Hadde he neure seruyse to saue syluer þer-to · seith it with yvelL.15.136: LRF read yvel; other B manuscripts have ydel. wille
Had he neuer seruice to saue siluer therto , seith it with ydle wil
Hade he neuere seruice to saue siluer þer-to · sayes it with ydel wille
Hadde he neuereO.15.130: An irregular tear in the vellum, present at the time of copying, appears between neuere and seruyse. seruyse to saue syluer þerto for spendyng at aleO.15.130: OC2 alone have for spendyng at ale; all other beta witnesses have seiþ it with ydel wille. Kane and Donaldson divide the line into two, the second with a conjectural a-verse.
Hadde he neuere seruise to haueR.15.149: For R's to haue, F reads ne; the other
manuscripts read to saue. siluer þere-to seith it with euelR.15.149: Most beta manuscripts
have ydel; but L (= yvel) joins alpha in reading euel. wille .
Þat is be-take to tauerne hows / for ten schelyng plegge.F.11.139: This line appears only in F.
If he hadde no seruyse ne syluer / with evil wille he wille synge.F.11.140: F is unique. Beta witnesses have "Hadde he neuere seruice to saue siluer þerto seiþ it with ydel wille." R is
similar to beta, though its b-verse ("seith it with euel wille") suggests that alpha is responsible for evil.