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the curtain falls

The end (of something) comes. When the curtain falls on the company after 50 years of business, a lot of people will be left jobless.
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He consents without a murmur, all join in a joyful chorus, and the curtain falls upon the lovers kneeling to receive Don Pedro's blessing in attitudes of the most romantic grace.
The prisoner whom you there see pale, agitated, and alarmed, instead of -- as is the case when a curtain falls on a tragedy -- going home to sup peacefully with his family, and then retiring to rest, that he may recommence his mimic woes on the morrow, -- is removed from your sight merely to be reconducted to his prison and delivered up to the executioner.
The instant she had let the curtain fall behind her, I flung a garment on my shoulders and a pair of slippers on my feet.
The classification mathes and semi-finals are slated for April 13 while curtain falls on the event the following day when playoff for the 3rd-4th positions and final takes place.
The participating teams will rest on Tuesday, with the first to play fourth and second with the third in the semi-finals on Wednesday, while the curtain falls on Thursday, when the losers in the semi-finals will play for the bronze medal, while the winners play for first place and the gold medal.
It is aptly called Curtain Falls, its waters gushing several meters wide and tumbling down to an aqua lagoon ideal for taking a dip to beat summer's sweltering heat.
So the curtain falls on the long, successful and colourful career of a supreme horseman, known in the jockeys' room as "Alice" and described by his long-term mentor and friend Noel Meade as "a marvellous jockey and a special man".
Enter Inspector Charlesworth and his assistant Sgt Wyler to investigate and probe many 'red herrings' along the way before the final curtain falls.
The curtain falls on the Northern Football Alliance season this Friday (May 15) when Blyth Town face Whitley Bay A in the Bay Plastics George Dobbins League Cup final at Wheatridge Park, Seaton Delaval, kick-off 7pm.
after the curtain But just three days after the curtain falls for the last time she will tie the knot for real by marrying fiance Tony Jackson, on New Year's Eve.
So if you're up for another go before the final curtain falls.
Of the two, Jonathan Dewhurst: The Curtain Falls is a sequel to the same authors' Jonathan Dewhurst: The Lancashire Tragedian 1837-1913 (published in 2001) which deservedly became one of the five finalists for the Society for Theatre Research Book of the Year.
The Motorsports Marshals Club, an affiliate of the Bahrain Motor Federation, is providing the marshals, hosts the annual event as the curtain falls on the F1 race at Bahrain International Circuit, the home of the motorsport in the Middle East.
I DEFY anyone not to be standing up, dancing and clapping their hands by the time the curtain falls on Stafford Gatehouse Theatre's great rock 'n' roll pantomime.
The Paramount Bar, located in the heart of the theater district in New York, is hosting a series of monthly, late-night happy hours where customers can mingle with Broadway stars after the curtain falls.