And on a mountain þat mydle erth hight as me thought
and .......vp onHm.12.203: Even with ultraviolet light it is not possible to make out what has been erased. A contemporary scribe, perhaps
the original scribe who wrote this section, erased a word about seven spaces long and wrote vp on as two words. a mountaygne · þat myddel-erþe higth · as me þougth ·
And on a mountaigne that myddelerd · highte as me than thoughte
& on heyȝ Mounteyn / þat Mydlerd hette.F.9.5: F omits Bx's "as me þo þouȝte."