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 dying words of such saints form speech at its best , for on the borders ... by grace , turned to the Christ the martyrs gladly died for , they must have ...
The last words of the dying need not be " drowned in the mutter of black men ... of those who died centuries ago ; nevertheless , they are expressive .
First , mention must be made of The Book Of The Craft Of Dying , and other early English tracts concerning death , by Frances Comper and George Congreve .
Words Of Famous Men ; The Art of Dying by Francis Burrell and F. L. Lucas ; Dying Sayings by Cobham Brewer in Phrase and Fable ; Putnam's Complete Book of ...
During this fearful scene , Antiochus , who witnessed it , suddenly fell from his judicial seat and died crying out , " My bowels burn with the fire of hell ...
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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