19 October 2017 - FAMOUS LAST WORDS


G'day folks,

Welcome to some more famous last words from the rich and infamous.

34. Thomas Hobbes – Writer
“I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.”

 35. George Washington – US President

“It is well, I die hard, but I am not afraid to go.”

 36. Noel Coward – Writer

“Goodnight my darlings, I’ll see you tomorrow.”

37. Walter De La Mare – Writer
“Too late for fruit, too soon for flowers.”

38. George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron – Writer
“Now I shall go to sleep. Good night.”

39. Grover Cleveland –  US President
“I have tried so hard to do the right.”

40. Dylan Thomas – Poet
“I’ve had eighteen straight whiskies, I think that’s the record…”

41. Dominique Bouhours – French grammarian
“I am about to — or I am going to — die: either expression is correct.”

 42. Ernesto Che Guevara

“I know you have come to kill me. Shoot coward, you are only going to kill a man.”

43. John Barrymore Actor
“Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.”

44. Harry Lillis “Bing” Crosby – Singer/Actor
“That was a great game of golf, fellers.”

45. Charles Darwin – English naturalist & Geologist
“I am not the least afraid to die.”

 46. H. G. Wells – Novelist

“Go away, I’m all right!”

47. Lady Mary Wortley Mantagu
“It’s all been very interesting.”

48. Frederic Chopin – Composer
“The earth is suffocating . . . Swear to make them cut me open, so that I won’t be buried alive.”

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