I have not begun yet, as it is not worth while at the eleventh hour
of this term; but when I return in January I will set to work in earnest.
I feel now like a man who has redeemed a failing reputation and shed luster upon a dimmed escutcheon, by a single just deed done at the eleventh hour
The open forges of armorer and smithy smoked and hissed, and the din of hammer on anvil rose above the thousand lesser noises of the castle courts, the shouting of commands, the rattle of steel, the ringing of iron hoof on stone flags, as these artificers hastened, sweating and cursing, through the eleventh hour
repairs to armor, lance and sword, or to reset a shoe upon a refractory, plunging beast.
He supplicated strength for the weak- hearted; guidance for wanderers from the fold: a return, even at the eleventh hour
, for those whom the temptations of the world and the flesh were luring from the narrow path.
"As the eleventh hour
struck, he entered with a swaggering air, attended by two of the most dissolute and reckless of his boon companions.
Make her feel the presence of the living God, who beholds all the past, to whom the darkness is as noonday; who is waiting now, at the eleventh hour
, for her to turn to him, and confess her sin, and cry for mercy--now, before the night of death comes, and the moment of pardon is for ever fled, like yesterday that returneth not.
All at once - was it the tongue of Nature telling me the way, or common gumption returning at the eleventh hour
? I ran down to the water's edge, and could have shouted for joy.
Perhaps even I may move her so far yet, though it is the eleventh hour
, and she upon the very brink of ruin.'
If any guest failed at the eleventh hour
, Todd was asked to dine.
It was only at the eleventh hour
that our positions were inverted by the wholly unexpected selection of Raffles for the English team in the Second Test Match.
"If you squared him last night," I exclaimed, "why the blazes didn't he come to me till the eleventh hour
The draughtsman who had been already appointed to accompany it has lost heart, and withdrawn at the eleventh hour
, and Walter is to fill his place.