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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
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For the last comer the bones.  French.  1
The last come is the best liked.  French.  2
The last comers are often the masters.  3
The last drop makes the cup run over.  4
The last of the Romans.  5
The last shuts the door.  Italian, German.  6
The last stole the sack.  German.  7
The last taste of things gives them the name sweet or sour.  8
Though last, not least in love.  (Brutus to Casca) Shakespeare.  9
’Tis the last feather breaks the camel’s back.  10
’Tis the last straw that breaks the horse’s back.  11
 
 
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