The wife is our wicked flesh , that will not be chasted
The wiffe is oure wikked flessh · þat wol nouȝ be chastied
Þe wif is oure wikked flesche wilR.17.290: At the head of this b-verse, R omits þat, which is found
in all other B copies. However, Cx agrees with R in
this omission. nauȝt be chasted .