Usage examples for termination

  1. He had taken no degree himself, except a high degree in wealth, and could not understand that he ought to congratulate a young man of twenty- two as to a successful termination of his school- lessons. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  2. This Mr. Phipps did in the New York Herald, January 30, 1904, in the following handsome manner and without Mr. Carnegie's knowledge: Question: In a recent publication mention was made of Mr. Carnegie's not having treated Mr. Miller, Mr. Kloman, and yourself properly during your early partnership, and at its termination. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  3. There was nothing that he could not carry to a termination with his own hand, and against the largest odds. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  4. This was the only event worth relating that happened to us during the voyage; and as canoe- travelling is enlarged upon in another chapter, we will jump at once to the termination of our journey. – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne
  5. It was the Chief who broke the silence following the termination of the gunner's story. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  6. In spite of the prejudice that was creeping into her mind in consequence of an unfavorable first impression, Mrs. Emerson was flattered by her reception, and before the termination of her visit she was satisfied that she had not, in the beginning, formed a right estimate of this really fascinating woman. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur
  7. The termination of hostilities against England had relaxed the already feeble bonds connecting the States. – John Marshall and the Constitution A Chronicle of the Supreme Court, Volume 16 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Edward S. Corwin
  8. It went on and on, and it was impossible to imagine its coming to a definite termination. – Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington
  9. We now begin to long for the termination of our voyage. – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  10. But your generosity is necessary to enable Lady Lovel to bring to a happy termination all those sufferings with which her life has been afflicted. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  11. As for any prospect of a termination of the strife, he could see none in her joyful welcome to him and regretful parting and pleased appointment of the next meeting day after day. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  12. Thus you see that you are the end of all plans, and, wherever they may begin, the termination is the same. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  13. I am now about to communicate to you an affair of the highest importance, which, when brought to a successful termination will exercise a tremendous influence over all your life. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  14. All day, since the adjournment of court, the remarkable termination of and disclosures in the case of State against Newbolt had been flowing through his mind; all day, all evening, the white, strong face of the defendant youth had stood before his eyes. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  15. That will be the most natural termination to such an affair. – A Hungarian Nabob by Maurus Jókai
  16. Our education can finish only with the termination of life. – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
  17. Its renewal or its termination depended upon the issue of events at a distance. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  18. The party on board the Aurora distinctly heard the sounds of the conflict, and waited in breathless expectancy for its termination. – The Voyage of the Aurora by Harry Collingwood
  19. Unlucky as its termination was, it at least was fortunate to him. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. We have already seen that the " intention" of the Lord's Prayer is marked for praise by a Termination, viz. – The Prayer Book Explained by Percival Jackson