Hi, everyone.

Could you help me understand the part in bold?

A person accustomed to too much excitement is like a person with a morbid craving for pepper, who comes last to be unable even to taste a quantity of pepper which would cause anyone else to choke.

Source: http://russell-j.com/beginner/COH-TEXT.HTM


It looks like a mistake. It should be "who comes at last to be …"—in other words, "who eventually becomes".