Henry Ward Beecher
I am ready at any time. Do not keep me waiting.
Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.
Thomas Jefferson--still surv
Friends applaud, the Comedy is over.
Ludwig von Beethoven
I am about to--or I am going to--die; either expression is used.
Dominique Bouhours , French grammarian
Show my head to the people, it is worth seeing.
Georges Danton, to his executioner
...the fog is rising
The nourishment is palatable.
Dieu me pardonnera. C'est son m tier.(God will forgive me. It's his job.)
This is the fourth?
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Karl Marx to his housekeeper
Drink to me.
They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist---
General John B. Sedgwick, 1864
Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?
Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something.
I still live.
Go away...I'm alright.
H. G. Wells
Ah, well, then I suppose I shall have to die beyond my means.
Here it is at last, the distinguished thing.
What is the answer?
Very well, then, what is the question?
No, life is ugly enough to be looked at frankly, one last time.
Babi, french revolutionary, after being asked if he wanted a blindfold
I don't feel good.
Luther Burbank (1849-1926)