Related to Peise: piece
n.1.A weight; a poise.
v. t.1.To poise or weigh.
Lest leaden slumber peise me down.
- Shak.
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Cade and his followers had been motivated by limited political aims, essentially seeking deliverance from crushing taxation, and expressing themselves in a formal "Complaint," articulating "the general grudge of the people for the universal smart that, through misgovernment, everywhere they suffered, who thus forwearied with the peise [weight] of burdens too heavy for them any longer to bear.