Fumus Mulier & stillicidia
Expellunt hominem a domo proverbia......
Thre thinges there be , that done a man by strength
¶*** Thre thynges that ben that doon a man by strengthe
¶ Thre thynges there ben þat dothR.17.277: L agrees
with alpha's doth; the form in the other beta manuscripts is doon. The grammar of this line is substantially revised in C, but
Cx reads doth. a man be strengthe .