Last-word Sentence Examples
The last word was upturned, as if it were a question.
Dammit. I swore I'd get the first and last word in this time.
Hannah whispered the last word.
This last word is the regular French for "knight," and is chiefly used in English for a member of certain foreign military or other orders, particularly of the Legion of Honour.
In this way he has gone over a great portion of the field of physics, and in many cases has either said the last word for the time being, or else started new and fruitful developments.Advertisement
Rational system is the first and last word in this philosophy.
This is the last word of religious truth, though pure philosophy stands still higher.
But this unbendingly logical point of view cannot be the last word upon the matter.
Later a certain Marie Lejay (renamed by the comtesse "Baronne Gay d'Oliva," the last word being apparently an anagram of Valoi), who resembled Marie Antoinette, stated that she had been engaged to play the role of queen in this comedy.
If there be any truth in this suggestion it seems likely that the last word of idealism, like the first, will prove to be that the type of the highest reality is to be sought for not in any fixed Parmenidean circle of achieved being but in an ideal of good which while never fully expressed under the form of time can never become actual and so fulfil itself under any other.Advertisement
And it was well that it should be so, because the methods of criticism are apt to be, and certainly would have been when the Canon was formed, both faulty and inadequate, whereas instinct brings into play the religious sense as a whole; with spirit speaking to spirit rests the last word.
But it is clear that the last word has not been said, and that definite results for this period cannot yet be looked for.
Jules Lachelier (born 1832) agreed with Ravaisson that beauty is the last word of things, but, under the influence of Kant and his successors, put his idealism rather in the form that all is thought.
The last word of that Scotist theology which ruled at the close of the middle ages was that man must work out his own salvation, and Luther tried to do so in the most approved later medieval fashion by the strictest asceticism.
Brutus, sketching a portrait of the perfect and ideal orator, Cicero's last word on oratory.Advertisement
The last word is woe for Edom.
It seems impossible not to connect the latter with the Scottish Atteile or Atteal, to be found in many old records, though this last word (however it be spelt) is generally used in conjunction with teal, as if to mean a different kind of bird; and commentators have shown a marvellous ineptitude in surmising what that bird was.
Here, says Ritschl, the involuntary logic of predestinarianism speaks its last word.
Ritschl, it represents the last word in doctrine along the lines laid down by the Reformers.
This once again seems to be the last word in a long development.Advertisement
Brown, whose work may be regarded not only as the last word on the subject, but as embodying a seemingly complete and satisfactory solution of a problem which has absorbed an important part of the energies of mathematical astronomers since the time of Hipparchus.
He soon became prominent; first by his contributions to its organ the Messenger; then by The Anxious Bench - A Tract for the Times (1843), attacking the vicious excesses of revivalistic methods; and by his defence of the inauguration address, The Principle of Protestantism, delivered by his colleague Philip Schaff, which aroused a storm of protest by its suggestion that Pauline Protestantism was not the last word in the development of the church but that a Johannean Christianity was to be its outgrowth, and by its recognition of Petrine Romanism as a stage in ecclesiastical development.
The last word goes to Marta Straznicky, who provides a brief afterword that teachers of early modern texts will want to read.
One last word on battery backup systems is to match the type of battery to the system's requirements.
The Turk, being of the ruling caste, must have the last word.Advertisement
Letting Jesus have the last word - " Father.. .
The last word of the story is also the first word to suggest the circular pattern to the character's predicament.
He had the best quips... " She said, a small laugh sliding out from her last word.
It is nice to get the last word in a scrap with the climate skeptics.
These doctrines of Lotze - though pronounced with the distinct and reiterated reserve that they did not contain a solution of the philosophical question regarding the nature, origin, or deeper meaning of this all-pervading mechanism, neither an explanation how the action of external things on each other takes place nor yet of the relation of mind and body, that they were merely a preliminary formula of practical scientific value, itself requiring a deeper interpretation - these doctrines were nevertheless by many considered to be the last word of the philosopher who, denouncing the reveries of Schelling or the idealistic theories of Hegel, established the science of life and mind on the same basis as that of material things.
And that's my last word on it.
He had the best quips... She said, a small laugh sliding out from her last word.
They also have elegant streamlined heads that allow them to easily slip out of a collar during a walk to run a few extra laps, or to get the last word in with that squirrel that has been taunting them.
They do make it clear, they are not the last word.
When you look at this richly colored black side-tie string bikini, with its minimal bottom proportions and the scantiest of triangle top fabric, modest will be the last word that comes to mind!
A New York hat used to be the last word in fashion hats for ladies.
Capezio shoes are considered the first and last word in dance footwear, so you know you're getting quality when you choose this shoe.
Perhaps the automaker CEOs and the governments and consumers they want to please will have the last word in automobile industry current trends, but changes to long-standing traditions are certainly upon us.
Alleviating the intensity, but not overpowering the sense of danger, Rowling pokes fun when it is appropriate and maintains light heartedness until the last word.
One last word of advice - take anything said by a media rep with a grain of salt.
The last word ended on the upturn, as if it were a question, not a statement.
His voice broke with the last word.