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Among the Perpendicular additions to the church last named may be noted a very beautiful oaken rood-screen.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, SLICE 4VARIOUS
It seems very strange that I shall actually know Liszt at last, after hearing of him so many years.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Dick was at the wharf, one day last week, when one of the up river boats arrived.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
At last there appeared some probability of their accomplishing this, after a most curious and truly Mexican fashion.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
In the close relation and affection of these last days, the sense of alienation and antagonism faded from both their hearts.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The last-named building remained in the possession of the Unitarians until 1861, when it was sold to the Roman Catholics.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Last night I saw Jean Baptiste lying prone upon the floor, and knew that she had beaten him down to it, and he had not resisted.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Fortunately, the last crash had been passed without dislocating the parts of either sledge or rider.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO LAST STRAW

  • a bit much
  • enough
  • heavy-handed
  • impossible
  • inadmissible
  • insufferable
  • insupportable
  • intolerable
  • last straw
  • oppressive
  • unacceptable
  • unsufferable
  • unsupportable
  • unsurpassable
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