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The Last Words Spoken By Famous Deceased Writers (25 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome   22 Sep 2011   / 24113 views

When you have spent most of your life putting words down, it is only appropriate that you have something witty, humorous or poignant to offer on your deathbed. See some of the worlds most famous authors final words.

 

Ernest Hemingway

Spoken to his wife before he killed himself

Charles Dickens

He suffered a stroke outside his home and was asking to be laid on the ground

Voltaire

When asked by a priest to renounce Satan

L. Frank Baum

The author of The Wizard Of Oz was referring to the Shifting Sands, the desert surrounding Oz

George Bernard Shaw

Hunter S. Thompson

The last sentence on his suicide note

Henrik Ibsen

This was his response to a nurse who said he was a little better

Dylan Thomas

J.M. Barrie

Author of Peter Pan

Louisa May Alcott

Alcott did not have meningitis, though she believed it to be so. She died from mercury poison

Hans Christian Andersen

Jane Austen

In response to her sister, Cassandra, who was asking her if she wanted anything?

Anton Chekhov

Dying from Tuberculosis, his doctor had given him champagne to ease the pain

Jean Cocteau

W.C. Fields

“Carlotta” was Carlotta Monti, actress and his mistress

Thomas Hobbes

Washington Irving

Speaking to his niece

Mark Twain

Speaking to his daughter Clara

Leo Tolstoy

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

James Joyce

H.G. Wells

He didn't know he was dying

Henry David Thoreau

Edgar Allan Poe

Alfred Jarry






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Comments (5):

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Yez 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Voltaire was the best
       
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Enter your name 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Moose... indian


Sooo... LSD or salvia?
       
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I can't sleep

JM Barrie, author of Peter Pan,

Michael Jackson, King of Pop,

The irony.
       
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SK 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Thoughts of Leo Tolstoy are interesting :)
       
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lolipop 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
#14........:(
       














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