The last words of the dying have fascinated readers throughout history. They provide a brief glimpse through the window of human character, revealing the fears, hopes, courage, and legacies of both the famous and not-so-famous. This collection of seven hundred quotes features the last words of kings, commoners, atheists, poets, politicians, and martyred Christians. Carefully researched and collected by well-known author Herbert Lockyer, these final utterances cover a wide variety of topics including heaven, hell, good, evil, justice, judgement, and even humor. Also included is a helpful introduction by the author, outlining the historical context of the 'last words' as well as a summary of the Christian view of death.