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For power is proud till it look down to fear

DMI number:
17244
Poem Aliases
Greville. Alaham.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
For power is proud till it look down to fear
Last Line:
Though only safe by ever looking there
Poem Genre / Form:
Advice, Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Verse-drama
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts[Exercise of power]
Related People
Author:
Fulke Greville
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from 'Alaham' Act 1 Scene 2. Greville (1633): 1-79.