Pacience apposed hym fyrste · and preyed hymL.13.224: LMRF alone read hym; other B manuscripts omit it. he sholde hem telle
Pacience apposed him furste . and praide hym he shulde hym —M.13.223:M's original reading was shared by HmC2Cot. The alteration brings M into agreement with Cr. WGYOCBmBoLR read hem. telle .
Patience posed him fyrst , and prayed he should tel
Paciens apposed hym first · and praide he sholde hem telle
Pacience apposede hym þooO.13.224: OC2 alone have þoo; most B manuscripts have first. & preyede . he schulde hem telle
Pacience apposed hym furst and preyed hym heR.13.230: The
phrase hym he is another example of a variant attested exclusively by LMR.
The majority beta reading here is simply he while F reads hym. Cx agrees with the beta majority. schulde
hem telle .