For he tempereth his tong to truthward , and no treasour coueteth
He temperees þe tonge to treuthward · and no tresoure coueites
He tempreth þe tonge to trewthe-warde þatR.14.334: At the head of the b-verse, beta reads and in place of
alpha's þat; however, all of the C manuscripts agree
with alpha here. no tresor coueyteth .R.14.334: Immediately hereafter, alpha (as well as a
majority of C witnesses) omitted a Latin line on poverty found in beta:
He tempreþ his tunge to trewþe-ward / þat no tresounF.10.789: F uniquely reads tresoun. Other B manuscripts have tresor. coueytyþ.F.10.789: Alpha and most C manuscripts lack beta's "Sapiencia temperatrix" following this line.