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Can you name the Known Last Words of Presidents?

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I know that I am going where Lucy is.N/A
This is the last of Earth. I am content.N/A
Tis well.N/A
Help![Called out to his housekeeper. A stroke then left him mute and partially paralyzed. He died the next day.]
Send Mike immediately![To a Secret Service agent over an in-house telephone.]
Whatever the result may be, I shall carry to my grave the consciousness that at least I meant well for my country. Oh Lord God Almighty, as thou wilt.N/A
Doctor, I am going. Perhaps it is best.N/A
I regret that I should leave this world without again beholding him.[referring to James Madison]
The nourishment is palatable.[Accepting a spoonful of soup from his doctor.]
Is it the Fourth? [Asked of his doctor, Robley Dunglison, who replied, 'It soon will be.'] I resign my spirit to God, my daughter to my country.N/A
Oh, yes; it is the glorious Fourth of July. It is a great day. It is a good day. God bless it. God bless you all. [He awakened later, and mumbled, 'Thomas Jefferson...'[This is often reported as the beginning of the sentence 'Thomas Jefferson still survives,' but this cannot be held reliable.]
Good morning, Robert.[To a carpenter working on his home.]
My right side is paralyzed. [struggling to move] I need no doctor. I can overcome my troubles.[After falling out of his chair, he spoke his last to his distraught daughter.]
That's very obvious.[Spoken in response to Mrs. Connolly's comment, 'Mr. President, you can't say that Dallas doesn't love you.']
Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee. We are all going, we are all going, we are all going.N/A
That's good. Go on. Read some more.[To his wife, who was reading him flattering newspaper accounts.]
Please put out the light.N/A
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Oh Swaim, there is a pain here. Swaim, can't you stop this? Oh, oh, Swaim![To his chief of staff, David G. Swaim]
I hope to meet you all in Heaven. Be good children, all of you, and strive to be ready when the change comes.N/A
Are the doctors here? Doctor...my lungs.N/A
Nothing more than a change of mind, my dear. I always talk better lying down.[In response to a niece, who asked, 'What is the matter, Uncle James?']
Water.N/A
His daughter Patti Davis described his death, and said that his final communication was love, spoken with his eyes rather than his voice.[My mother then] said to her husband that the expression was 'the greatest gift you could have given me.''
I've always loved my wife, my children, and my grandchildren, and I've always loved my country. I want to go. I'm ready to go. God, take me.N/A
I love you, Sarah. For all eternity, I love you.[He told her what provisions he had made for her, then passed away.] (spoken to his wife)
I have a terrific headache. (Died of a massive cerebral hemorrhage.)
Levi Strauss was one of my best friends.N/A
It doesn't really matter. [In response to his wife's admonition not to hold her hand at Ford's Theater, because people might see them. His final utterance was laughter.]
I regret nothing, but I am sorry that I am about to leave my friends.N/A
I have tried so hard to do right.N/A
There is but one reliance.N/A
Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more.N/A
I am a broken piece of machinery. When the machine is broken... I am ready.N/A

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