Jonathan put the last fork beside a plate and smiled up at her.
Katie sighed and threw the last potato in the pan.
He had a few basic instructions, but said it would last seven to ten days with or without antibiotics.
The nurses were in a gazillion times last night to check on her.
As April slipped into May and the last threat of frost passed, she began planting them in the garden.
Maybe the last situation was what gave her the courage to speak up when the inheritance tension came back.
For a moment she hesitated, remembering their last discussion.
As the garage door lifted, sunlight reflected off the polish she and her siblings had applied that last day of their lives.
Pushing the thought from her mind, she focused on Allen's visit last night.
Right now it was like being the last person on earth.
The agonizing memories ruptured to the surface at last, forcing a long overdue reaction.
The last word ended on the upturn, as if it were a question, not a statement.
When he removed his hat the last piglet had disappeared entirely.
So the procession moved through the streets, the bearers of the Sorcerer first, the Prince next, then Jim drawing the buggy with the strangers inside of it, and last the crowd of vegetable people who had no hearts and could neither smile nor frown.
Jim the cab-horse came last, and the rocky wall almost caught him; for just as he leaped to the floor of the further passage the wall swung across it and a loose stone that the buggy wheels knocked against fell into the narrow crack where the rock turned, and became wedged there.
That meant that their world--the real world--was not very far away, and that the succession of perilous adventures they had encountered had at last brought them near the earth's surface, which meant home to them.
In the first place, I must tell you that I was born in Omaha, and my father, who was a politician, named me Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkle Emmannuel Ambroise Diggs, Diggs being the last name because he could think of no more to go before it.
"But justice prevailed at the last," said Ozma, "for here is my pet, and Eureka is once more free."
At last he saw something in the darkness that looked like two balls of fire.
On the last day, the great army which Coriolanus had led from Antium was drawn up in battle array.
At last, he could hold out no longer.
At last, having become quite rich, he decided to go home.
"This is the last great day!" cried others; and they knelt down and waited.
Toward what place was the eagle flying when you last saw it?
Who do you think makes more money: the one person who operates the cotton gin we discussed in the last chapter or one of the fifty people he replaced?
As machines displace people, they will be the most vulnerable, and sadly, will likely be the last ones to arrive in the world I describe above.
The new system prohibited any relief given to the poor outside of a workhouse while simultaneously lowering the quality of the workhouses to discourage the poor from using them except as a last resort.
One would suspect that, given all the above, I should be the last guy to write in favor of GMO, factory farms, manufacturing meat, and the end of the farmer.
The point is that it is now illegal in every state, with Louisiana being the last to outlaw it in 2008.
In the 1968 book The Lessons of History, Will and Ariel Durant calculated that, "In the last 3,421 years of recorded history only 268 have seen no war."
I was in the North, enjoying the last beautiful days of the summer of 1896, when I heard the news of my father's death.
At last I fell asleep with a new doll and a white bear in my arms.
Even the consciousness that it was only a dreadful mistake did not lessen my suffering, and when at last I was allowed to leave the room, I was dazed and did not notice my teacher's caresses, or the tender words of my friends, who said I was a brave little girl and they were proud of me.
With the assistance of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell, she investigated the matter carefully, and at last it came out that Mrs. Sophia C. Hopkins had a copy of Miss Canby's "Birdie and His Friends" in 1888, the year that we spent the summer with her at Brewster.
It comes over me that in the last two or three pages of this chapter I have used figures which will turn the laugh against me.
At last, cold, hungry and weary, we reached our pier.
I tried flour also; but have at last found a mixture of rye and Indian meal most convenient and agreeable.
The last were not England's best men and women; only, perhaps, her best philanthropists.
The real attractions of the Hollowell farm, to me, were: its complete retirement, being, about two miles from the village, half a mile from the nearest neighbor, and separated from the highway by a broad field; its bounding on the river, which the owner said protected it by its fogs from frosts in the spring, though that was nothing to me; the gray color and ruinous state of the house and barn, and the dilapidated fences, which put such an interval between me and the last occupant; the hollow and lichen-covered apple trees, gnawed by rabbits, showing what kind of neighbors I should have; but above all, the recollection I had of it from my earliest voyages up the river, when the house was concealed behind a dense grove of red maples, through which I heard the house-dog bark.
I have no doubt that time discriminates between the good and the bad; and when at last I shall plant, I shall be less likely to be disappointed.
Men esteem truth remote, in the outskirts of the system, behind the farthest star, before Adam and after the last man.
If we were always, indeed, getting our living, and regulating our lives according to the last and best mode we had learned, we should never be troubled with ennui.
"Liberty and equality," said the vicomte contemptuously, as if at last deciding seriously to prove to this youth how foolish his words were, "high-sounding words which have long been discredited.
Well, have you at last decided on anything?
"Go on, you must drink it all," said Anatole, giving Pierre the last glass, "or I won't let you go!"
Don't I know that at the rate we are living our means won't last long?
At last she rang.
But mind, don't bring me such tattered and dirty notes as last time, but nice clean ones for the countess.