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The adaption of means to ends in nature clearly indicates a ----, and so proves a ----er.
What word do we especially use of putting an end to a nuisance?
Many a controversy may be instantly ended by a clear ---- of terms.
In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable ---- that end with self.
I think he'll end up by going home to Worcester and taking a job in his father's factory.
Don Quixote obeyed, and stripping himself covered Sancho, who slept until the sun woke him; they then resumed their journey, which for the time being they brought to an end at a village that lay three leagues farther on.
Even when he was out at elbows and at his wits’ end for money he kept up a bold face.
It happened, then, that as with young men love is for the most part nothing more than appetite, which, as its final object is enjoyment, comes to an end on obtaining it, and that which seemed to be love takes to flight, as it cannot pass the limit fixed by nature, which fixes no limit to true love--what I mean is that after Don Fernando had enjoyed this peasant girl his passion subsided and his eagerness cooled, and if at first he feigned a wish to absent himself in order to cure his love, he was now in reality anxious to go to avoid keeping his promise.
Man's life alone, swifter than time, speeds onward to its end without any hope of renewal, save it be in that other life which is endless and boundless.
She could feel the strands of grass from the fight with the Infected hit her shin as they washed away, and the clots of blood that had caught in the ends from her wound dissolved as he carefully slid his fingers through the tangles.
I felt, as he had felt, that all was at an end between us.
They put a stock of candle-ends into the lantern, hung the latter to the off-side of the load, and directed the horse onward, walking at his shoulder at first during the uphill parts of the way, in order not to overload an animal of so little vigour.
"And now for you, Madam Mina, this night is the end until all be well.
There was a bell on board; and as the ship rolled and dashed, like a desperate creature driven mad, now showing us the whole sweep of her deck, as she turned on her beam-ends towards the shore, now nothing but her keel, as she sprung wildly over and turned towards the sea, the bell rang; and its sound, the knell of those unhappy men, was borne towards us on the wind.
This conversation was not ended under five audiences, each ofseveral hours; and the king heard the whole with great attention,frequently taking notes of what I spoke, as well as memorandums ofwhat questions he intended to ask me.
Though a husbandman should be employed in an expedition, provided it begins after seed-time, and ends before harvest, the interruption of his business will not always occasion any considerable diminution of his revenue.
I saw it a fraction of a second before it hit my pool — a chunk of meteor that had to be the size of a barrel, whirling end over end.
Why don't they cut the end off their noses to make them look plucky?
But persons who know themselves guilty and try not to show it, must attain their end through artifice and imitation, and when this is not well done the affectation is obvious.