To lyue by lytle & in low houses , by lely mens alms
To lyue by litle and in lowe houses · by lele mennes almesse
to lyuve by ly.ttulleG.16.425: The first <t> of "little" apparently started out as another letter; the upright stroke rises above the usual level
and the top has been lined through in brown ink. & yn lowe howses / by leelle menes almesse
To lyue bi litilO.15.426: OC2F alone lack and before in. in lowe howsis bi lele mennes almesse
To lyue by litel and in lowe houseR.15.455: R uniquely shows the singular; the other manuscripts read houses. by lele mennes fyndynge .
To lyve be lytyl in lowe howses / be leele mennys fyndyng.F.11.439: Beta witnesses read almesse in place of alpha's fyndyng.