Famous Last Words: Mark Twain

“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 birthContinue reading “Famous Last Words: Mark Twain”

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Famous Last Words: Oscar Wilde

“My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the other of us has to go.” Ah, Oscar Wilde. Even in death, he was a clever monkey. These may not have been his very last words, but they’re pretty close to them. Via Book Wilde. Image Credit: Project Gutenberg.

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