Quotation by Sir Philip Sidney

Thy necessity is yet greater than mine.
Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586), British poet, diplomat, soldier. Quoted in Life of Sir Philip Sidney, ch. 12, Sir Fulke Greville (1652).

offering his water to a dying soldier, at the battle of Zutphen, Sept. 22, 1586, where Sidney himself had received a mortal wound.
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