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This is the last of earth! I am content.

John Quincy Adams

Quotation #49142

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Quoted in William H. Seward, Eulogy of John Quincy Adams Before Legislature of New York (1848). Allegedly these were Adams’ last words upon collapsing in U.S. Senate, two days before his death [February 21, 1848].

Source: Quoted in William H. Seward, Eulogy of John Quincy Adams Before Legislature of New York (1848). Allegedly these were Adams' last words upon collapsing in U.S. Senate, two days before his death [February 21, 1848].
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