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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Mystery plays , for example , nearly all ended in heaven or hell , and the influence of these plays colors the writings on death during such a period .
The dying words of such saints form speech at its best , for on the borders of eternity , they were heavy with heavenly fragrance .
who can watch what seems a star dart from its bright place in the heavens into night and vacancy without an emotion of interest in its fate ?
... with this spiritual classic , you will remember how Bunyan instructs Pilgrims to approach the river of death separating them from the heavenly city .
rating them from the heavenly city . It is a river without a bridge . The last words of Mr. Despondency were : " Farewell Night , Welcome Day .
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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