And at last
, from every side, the victorious armies of the Revolution would close in on the City of Mexico itself, Diaz's last
Whether owing to the almost omniscient look-outs at the mast-heads of the whale-ships, now penetrating even through Behring's straits, and into the remotest secret drawers and lockers of the world; and the thousand harpoons and lances darted along all continental coasts; the moot point is, whether Leviathan can long endure so wide a chase, and so remorseless a havoc; whether he must not at last
be exterminated from the waters, and the last
whale, like the last
man, smoke his last
pipe, and then himself evaporate in the final puff.
Thou goest the way to thy greatness: now hath it become thy last
refuge, what was hitherto thy last
I can only declare that the Countess's presence by your bedside last
night was no dream of yours.
But that the clew to her language and her conduct on Wednesday last
is to be found in such a feeling toward the man who has ruined us, as the feeling at which you hinted, is what I can not and will not believe of my sister.
I intend, then, in this last
book, to imitate the good company I have mentioned in their last
My mother's favourite paraphrase is one known in our house as David's because it was the last
he learned to repeat.
one took the other aside, and said, 'That little urchin will make our fortune, if we can get him, and carry him about from town to town as a show; we must buy him.' So they went up to the woodman, and asked him what he would take for the little man.
He was to die in a few hours, and with him would go the child's last
chance of succour.
Some say that she did it in all kindness of heart; while others aver that she was none other than the former Sheriff's daughter, and found her revenge at last
in this cruel deed.
But I've not the smallest doubt that Mac was watching both ship and station till the last
"We are doing exactly what we did last
time....Last time, I joined you as you were leaving the stage and followed close behind you down this passage."