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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Ovid , the philosopher , voiced the wish , " When I die , may I be taken in the midst of my work . " Surely there is no better way to go .
Others die in full possession of their faculties , clear and conscious until the last breath is taken . Some are semiconscious or delirious , with the ...
Our meditation will also show that through the centuries changes have taken place in human life , even under the shadow of death .
... yet when they are taken side by side with what we know from other sources , these utterances are often surprisingly characteristic .
... Paul was taken out to " the Appian Way " where his noble head was severed from his frail body . His Second Epistle to Timothy , the last letter from his ...
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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