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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... in Scotland suffered torture and death over the issue whether Christ alone or King Charles should be owned as head and lawgiver of the Church .
... that fell upon his head and broke his skull ( Judges 9 ) . If we look only upon second causes , this action may appear to be strange and unexpected .
Cut up in parts , they hung them up in chains ; Heads , legs and arms they placed on every port Of burghs , or other places of resort , As standing trophies ...
I know I've been a naughty boy , but forgive Benny and pray Jesus to take care of your little son . " Major D'Arcy Todd had his head shot off at the battle ...
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