And þanne plastred with penaunce · and passioun of þat babi
Than plastered with penaunce , & passion of that baby
And þan plastred with penaunce · and passioun of þat baby
& þen plastered wyth pennance wyth G.18.96: A downward stroke, possibly that of the <p> of passyon but also possibly the downward stroke of a thorn (see the F reading with þe passioun), has been written and deleted after deleted wyth. & passyon off þat body
And þanne plastered with penaunce and þeR.17.86:
Beta copies omit þe. The metrics of the beta version, which thus avoids
two strong dips in the b-verse, is liklier to be authorial. passion of þat baby .
& make a plastre with penaunce / with þeF.13.193: F's with þe is unique. Bx reads and. Alpha is responsible for adding unmetrical þe. passioun of þat babe.