And but I it hadL.13.368: LMW (and C manuscripts XYcJcUcDcVcAcScFcKc) read it had, while HmY (and C manuscripts P2PEcRcMcNc) have hadde it and F has yt. Most B manuscripts only record hadde. by other waye · atte laste I stale it
And but if I had by other way , at the lest I stole it
And bot I had by other way · at þe lest I stale it
And but if I haddeR.13.383: Here alpha's phrasing differs slightly from
beta, which reads but I (it) had. Cx agrees with
beta, and supports the LMWHm inclusion of it in the phrase; but the P
family mostly agrees with Hm's order (hadde it) while the best X family
copies agree with LMW (= it had). bi other way at þe last
I stale it .
& but y gete yt be ony way / y geete it be stelthe.F.10.378: F's reading is unique. Bx reads "And but I hadde by ooþer wey at þe laste I stale it."