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Last Things

plural noun
the subjects of eschatology: the second coming of Christ, the end of history, and the final destiny of the individual and humankind as a whole.
Origin of Last Things
First recorded in 1470-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The plump man looked startled, and then angry—timid and unimaginative were the Last Things he'd expected his idea to be called.

    Crossroads of Destiny Henry Beam Piper
  • One of the Last Things she does is to get suspicious of my moves.

    Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
  • At Last Things had reached such a point that a general rising was thought of.

    The Life of Mazzini Bolton King
  • I recall one of the Last Things I said that night to Mrs. Grose.

    The Turn of the Screw Henry James
  • Then in the rush of Last Things Robbie forgot her for a time.

    Beatrice Leigh at College Julia Augusta Schwartz
  • It would seem also that the Discourse on the Last Things in ch.

  • I shouldn't like—if anything should happen—to have you remember that as one of the Last Things I had said to you.

    Elsie's Widowhood Martha Finley
  • He hurried over the Last Things—his heart singing—and called the boy to him.

    Mr. Achilles Jennette Lee

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