They are only the last in a caravan of martyrs.
~King Hussein of Jordan
The Saint's fate yet hangs in suspense, but his martyrdom, if it shall be perfected, will make the gallows as glorious as the cross.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
But you will exceed all of them. For you will sacrifice the man that clothes me.
~Gospel of Judas
You might remember I posted entries on Pearl Abraham's books The Romance Reader and Giving Up America - both very good.