¶ These foure clauses or texts of Scripture, are added to the worke by the Queenes Maiestie.
Ecclesiasticus. 25, verse. 17.
THere is not a more wicked head, than the head of a Serpent: and there is no wrath aboue the wrath of a woman.
But he that hath gotten a vertuous woman, hath gotten a goodlie possession: she is vnto him an helpe and piller, wherevpon he resteth.
It were better to dwell with a Lion and Dra∣gon, than to keepe house with a wicked woman.
Ecclesiasticus. 7, verse. 19.
Yet depart not from a discreete and good wo∣man, that is fallen to thee for thy portion in the feare of the Lord: for the gift of hir honestie is aboue gold.