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Usage examples for completion

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. What was the probably time of the completion of Beowulf? – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  5. 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
  6. This was Bonaparte's plan, and he did every thing to bring it to completion. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Not many months after its completion, the owner died, and his entire estate was sold. – Historic Homes by Mary H. Northend
  10. And it was very near to completion. – Space Platform by Murray Leinster
  11. 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
  12. 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)
  13. Because they are not necessary for the completion of the Alphabet. – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  14. 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
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