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23and those members of the body that we think less honorable we clothe with greater honor, and our less respectable members are treated with greater respect;

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23. less honourable—"We think" the feet and the belly "less honorable," though not really so in the nature of things.

bestow … honourputting shoes on (Margin) the feet, and clothes to cover the belly.

uncomely parts—the secret parts: the poorest, though unclad in the rest of the body, cover these.