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  • n. (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives


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  • This view should not be confounded with the use dating from Christ Himself, who (Matt., xix, 18) speaks of the resurrection of the dead on the last day as a regeneration

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • On the last day of term Mr. Carmichael handed this out.


  • On the last day before the winds relieved the deadly calm that had stalled their passage, Varner told us, after another hot, indolent, rum-soaked day, Wilson and two of his shipmates decided to butcher one of the calves and offer a bloody slice of it to the Anthropophagi.

    The Monstrumologist

  • AT DONGOLA ON the last day of 1884, Garnet Wolseley received a message from Gordon, written in tiny letters on a scrap of paper no bigger than a postage stamp.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Literally on the last day of 2005, former Syrian vice president Abdel-Halim Khaddam, now in exile in Europe, said publicly that Assad had threatened Hariri shortly before the assassination, a key element of the Mehlis reports.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • “But at least I can say that the fire is out,” he ended a letter to Mr. James Thistlethwaite the next day, which was the last day of September, 1784.

    Morgan’s Run

  • The trial began on the last day of October 1882, in the court next to the Mattatias Building.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • The year 1785 had seen Richard a prisoner from beginning to end; its last day brought a couriered letter from Mr. James Thistlethwaite.

    Morgan’s Run

  • He and his wife invited me to dinner the evening of my last day at Remington Rand.

    Kitchen Privileges

  • I time the crucial moment for Monday, the last day before Viktor Nikolaevich leaves for his new position in Czechoslovakia.

    A Mountain of Crumbs


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