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The confusion of last-minute preparations to receive them was at its height.

If not claimed then, it would be filled from the last-minute waiting list.

Kennon loaded the jeep with the last-minute items he would need.

That, too, had been a last-minute addition, an experiment which had only had partial testing.

It was a last-minute hunch with him--to settle the matter peaceably.

Again, as on that memorable fourth of July, eight months before, he was in his room at the Capitol signing the last-minute bills.

Last-minute recalculations showed that the extra lightness of the new loaf might be great enough to cause drift during stackage.

Ella Monahan had a last-minute business appointment, but she promised to be at the dock, somehow, before the boat leaves.

Allis noted with minute observance each little act in this pantomime of the last-minute plunge.

Then he waited, hoping against all reason that Moera and her organization would bring him a last-minute reprieve.

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