from first to last


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from first to last

Throughout the entire duration; from the very beginning to the very end. I enjoyed that novel from first to last! From first to last, her performance will have you buzzing on an emotional high.
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from first to last

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From first to last, the course of events had borne us further and further away from any results that could have led even to a suspicion of the truth.
Jim and I shall stick together in the meanwhile; you'll take Joyce and Hunter when you ride to Bristol, and from first to last, not one of us must breathe a word of what we've found.
Nevertheless, the world has seen no grander movement than that of our Revolution from first to last," said Grandfather.
And then she came - at an anxious time, too, when her worth could be put to the proof at once - and from first to last she was a treasure.
How, for that reason, he seldom told them of his village friends; but how, for all that, his mind had become so full of two among them--a child and an old man, to whom he had been very kind--that, in a letter received a few days before, he had dwelt upon them from first to last, and had told such a tale of their wandering, and mutual love, that few could read it without being moved to tears.
Candy's illness, from first to last, not one word about the Diamond escaped his lips.
At one time I had thought he might be Anne Catherick's father--at another time I had thought he might have been Anne Catherick's husband--the offence of which he was really guilty had been, from first to last, beyond the widest reach of my imagination.