fruition

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As his hero and heroine pass the matrimonial barrier, the novelist generally drops the curtain, as if the drama were over then: the doubts and struggles of life ended: as if, once landed in the marriage country, all were green and pleasant there: and wife and husband had nothing to do but to link each other's arms together, and wander gently downwards towards old age in happy and perfect fruition. But our little Amelia was just on the bank of her new country, and was already looking anxiously back towards the sad friendly figures waving farewell to her across the stream, from the other distant shore.
No wonder her spells THEN had power; but NOW, when my course was widening, my prospect brightening; when my affections had found a rest; when my desires, folding wings, weary with long flight, had just alighted on the very lap of fruition, and nestled there warm, content, under the caress of a soft hand--why did hypochondria accost me now?
What wonder that the sordid lights of work-day prudence should pale before the glory of a hope like theirs in the full splendor of its fruition? Let them squander millions!
Then came the fruition of that historic propaganda which is best described by its own slogan: "The East for the East--the West for the West," and all further intercourse was stopped by statute.
Spring just opening into summer - morning just approaching noon - girlhood just ripening into womanhood, and hope just verging on fruition. She's a sweet creature!
A Gothic statue implies celibacy, just as a Greek statue implies fruition, and perhaps this was what Mr.
Bank of the West (NASDAQ: WTBA) and Fruition Sciences said they have recognized the winner and two finalists of the second annual Vintage Report Innovation Award.