Definition of End-all
1. Noun. The ultimate goal. "Human beings are not the end-all of evolution"
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Literary usage of End-all
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble by Thomas Malory, William Caxton (1900)
"... but Sir Gawaine had lost his damosel, as it is afore rehearsed. CHAPTER XXVIII How at the years end all three knights with their three ..."
2. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"And to that end all the soldiers in the town were in arms all the day long, and some of the train-bands in the City; and a great bustle through the City all ..."
3. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"A glance at this chart will show the reader that the regard to the filial relations which is popularly supposed to be the Be-all and end-all of Chinese ..."
4. Chips from a German Workshop by Friedrich Max Müller (1870)
"I must end. All love from me and Fanny to your incomparable mother. So to our speedy meeting. Truly yours. George will have arrived in London yesterday with ..."
5. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, & Other by William Evans, Thomas Evans, Edith R. Hall (1843)
"... afterwards remarked to one of the family, who had most :affectionately watched over him, 'perhaps this day will end all your cares and troubles. ..."