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 same vagueness of hope in ancient literature characterizes non - Christian writers today , although they seemed to have absorbed some of the sweetness ...
Tis sweet to grow old in the fear of the Lord , As life's shadows longer creep . Till our step grows slow , and our sun swings low — He gives His beloved ...
... his senses and death creeping into his veins , he declared with a pleasant countenance , " I have never swallowed anything more sweet and comfortable .
Shakespeare gave us the lines — " Sweet rose , fair flower , untimely plucked , soon faded , Plucked in the bed , and faded in the spring .
Dead , Newton still speaks in his printed works , especially in his hymn : " Amazing Grace , how sweet the ...
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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