To crown this chapter then, tho in the last place, (for so finis coronat opus) we reserve the bay tree.
Needless to say that rat was "na-poo," which is soldier-French, meaning "finis."
What great scholar is this same finis, because his name is to almost every book?
I had set "finis" to that chapter; was fate minded to overrule me and write more?
Benevolent and forbearing readers, this unassuming tale is near its finis.
When I came away it was like closing a book and writing 'finis.'
This Rex certainly must be a relation of the great author finis, who wrote all books!
Were this an artistic story, here, of course, one would write “finis.”
So the Poison Oakers had fought it out, and in so doing appended "finis" to the annals of their gang.
It is said that he exclaimed, on seeing all hopes at an end, "finis Poloniæ!"