come to an end

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References in classic literature ?
If it is your wish, sirs, that I should disclose in a few words the surpassing extent of my misfortunes, you must promise not to break the thread of my sad story with any question or other interruption, for the instant you do so the tale I tell will come to an end.
You know, all good things have to come to an end, so we're all just growing up and moving on with our lives," Sammi Sweetheart added.
Kevin Mountford, head of savings at Moneysupermarket, said: "Unfortunately savers cannot rely on banks to remind them that their deal has come to an end.