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Quotation by Hugh Latimer
Play the man, Master Ridley; we shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Hugh Latimer (1485–1555), British churchman, Protestant martyr. said, Oct. 16, 1555, to Bishop Nicolas Ridley at their execution pyre in Oxford. Quoted in Actes and Monuments, John Foxe (1570).
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