Below are the last words of famous texts. Can you name their titles? (They are listed in chronological order.) Highlight the text below to reveal the answers.
- “The one who gives this testimony says, ‘Yes, I am coming soon.’ Amen! Come, Lord Jesus!
The grace of the Lord Jesus be with all.” Answer: The Book of Revelation / The Bible (c. 90 AD)
- “And for the support of this Declaration,
with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence,
we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.” The Declaration of Independence (1776)
- “‘And so,’ as Tiny Tim observed, ‘God bless Us, Every One!'” A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (1843)
- ‘It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done;
it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.’ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (1859)
- “Tomorrow, I’ll think of some way to get him back.
After all, tomorrow is another day.” Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell (1936)
- “The creatures outside looked from pig to man,
and from man to pig, and from pig to man again;
but already it was impossible to say which was which. Animal Farm by George Orwell(1945)
- “He loved Big Brother.” 1984 by George Orwell (1949)
- “‘Come, Boy, sit down… and rest.’ And the tree was happy.” The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein (1964)
- “So… be your name Buxbaum or Bixby or Bray
or Mordecai Ale Van Allen O’Shea,
you’re off to Great Places! Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way!” Oh! the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss (1990)
- “Very few castaways can claim to have survived so long at sea as Mr. Patel,
and none in the company of an adult Bengal tiger.” Life of Pi by Yann Martel (2001)