FAMOUS LAST WORDS
Graham unearths some more Famous Last Words
"Die, my dear doctor! That's the last thing I shall do."
THE THIRD VISCOUNT PALMERSTON (1784 - 1865)
"I think I could eat one of Vulliamy's pork pies."
WILLIAM PITT THE ELDER (1708 - 1778)
"Shoot Walter, in heaven's name!"
Friend Walter Tipel did shoot and his arrow killed KING WILLIAM 2ND (1087 - 1100)
"Are you sure it's safe?"
WILLIAM PALMER (1824 - 56), infamous poisoner as he mounted the gallows.
"Do not leave me in suspense!"
HENRI DE TALLEYRAND DE CHALAIS (1599 - 1626) on the gallows.
"I shall hear in heaven"
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770 - 1827)
"Only one man ever understood me. And he didn't understand me."
GEORGE WILLIAM HEGEL (1770 - 18310 German Philosopher)
"If Mr. Selwyn calls, let him in. If I am alive, I shall be very glad to see him, and if I am glad, he will be very glad to see me."
"Don't let poor Nelly starve."
KING CHARLES 2ND (1639 - 16850, concerning Nell Gwynne