The Lord of life & of light tho , laied his eies togither
The lord of lif and of light . þo leide hise eighen togideres
The lorde of lif an of light tho leyde hise eighen togideres
þe lorde off lyffe & off lyght / þer leyde hys eyne to-geddres
Til loreR.18.61: F begins this line with Tyl þe lord; beta reads simply Þe lorde. For the spelling lore, see Richard Jordan,
Handbook of Middle English Grammar: Phonology, translated and revised by
Eugene Joseph Crook (The Hague: Mouton, 1974): §199, remark 3. Cf. R.5.409: and R.14.184:.
of lif and of liȝt þo leyde his eyȝes to-gidres .