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" Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out. "
Famous Sayings and Their Authors: A Collection of Historical Sayings in ... - Page 7
by Edward Latham - 1906 - 318 pages
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Tudor England

Peter Brimacombe - History - 2004 - 104 pages
...condemned to death for heresy, having publicly preached against Roman Catholicism. 'Be of good comf ort Master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day...God's grace in England, as I trust Shall never be put OUt,' shouted Latimer as flames engulfed them and a sickening smell of burning flesh filled the air....
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Cambridge: A Cultural and Literary History

Martin Garrett - Cambridge (England) - 2004 - 284 pages
...sufferer with words that resonated much longer than his attacks on foxy friars: "Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day...God's grace in England, as I trust shall never be put out." As Latimer was aware, "one suffering for the Truth turneth more than a thousand sermons." 114...
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Reason and Analysis, Volume 2

Brand Blanshard - Philosophy - 2002 - 512 pages
...stake, he made a remark that has long reverberated: 'Brother Ridley, we shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England as, I trust, shall never be put out.' So far as we know, this is the last thing Latimer said. Let us suppose that it really was the...
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Religion in History: Conflict, Conversion and Coexistence

John Wolffe - History - 2004 - 340 pages
...Foxe attributed to him when he was burnt in Oxford in October 1555, 'We shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England as I trust shall never be put out' (Haller, 1963, p. 192). Although the massive folio volumes were unlikely to be purchased and read...
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Saints on Earth: A Biographical Companion to Common Worship

John H. Darch, Stuart K. Burns - Christian saints - 2004 - 248 pages
...John Foxe is not known, but they have nevertheless entered into Anglican folklore: 'Be of good comfort Master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England, as (l trust) shall never be put out.' lgnatius, second Bishop of...
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The Pocket Book of British Patriotism: The History of Great Britain and the ...

George Courtauld - History - 2005 - 76 pages
...rebellion 1554-6 England reunited with Rome 1555 Latimer & Ridley burnt at the stake: "Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day...England, as I trust shall never be put out." Hugh Latimer 3556 Cranmer burnt at the stake 1556-1605 Akbar the Great rules India 3558 The Loss of Calais: "When...
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The Complete Book of When and Where

E. Michael Rusten, Sharon O. Rusten - Religion - 2005 - 566 pages
...led out of prison to be burned at the stake. As the fire was lit, Latimer said, "Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day...God's grace in England as I trust shall never be put out." Cranmer was then "degraded," a ceremony in which all symbols of his office of archbishop were...
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The Adventures of Oliver Twist And a Child's History of England

Charles Dickens - Fiction - 2005 - 657 pages
...upon the pile to fire it. " Be of good comfort, Master Ridley," said Latimer, at that awful moment, " and play the man ! We shall this day light such a...God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out." And then he was seen to make motions with his hands as if he were washing them in the flames,...
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Sermons from Duke Chapel: Voices from "A Great Towering Church"

William H. Willimon - Religion - 2005 - 390 pages
...last words before his martyrdom, being burned at the stake, were, "We shall this day light up such a candle by God's grace in England as I trust shall never be put out." He remembered the Lord to whom wind and sea and even death are subject. His witness encourages...
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Brian Howard: Portrait of a Failure

Marie-J Lancaster - 2005 - 442 pages
...Larimer's famous words of encouragement to his fellow martyr, Ridley: '... we shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England as I trust shall never be put out', but the reaction to such a liberty by the somewhat formidable Eton Master, HE Luxmoore, was reported...
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