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This weeks quote of the week for Randle Cotgrave is extracted from Book 21. () from the Books of Cotgrave by Lux Nova
A petit achoison le loup
prend le mouton.
When tyrants wish to oppress
the slightest pretext is made sufficient.
There is no beast like to a wicked lord.
[Proverbs, 28-15. As a roaring lion
And a ranging bear
So is a wicked ruler
over the poor people.
28-16. the prince that lacketh
understanding is also a great oppressor.]