|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Sir Walter Raleigh (1554?1618)|
|QUOTATION:||Cowards [may] fear to die; but courage stout,|
Rather than live in snuff, will be put out.
|ATTRIBUTION:||On the snuff of a candle the night before he died.Raleighs Remains, p. 258, ed. 1661.|