The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 1341
Punish moderately and discretely correct
Wresill proverbs: ‘The counsell of Aristotell’ — thirty-eight
Title(s): ‘The counsell of Aristotell’
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 18 D.II
, ff. 209-209v
PVnyshe moderatly and dyscretly correcte.
As well to mercy as to Iustice hauynge a respecte.…
…Vnto youre yre asswage and relent by pacience.
Then shall ye do right and not offende your conscience.
Attributed Title: The counsell of Aristotill whiche he gayfe to Alexander kynge of massydony whiche ar writyn in the syde of the vtter chamber aboue of the house in the gradynge at Wresyll. (f. 209, in rubric)
The Antiquarian Repertory.
4 vols. London, 1775; 2nd ed., 1779-84; new ed. London: Jeffery,
“Die Gedichte der Köningin Elisabeth.”
14 (1892): 346-61: 493-4.