Last Words of Saints and Sinners: 700 Final Quotes from the Famous, the Infamous, and the Inspiring Figures of History
The last words of the dying have fascinated readers throughout history. They reveal the fears, hopes, courage, and legacies of both the famous and not-so-famous. This collection of seven hundred quotes includes the last words of commoners, atheists, poets, and politicians along with noted Christians and martyrs. Excellent for casual reading and as a ready reference source for the pastor or public speaker.
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( Job 14 : 14 ) is answered by Christ's declaration , " Because I live , ye shall live also " ( John 14:19 ) . Solomon's meditations on death and the grave ...
The story is told of the last days of Saint John of the Cross during the Middle Ages . We read that on December 7th , the surgeon in attendance told him ...
For example , we would expect John Wesley to come to the last hour in a different frame of mind from Voltaire , who carried no hope beyond the grave .
JOHN BRIGHT , in a speech delivered in The House of Commons in February , 1855 , also referred to the angelic side of death — " The Angel of Death has been ...
John Greenleaf Whittier has the suggestive line — " Death moulded into calm completeness the status of his life . " The Modes of Death II .
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Good book, with some interesting and insightful quotes. It also has references to the Bible and gives a good glimpse into the assurance we have through our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ, as well as tying that assurance to the last words of both saints AND sinners. Read full review