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DIMEV 1653
Grace pity and gentleness
Proverbial admonitions — four couplets
Subjects: admonition, general; advice, moral; precepts
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Thurton, Norfolk, Church of St Ethelbert painted glass, scrolls in roundels of left and right panels of the 4th window from the east on south wall
Transcription:
Grace pite and [gentylnes]
proferreth a man to Worthines
Drede gode and fle synne
[ ]
Love trewþe & use hit ev[er]
for he disseywith his seruant never
Be not to pensyve in thy dis [course]
[ ]
Editions:
Woodforde, Christopher. The Norwich School of Glass-Painting in the Fifteenth Century. London: Oxford University Press, 1950: 200.