Related to Undiscreet: indiscreet, indiscrete


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In 1596, the Lord Mayor of London reported to Burleigh on his attempt to interrogate Thomas Deloney because he had written a "certain ballad containing a complaint of the great want and scarcitie of corn within this realm, which, forasmuch as it containeth in it certaine vaine and presumptuous matter, bringing in her Highnes to speak with her people in dialogue in very fond and undecent sort, and prescribeth orders for the remedying of the dearth of corn,.extracted (as it seemeth) out of the booke published by your Lordship the last year, (8) but in that vaine and undiscreet manner as that thereby the poore may aggravate their grief, and take occasion of some discontentment" (Wright 2: 462-63).