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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ELEVENTH-HOUR

There was an eleventh-hour flicker of mutiny, promptly extinguished.

But only by the skin of your teeth—an eleventh-hour arrival.

And so she could not grasp the reason for that eleventh-hour summons.

The new man, the eleventh-hour bowler, was measuring himself with Radley.

I believe they never turn out except for an eleventh-hour convert.

"She oughtn't to have come," murmured Lady Pentyre, who neither understood nor forgave her son for this eleventh-hour addition.

"No one would go to a dinner on such a night as this," rasped Mr. Van Pycke, who knew all of the eleventh-hour habits of society.

Such was the end of the bank-clerk and his eleventh-hour glories and love adventures.

He never studied, but more than one scholar owed success to the eleventh-hour coaching of Basil Norman.

The Plainsman for July is the best number yet issued, the two eleventh-hour contributions being very cleverly introduced.

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