would never come to an end nor the curtains of gloom would be drawn by the hand of Night; and they ceased not to battle with swords and to smite till light darkened and murk starkened.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So he flew away in quest of a place where he might wone, till that carcass should come to an end and the birds of prey leave it; and he stayed not in his flight, till he found a river with a tree in its midst.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Jenny Hitchcock; and then Cecilia Dennison; and then Jane Huff, and so on, till at last the fox and the goose had a long struggle for Mimy Lawson, which would never have come to an end if Mimy had not gone over to the enemy.

    The Wide, Wide World

  • His episcopate, begun in 524, had not come to an end in 541; he converted to Catholicism the Visigoth chiefs,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The great Civil War in the North American States had come to an end many years before I began to visit Lady Russell at her home, and I need hardly remind my readers that by far the larger proportion of what we call “society” in England had given its sympathies entirely to the cause of the South, and had firmly maintained, almost to the very end, that the South was destined to have a complete victory over its opponents.

    Lady John Russell


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