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Thread #59434   Message #954630
Posted By: The Walrus
17-May-03 - 08:50 PM
Thread Name: BS: Famous exit lines
Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines

"...When someone famous (memory faileth) was about to be hanged he said :I pray you will assist me to the top of the ladder. As for the descent, I shall fend for myself."..."

That sounds like Sir Walter Raleigh, he was beheaded by order of James I (or I of England & VI of Scotland to be pedantic).