| Quote #10
Now by that lord that called is Seint Jame,
By saying that her husband can have either her property or her body, the Wife is, in effect, offering to trade one for the other. This is not the first or last instance in which she implies that sex is for sale.
| Quote #11
Thou seyst also, that if we make us gay
This text from Paul is saying that a woman who dresses herself in fancy clothing could not possibly be chaste. At the heart of this sentiment is the idea that a woman who dresses herself nicely and cares about fashion does so because she is trying to attract the attention of men.
| Quote #12
I wolde no lenger in the bed abyde,
This statement conflicts with the Wife's prior expression of a preference that her husband yield the marriage debt to her with his penis. There, the "raunson" was sex; here, it's money.