Quote in time

PUBLISHED : Monday, 29 October, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 29 October, 2001, 12:00am
 

'Tis a sharp remedy, but a sure one for all ills.'


Sir Walter Raleigh, on feeling the axe before his execution. The English adventurer, who had been a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, was executed for treason on this day in 1618.


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