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“I’ve had 18 straight whiskies… I think that’s the record.” – DYLAN THOMAS

“I am dying as I have lived, beyond my means.” – OSCAR WILDE (when calling for champagne)

“I’m better now.” – D. H. LAWRENCE

“I am sorry to trouble you chaps. I don’t know how you get along so fast with the traffic on the road these days.” – IAN FLEMING (when being taken in an ambulance to the hospital)

“I don’t think two people could have been happier than we have been. V.” – VIRGINIA WOOLF (the last line of her suicide letter addressed to her husband, Leonard)

“Good-bye, everybody!!” – HART CRANE (leaping off a ship mid-ocean)

“Well, I’ve had a happy life.” – WILLIAM HAZLITT (who had sensibly written On the Pleasure of Hating)