To the fairest.
When creatures firste weare form'd, they had by natures
The bulles, their hornes: the horses, hoofes: the lions, teeth, and pawes.
To hares, shee swiftenes gave: to fishes, finnes assign'de:
To birdes, their winges: so no defence was lefte for woman kinde.
But, to supplie that wante, shee gave her suche a face:
Which makes the boulde, the fierce, the swifte, to stoope, and pleade for grace.