Last-words sentence example

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  • Those were the last words spoken as I turned out the light.
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  • His last words were whispered, his face red.
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  • She'd laughed hard when he murmured to her about famous last words.
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  • Rhyn, whose last words to her had been to find him, if she wanted to know the full story.
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  • Her last words to him had been spoken in anger.
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  • 24, 27 the lower figure is given on the authority of "the last words (or acts) of David."
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  • Berruyer, who was in sole command, ordered the drums to beat and thus drowned the last words of the king's speech.
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  • The last words were an attempt to limit further appeal to Rome.
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  • Thrice Joash smote the Syrians - in accordance with the last words of the dying prophet - and Aphek in the Sharon plain, famous in history for Israel's disasters, now witnessed three victories.
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  • When she lay painfully on her deathbed her son Joseph said to her, "You are not at ease," and her last words were the answer, "I am sufficiently at my ease to die."
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  • Lord Chesterfield records the last words heard from him: "God who placed me here will do what He pleases with me hereafter and He knows best what to do."
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  • The forget-me-not, a favourite with poets, and the symbol of constancy, is a frequent ornament of brooks, rivers and ditches, and, according to an old German tradition, received its name from the last words of a knight who was drowned in the attempt to procure the flower for his lady.
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  • After eight days his men were murdered, and on the 29th of October 1885 he himself was speared in both sides, his last words to the soldiers appointed to kill him being, "Go, tell Mwanga I have purchased the road to Uganda with my blood."
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  • In his last words on the scaffold he alludes to the dangers and slanders he had endured labouring to keep an uniformity in the external service of God; and Bacon's conception of a spiritual union founded on variety and liberty was one completely beyond his comprehension.
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  • The "three hours" service, borrowed from Roman Catholic usage and consisting of prayers, addresses on the "seven last words from the cross" and intervals for meditation and silent prayer, has become very popular in the Anglican Church, and the observance of the day is more marked than formerly among Nonconformist bodies, even in Scotland.
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  • 4 These were the last words spoken by Grattan in the Irish parliament.
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  • The last words of it may be quoted; they form a fitting epitaph for the noblest of English kings.
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  • Henry's last words were a wish that he might live to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.
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  • These were his last words in the pulpit.
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  • His last words are said to have been: "Fear ye God, the Elevated and Mighty, for God, Praise be to Him, protects the man that fears Him; he who does not fear God, has no protection."
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  • He bade farewell to his friends, inquired after the health of Drusus's daughter who was ill, and then quietly expired in the arms of the wife who for more than fifty years had been his most intimate and trusted guide and counsellor, and to whom his last words were an exhortation to "live mindful of our wedded life."
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  • He died as simply as he had lived; his last words were only business directions, affectionate remembrances to relatives, and repeated apologies to the physicians and attendants.
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  • The day before his death he had dictated three replies to questions on affairs of state, and his last words were "Esto perpetua."
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  • These were the last words the Buddha spoke; shortly afterwards he became unconscious, and in that state passed away.
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  • The last words of his last letter to his sister, written when he knew that death was very near, sum up his character: " I am quite happy, thank God, and, like Lawrence, I have tried to do my duty."
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  • He was ashamed of his last words to her.
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  • The Canadian's last words caused a sudden upheaval in my brain.
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  • The last words echo I Cor.
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  • His last words were: "Ce que rious connaissons est peu de chose, ce que nous ignorons est immense."
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  • To the deafness was added blindness, but his memory and his fine manners only left him with life; his last words (" Give Dayrolles a chair ") prove that he had neither forgotten his friend nor the way to receive him.
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  • Having jerked out these last words as soldiers do and waved his arms as if flinging something to the ground, the drummer--a lean, handsome soldier of forty--looked sternly at the singers and screwed up his eyes.
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  • "Ah, may the devil take you and evewybody," were the last words Rostov heard.
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  • "And so they are writing from Potsdam already?" he said, repeating Prince Vasili's last words.
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  • While the Grand Master said these last words it seemed to Pierre that he grew embarrassed.
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  • He managed to follow only the last words of the statutes and these remained in his mind.
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  • The last words were read out in the midst of complete silence.
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  • Prince Vasili pronounced these last words in a tearful voice.
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  • My last words shall be: Here goes an unprofitable servant.
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  • The Canadian 's last words caused a sudden upheaval in my brain.
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  • Their success continued to snowball with the release of their third record The Black Parade which was another commercial smash that spawned the hits Welcome to the Black Parade, Teenagers, Famous Last Words and I Don't Love You.
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  • The film star's last words were allegedly "Don't, worry... that guy's gotta see us."
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  • The song is part love story, part last words from a dying man, and brought tears to many a country fan's eye.
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