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And I can't have any one with troubles on this Cunarder—not for the next thirty days.

Aspasia was next called to answer the charges brought against her.

As she spoke, Milza, who was occupied in the next apartment, sneezed aloud.

I wouldn't be surprised if the next Consolidated dividend was reduced.

It was still daylight, and the door of the next dwelling was open.

The lawyer left them at the next station to wait for a train back to Butte.

The next day's journey extended to Koorarkup, where we again rested.

The blanks are now ready to be passed to the next process—marking.

Next day, I furnished her with money to take them all to Canada.

The next day's newspaper brought tidings of what had happened.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English niehsta, nyhsta (West Saxon), nesta (Anglian) "nearest, closest," superlative of neah (West Saxon), neh (Anglian) "nigh;" from Proto-Germanic *nekh- "near" + superlative suffix *-istaz. Cognate with Old Norse næstr, Dutch naast "next," Old High German nahisto "neighbor," German nächst "next." Adverbial and prepositional use from c.1200. Phrase the next person "a typical person" is from 1857.

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