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 Ring.Ring Finger. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ring Down.
 
Conclude, end at once. A theatrical phrase, alluding to the custom of ringing a bell to give notice for the fall of the curtain. Charles Dickens says, “It is time to ring down on these remarks.” (Speech at the Dramatic Fête.)   1
 


 Ring.Ring Finger. 

 
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