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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I start on a journey with empty hands and expectant heart .. I shall put on the wedding garland . Mine is not the redbrown dress of the traveller ...
The question we must put to our own heart is , " How will I act through the swellings of Jordan ? " The dying testimonies we are to consider can animate us ...
If He Who conquered death and all its powers is resident within the heart , then death is only a departing to be with the Lord , which is far better .
... another beautiful sentiment — " As she looked around , she saw how Death , the Consoler , Laying his hand upon many a heart , had healed it up forever .
Among Dr. Edmond Young's Thousand Nights , we cull the following aspect of death — " A deathbed's a detector of the heart , Here tired dissimulation drops ...
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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