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Thomas Becket
   uttered the last words   
"I Am Ready to Die for My Lord, That in My Blood the Church May Obtain Liberty and Peace."
Many years after his death, an 'à' was added in his name, giving the form Thomas à Becket, in an attempt to make him appear more holy and worthy of sainthood. [Wikipedia]
The Fugees
   had a U.K. Number One single with   
Ready Or Not
September 15 1996 for 2 weeks
Elton John
   had a U.K. Number One single with   
Are You Ready For Love
August 31 2003 for 1 week
The Notorious B.I.G.
   released the album   
Ready To Die (1994)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
   contains the line   
"All Right, Mr. DeMille, I'm Ready for My Close-up."
'Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat' by T. S. Eliot
   has the opening lines   
There's a Whisper Down the Line at 11.39 When the Night Mail's Ready to Depart...
From Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot
Rare Earth
   released the single   
Get Ready
1970; classic rocker; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100; lasting acclaim
Smokey Robinson
   composed   
Get Ready
Ready to Wear (Prêt-à-Porter) (1994)
   she played   
Anne Eisenhower
Ready
   in Portuguese is   
Pronto
Ready
   in Italian is   
Pronto
Get Ready
   is the fight song of   
Jackson State University
Historically a black university Jackson, Mississippi
Zachary Taylor
   had the nickname   
Old Rough and Ready
Up for It
   means   
Ready to Have a Good Time
New Order
   released the album   
Get Ready (2001)
Éimhin
   means   
Prompt or Ready
From eim Or "swift, active"; male or female. Evin.
Nachon
   means   
Ready
The Razors Edge
   features   
Are You Ready
Bagged and Tagged (B&T)
   means   
Body Ready for Dispatch to Morgue
Buff Up
   means   
To Ready a Patient for Release
William Friedkin
   said   
"The Audience Was Ready for That Type of Character, a Cop Who Would Take the Law Into His Own Hands and Hold Court in the Street."
Speaking about Popeye Doyle in The French Connection
Rough and Ready
   is found in   
California, U.S.A.
I'm Not Ready to Make a Commitment.
   means   
Non Sum Paratus Me Committere.
"Let's Get Ready to Rumble!"
   is the catch phrase of   
Michael Buffer
Various sports events
Fixin’ to
   means   
Getting Ready to
Human Nature
   released the album   
Get Ready (2007)
Australian. The last of the Motown covers series. We hope.
Meet the Spartans (2008)
   has the tagline   
Get Ready For The Next Big Epic Comedy.
Shrooms (2006)
   has the tagline   
Get Ready To Get Wasted
Ready
   in French is   
Prêt
Ready or Not
   contains a sample from   
Enya
The Fugees sampled Enya's "Boadicea"
People Get Ready
   was released by   
The Impressions
1965 - inducted in 1998; peaked at #14 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Elton John
   sang   
Are You Ready for Love
Ready
   is missing from the title of   
___ to Die
The Notorious B.I.G. (1994)
Panurgic
   means   
Ready for Anything
Bump
   is   
A Cylinder of Coiled, Prepared Fibers Ready for Spinning
Rare Masters
   features   
Whenever You’re Ready (We’ll Go Steady Again)
1992, Released as a UK B-side 1973
Alison Baker
   wrote   
Better Be Ready 'Bout Half Past Eight
1994; The Atlantic Monthly
Ready
   means   
Great
“That fried chicken was ready.”
Foxtrot
   featured   
Supper's Ready
1972
The Waterboys
   featured   
Ready for the Monkeyhouse
1983
Ready
   ,   
Willing, Able
Saying
The Impresssions
   released the single   
People Get Ready
1965; peaked at #14 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Love in the Time of Cholera
   ends   
"Florentino Ariza Had Kept His Answer Ready for Fifty-three Years, Seven Months, and Eleven Days and Nights. "Forever," He Said."
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Hound of the Baskervilles
   ends   
"Might I Trouble You Men to Be Ready in Half an Hour, and We Can Stop at Marcini's for a Little Dinner on the Way?"
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
François De La Rochefoucauld
   said   
"The More One Loves a Mistress, the More One is Ready to Hate Her"
French writer
Mae West
   said   
"Marriage is a Great Institution but I'm Not Ready for an Institution Yet"
Marcus Aurelius
   said   
"Dig Within. Within is the Wellspring of Good; and It is Always Ready to Bubble Up, if You Just Dig"
14th Roman Emperor
Ready, Set, Zoom! (1955)
   featured   
Roadrunner
Also featuring Wile E. Coyote (lat.) - Famishus-Famishus -- Roadrunner (lat.) - Speedipus Rex






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