¶ Alþough salamon seide · as folke seeth in þe bibleL.11.268: Illegible marks appear in the right margin.
Al-though Sal.omon saide as folk saideM.11.267: M alone among B manuscripts has saide. GCr have the present tense; other B manuscripts have seeþ. in þe bible
Although Solomon saith as folke seeth in the bible .
Al-though salamon saide · as folk sees in þe bibile
Alle-þouȝ salomon seyde
as menR.11.278: Beta reads folke. seth in þe bible .
/ [¶] & þeyhȝ Salomon seyde þus / as menF.8.271: Alpha is responsible for men. Beta witnesses have folk. seen in þe byble.