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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... or a dreary valley under afflictive and depressing circumstances , like the Saviour , who when expiring amidst the darkness of earth cried , " My God ...
... so much pain and explained its use to King William who put his thumb in it and asked Carstairs to turn the screw . This he did until the King cried out ...
... suddenly fell from his judicial seat and died crying out , " My bowels burn ... a dagger through his own body , cried , " Dog , traitor , murderer !
These final cries prove that Christ died , not merely as a Victim , but as ... To a closed Heaven He cried — " My God , My God , why hast Thou forsaken me ?
Egeas , the Proconsul responsible for Andrew's crucifixion , overpowered by the cry of the people to release Andrew from the cross , sought to liberate him ...
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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