Quotation by Guy Fawkes

A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy.
Guy Fawkes (1570–1606), British Catholic conspirator. Remark, November 6, 1605. Quoted in The Dictionary of National Biography, vol. 6 (1917).

On the gunpowder plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament, November 5, 1605, echoing the dictum of Greek physician Hippocrates.
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