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.
If we look only upon second causes , this action may appear to be strange and unexpected . We must lift up our eyes to the Almighty Hand of an all - seeing ...
A similar reminder of the certainty of death was adopted by Emperor Meruan who caused this motto to be engraved on his seal , " Remember that thou must die ...
Deaths can also come from strange causes . The mighty giant Goliath died by a stone out of David's sling . Samson , the strongest man who ever lived ...
Charles VIII of France , conducting his queen into a tennis court , struck his head against the lintel , and it caused his death .
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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