Mercy is þe more þer-of · þe myddel stokke is reuthe
Mercy is þe more þereof . þe mydelstokmydel stok is ruthe
Mercy is þe moore therof , the middle stocke is ruth
Merci is the more ther-of · the mydel stokke is rycther[u]the
mercy ys þe more þeroffe þe mydle stokke ys reuvthe
Mercy is þe more þere-of þe
mydel stok is reuthe .
Mercy is þe moste þereof / þe myddil stook is rewthe.F.12.7: A drypoint <x> appears in the right margin.