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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The number of sudden deaths from various causes is colossal . THOMAS DE QUINCEY writes interestingly on the subject of " 29 II. The Modes of Death.
THOMAS DE QUINCEY writes interestingly on the subject of " sudden death " — " Caesar the Dictator at his last dinner party , on the very evening before his ...
Thomas a Becket , Archbishop of Canterbury , was murdered while at Vespers and died saying : " I charge you in the name of the Almighty not to hurt any ...
Thomas was born " a twin " and appears as a man of dual consciousness , a sort of Jacob and Esau struggle between feeling and faith , with faith ultimately ...
Thomas Arnold ( 1795-1842 ) , was not only the gifted and famous Headmaster of Rugby School but also renowned as a preacher and author .
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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