As holy writ witytnessthwitytness[e]th . whan men seggen hire graces
As holy wryte wytnesseth whan men sein her graces
As holy vrit witnesse ˜ whan men sayes hir graces
as holy wrytt wyttnessythe G.15.69: A virgule has been added at this point to separate wyttnessythe and yt. yt when men sayen þer graces
As holy writ witnesseth whan men seggen
F offers a completely different b-verse while beta shows the plural form graces. Although C has been slightly revised in this passage, Cx shows the same plural noun form as that in beta (but four manuscripts
[KDcWaGc] agree with R). .
As holy writ witnessiþ / & dauid in þe sawter.F.10.541: Bx reads "whan men seye hir graces." The scribe is correct in saying that the following quotation is from the psalter. It is