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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 Baron whispers back, "In the vaults!" The curtain falls.'
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.
Curtain falls on the event on Thursday with two finals on card.
event Carrie Hope Fletcher - When the Curtain Falls Come and meet singer, songwriter, actress, vlogger and author Carrie Hope Fletcher for an evening of conversations and book-signing.
Publicity secretary of BoBA, Taolo Tlouetsile said they were generally impressed by the preparations ahead of a hectic calendar before the boxing curtain falls for 2018.
Curtain comes downWith the passing of Madeeha Gohar the curtain falls on yet another brave, progressive life one that enriched Pakistan through arts, culture and activism even as the rapid expansion of the religious far right choked almost all forms of expression, especially theatre and drama.
Per Time: Copperfield's executive producer explained in court that, once the curtain falls, the 13 participants brought on stage are taken through passageways that go around the Las Vegas MGM building, where they exit and re-enter at the back of the theater.
As the curtain falls you are aware another gripping tale is about to unfold.
And as the curtain falls you are left painfully aware of another sad tale yet to be told.
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".
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.