If aught so me thrusteth yet for mans soule sake ,
I faughte so me thryste yet ˜ for mannes soule sake
I fauȝte so me thurstesR.18.372: The verb form is that of
alpha, but it also occurs in L; cf. the majority beta form þursteþ. The
inflectional ending of Cx (= fursteth) agrees with
the prevalent beta form. ȝut for mannes soule sake .
I fawht so / me þurstis ȝyt / for mannys souleF.14.370: The abbreviation is ambiguous, and the genitive <is> attested in C2 and Cr3 is possibly intended. sake.F.14.370: F omits the following line from Bx: "May no drynke me moiste ne my þurst slake."