¶ Wisdome and witte now is nouȝt worth a carseL.10.17: LMR alone among B witnesses have the spelling carse in agreement with C. Other B manuscripts have kerse. Both spellings reflect dialectal variants of "cress" (<OE cressa, cærse).
Wisdome and witte is nowM.10.17: M's reading of is now is not shared by other B manuscripts, which read now is. not worth a carse
Wysedome and wytte nowe is not worth a kerse ,
¶ Wisdom and wit now · is nowt worthe a kerse