How to use Come-of in a sentence

come-of
  • Nothing but heartache could come of it.

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  • Brady's arm of the militia, the Appalachia Branch, stretched from northern Georgia up through Virginia and was one of the largest in the PMF, the only thing good to come of the East-West Civil War.

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  • No good could come of longing for things a person could never have.

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  • He shouldn't be concerned, but he also knew better than to assume any good was going to come of whatever Jonny was doing.

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  • Of a genuine poetic temperament, fervid and mobile in feeling, and of a prolific fancy, he had also the sense and wit that come of varied contact with men.

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  • While the Church, like a careful mother, sought to lead her children, never allowed to grow up, safely from time into eternity, the men of the Renaissance felt that they had come of age, and that they were entitled to make themselves at home in this world.

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  • Before anything could come of this proposal, matters were precipitated (end of March 431) by the attack of Thebes upon Plataea (q.v.), which immediately sought and obtained the aid of Athens.

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  • Had they consented, had James married Henry's daughter, Mary (called " The Bloody "), it is not plain that advantage would have come of the alliance.

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  • It is now generally recognized that the king symbolized by the Little Horn, of whom it is said that he shall come of one of four kingdoms which shall be formed from the Greek empire after the death of its first king (Alexander), can be none other than Antiochus Epiphanes, and in like manner the references in ix.

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  • When Leonardo, having received a commission for a picture, was found distilling for himself a new medium of oils and herbs before he had begun the design, the pope was convinced, not quite unreasonably, that nothing serious would come of it.

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  • Soon after he had come of age he disposed of his property, and in 1593 went to Flanders and enlisted in the Spanish army, assisting at the capture of Calais by the Spanish in 1596 and gaining some military reputation.

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  • To avoid a crisis at the time when the young king was about to come of age, the government yielded; and on the 10th of May Sagasta announced that a modus vivendi with the Vatican had been established.

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  • By the time he came of age, his other six brothers had not only come of age but also had each adopted a continent of responsibility.

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  • Working back again, we come of course to the story of the humans, the snake and the forbidden fruit.

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  • To what extent can anything possibly good come of this nonsense which is utterly impenetrable?

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  • He would say a lot of pleasant things, ask you to dinner" ("That would not be bad as regards the unwritten code," thought Boris), "but nothing more would come of it.

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  • That year two marriages had come of these balls.

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  • Anatole had no notion and was incapable of considering what might come of such love-making, as he never had any notion of the outcome of any of his actions.

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  • He well knew that nothing but confusion would come of this battle undertaken against his will, and as far as was in his power held the troops back.

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  • Let's see what will come of it!

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  • After Casey's death, Tequila said she was going to fight for custody of Ava, though nothing has come of the announcement.

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  • Echinacea 'kim's mophead' generally grows to 12 to 18 inches in height, making it a little smaller than come of the other Echinacea varieties out there.

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  • They had grown up during the difficult 1960s and had now come of age in the even-more-fraught 1970s and so now more than ever, the music and look that went with it spoke to them.

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  • Star Wars is your classic movie of the 70s that had someone ordinary come of age through extraordinary circumstances.

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  • For a healthy individual, the worst that'll come of it is itching and redness, while those with compromised immune systems such as AIDS sufferers and cancer patients may suffer severe, life-threatening problems.

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  • In the last book of the series, Harry will finally come of age and take his rightful place in the wizarding world, a world he will do anything to protect.

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  • I think aught will come of their rantings as the miners swear they'll flee the area for a more obliging locale if such nonsense were to happen.

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