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."
HOUSEHOLDS are being battered by huge energy bill hikes as tariffs come to an end and firms go bust.
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.