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.