Famous Last Words: Mark Twain

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“Good-bye. If we meet—”

Spoken to his daughter Clara. Twain never finished that last sentence; he stopped and looked at Clara for a long time before falling asleep and dying a few hours later. On a completely unrelated but still interesting note, Haley’s Comet passed close to earth on both the year of Twain’s birth and the year of his death.

Via Santa Monica College.

Image: Project Gutenberg.

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