Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, Latimer cried at the crackling of the flames. Play the man! We shall this day light such a candle, by Gods grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.1
Common in Chester County, Penn., among the Friends.
Note 1. I shall light a candle of understanding in thine heart, which shall not be put out.2 Esdras xiv. 25. [back]