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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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Royals of England: A Guide for Readers, Travelers, and Genealogists

Kathleen Spaltro, Noeline Bridge - Families of royal descent - 2005 - 336 pages
...Elizabeth would burn five in 45 years.) Latimer's heroic defiance — "We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out" — and Cranmer's repudiation of his recantation of his evangelical beliefs (he burned his own...
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The Story of Britain: From the Romans to the Present : a Narrative History

Rebecca Fraser - History - 2005 - 868 pages
...to his trembling fellow martyr Ridley, 'Play the man, brother Ridley; we shall this day light such a candle, by God's Grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.' And he was right. Until the Marian martyrs, of whom 300 were burned in the next three years,...
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Christian Heroes: Over 200 Stories of Courageous People Who Suffered for Jesus

Dave Jackson - Christian martyrs - 2004 - 457 pages
...often quoted: Be of good courage, brother Ridley, and play the man; for we shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England, as I trust shall never be put out. THEREFORE, MY DEAR BROTHERS, STAND FIRM. LET NOTHING MOVE YOU. ALWAYS GIVE YOURSELVES FULLY TO...
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Quiet Time Bible Guide: 365 Days Through the New Testament and Psalms

Cindy Bunch - Religion - 2005 - 420 pages
...dying as heretics? As the executioner pushed a torch into the wood, Latimer said, "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 1 trust shall never be put out." Suffering and temptation reveal...
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The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce

Deirdre Nansen McCloskey - Business & Economics - 2010 - 637 pages
...Latimer in 1555 remarking calmly to his stake-mate as the torch was applied, "Be of good comfort, Mr. Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light...God's grace in England as I trust shall never be put out." What makes someone South Asian is not merely an abstract belief in the doctrine of transmigration...
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Dare to Walk ...

Edward Powell - Religion - 2007 - 226 pages
...consume them, Hugh Latimer turned to Ridley and spoke with a ringing triumphant voice "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." Then in their dying moment each cried out "Into your hands commit my spirit." With that they...
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An Introductory Dictionary of Theology and Religious Studies

Orlando O. Espín, James B. Nickoloff - Religion - 2007 - 1566 pages
...the stake with Bishop Nicholas Ridley. Latimer is renowned for his last words: "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." The Episcopal Church commemorates him on October 16. Jon Nilson See also CRANMER, THOMAS. LATIN...
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From Tyndale to Madison: How the Death of an English Martyr Led to the ...

Michael Farris - Political Science - 2007 - 528 pages
...religious persecution. / MARY'S FIVE YEARS OF TERROR A Catholic Monarch Returns "Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man; we shall this day...such a candle by God's grace in England as I trust never shall be put out." HUGH LATIMER t_^*^ parl parliamentary enactment of 1543 had allowed Henry...
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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - English literature - 1879 - 702 pages
...1555. When the lighted fagot was placed at the feet of Ridley, Latimer exclaimed, "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 1 trust shall never be l»ut out." His sermons, many of which...
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Shakespeare

Russell A. Fraser - 568 pages
...man. "Be of good comfort, Master Ridley," said Latimer at the stake. "We shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England as, I trust, shall never be put out." The rhetoric is Shakespearean, the day 16 October 1555. Shakespeare, born nine years later, had...
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