And the same is true of all other things; they have each of them an end and a special excellence?
Well, and can the eyes fulfil their end if they are wanting in their own proper excellence and have a defect instead?
He was to blame in wearing away his youth in contemplation with the end of poetizing in his manhood.
Even Stamboul, it is said, shall have an end, and the most unlucky blunders must come to a conclusion.
The endless ballad had come to an end at last, and the whole diminished company about the camp-fire had broken into the chorus I had heard so often:
At the end of the straits, I made sure we must fall into some bar of raging breakers, where all my troubles would be ended speedily; and though I could, perhaps, bear to die, I could not bear to look upon my fate as it approached.
She recaptured the sense of space, which is the basis of all earthly beauty, and, starting from Howards End, she attempted to realize England.
It was a comrade, bending over the house, strength and adventure in its roots, but in its utmost fingers tenderness, and the girth, that a dozen men could not have spanned, became in the end evanescent, till pale bud clusters seemed to float in the air.
Why not believe, while I can, that it will end
well after all?
For whatsoever affairs pass such a man's hands, he crooketh them to his own ends
; which must needs be often eccentric to the ends
of his master, or state.
David tried to pull the stocking out of the hole, but it was so long that it never came to an end
, and when it measured six times the length of the room he had to cover his mouth again.
resented this, was patent; and Martin saw the twitch of his arm as if to protect his trousers pocket.