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Scheepslast

An obsolete Dutch unit of weight roughly equivalent to 2,000 kilograms.

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Jose Amarillo, their last hope, a recent convert, who had promised money, had been apprehended at his hacienda in Chihuahua and shot against his own stable wall.
To look down upon myself, and even upon my stars: that only would I call my SUMMIT, that hath remained for me as my LAST summit
Haggard and trembling, she looked closer at Agnes, and recognised her at last.
The long, quiet, rainy evening out-of-doors -- our last evening at Combe-Raven -- was a sad trial to us.
When she went to bed last night, after preparing her father's supper, there had been a dresser at the window: what had become of the salt-bucket, the meal-tub, the hams that should be hanging from the rafters?
But Tom ran about amongst the furrows, and at last slipped into an old mouse-hole.
He was inured to suffering and to the sight of blood and to cruel death; but the desire to live was no less strong within him, and until the last spark of life should flicker and go out, his whole being would remain quick with hope and determination.
They buried him where his last arrow had fallen, and they set a stone to mark the spot.
He turned on his heel, and at subsequent intervals I saw him making the most of his last afternoon with the inevitable Miss Werner.
I might think that, as you hadn't left me by a foot's breadth and as, by your own wish, you were the only one to approach me, like last time, I might think that, if that twenty-thousand francs was no longer in my pocket, it stood a very good chance of being in yours
Many trips were required, but at last all stood safely together again at the beginning of the end of our quest.
I have sent for you, Captain Granet," the former began, "to ask you certain questions with reference to the events of last night.