Last year

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Our neighbours burned off their pasture before the new grass made a start, so that the fresh growth would not be mixed with the dead stand of last year.
I have ten left," said the man, "for here are eleven, and I had twenty-one, five more than last year.
Then my heart it grew ashen and sober As the leaves that were crisped and sere -- As the leaves that were withering and sere -- And I cried -- "It was surely October On this very night of last year, That I journeyed -- I journeyed down here
That same ocean rolls now; that same ocean destroyed the wrecked ships of last year.
One thing I know for certain, and that is that last year one of our lodgers, Aksenti Osipovitch, took a similar liberty with Peter Petrovitch, yet kept the fact secret, an absolute secret.
Now the foregoing means work, especially the last year of it, when I was learning my trade as a writer.
Let's think instead of how much we've laughed this last year or so.
Indeed, so little did it enter my head to even use the place in summer, that I submitted to weeks of seaside life with all its horrors every year; until at last, in the early spring of last year, having come down for the opening of the village school, and wandering out afterwards into the bare and desolate garden, I don't know what smell of wet earth or rotting leaves brought back my childhood with a rush and all the happy days I had spent in a garden.
Gunston, about that fan tan sucker that made nineteen thousan' last year in celery an' asparagus.
I was in the service that I might have something to eat (and solely for that reason), and when last year a distant relation left me six thousand roubles in his will I immediately retired from the service and settled down in my corner.
PLANISTON--(1) The Five Thousand Kilometre (overland) was won last year by L.
She became what would have been called a fine creature; her aspect was fair and arresting; her soul that of a woman whom the turbulent experiences of the last year or two had quite failed to demoralize.