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.
Herbert Lockyer (1886-1984) was born in London, England, and educated in Glasgow, Scotland. His many decades of ministry included pastoral work as well as an extensive teaching and lecturing ministry throughout the United States, Canada, and other countries. A prolific author, he wrote more than fifty books, including his well-known All Series of Bible study and reference works.