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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Every temptation to which the soul had been subjected in the long days of its pilgrimage on earth was now arranged against but against each diabolical ...
... or a dreary valley under afflictive and depressing circumstances , like the Saviour , who when expiring amidst the darkness of earth cried , " My God ...
They are about to flutter from the trees Down to the waiting earth where in death They will ... And indistinguishable earth , And then new leaves again .
... description — " Oh , not in cruelty , not in wrath , The Reaper came that day : ' Twas an angel visited the green earth , And took the flowers away .
We carry in our hearts the Master of ocean and earth and sky and a greater Emperor and Monarch than Caesar , and He has all the winds at His command .
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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