Usage examples for completion

  1. Already in the reign of some of his predecessors the construction of a military road along the right or south bank of the Danube had been proceeding, and the first operation of Trajan was to hasten the completion of this road for the passage of his troops. – Roumania Past and Present by James Samuelson
  2. He lightly passed Delamayn in an instant; and led again to the completion of the sixth round. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  3. To comprehend the extent of the wall which has been blown away one must go further off, till one can distinguish the shape of Somma's wall, till one's eye can measure the vast size of the crater which would be formed by its completion, even allowing for the doubts which have been raised whether the circuit could have been so vast as this measurement would imply. – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  4. Calling the chief of police, I bade him and the teacher seek our subject and bring him back for the completion of the operation. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  5. Great charges of this new and powerful explosive had been placed in the mines nearly one year before their completion, yet no one except those actually engaged in the work knew of it. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  6. Because they are not necessary for the completion of the Alphabet. – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  7. With the close of the year 1888 would come the completion of General Owen's three years' agreement with the Government. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  8. One was the completion of the new constitution. – A History of the Third French Republic by C. H. C. Wright
  9. The result has been that the picture, now near completion, is by far the best thing I have ever done. – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  10. Not many months after its completion, the owner died, and his entire estate was sold. – Historic Homes by Mary H. Northend
  11. Upon the completion of her tour of inspection, he noticed a decided look of disapproval upon her face. – Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley by Belle K. Maniates
  12. What was the probably time of the completion of Beowulf? – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  13. In a short preface I explained that the completion and the performance of my work were beyond hope, and that I therefore communicated my intention to my friends. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  14. Nawin had fallen into his own pensive inclinations but unlike them he wanted the completion of his thoughts. – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  15. Standing on its platform, the ark, whose hull was approaching completion, rose a hundred feet into the air. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  16. And it was very near to completion. – Space Platform by Murray Leinster
  17. But it was of the utmost importance to gain time for the advance of Bernadotte; for the arrival of new reinforcements from Russia; for the completion of the Prussian organisation; and, above all, for determining the policy of Vienna. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  18. This was Bonaparte's plan, and he did every thing to bring it to completion. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  19. The affair was arranged while they were still at Redford, and just on the completion of the improvements to the local parsonage. – Sisters by Ada Cambridge
  20. Be content to finish only what seems to you nearest completion,- the most advanced of your work. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz