But conscience þe comune fede . and cardynalesM.19.413: M's cardynales is not shared by other B manuscripts, which read cardinale See M19.398, 417. vertues
But Conscience the commune fedde , & cardinal vertues
But conscience the comune fede · and cardinale vertues
But concience þe comune seedO.19.322: O alone has comune seed; most B manuscripts have comune fede. & cardynal vertuesO.19.322: A caret/punctus appears in the extreme left margin, signaling deletion. In view of the fact that the reading seed is found in GO alone, perhaps the intention was to delete it.
& but conscionceconsci[e]nce be þyn comoun foode / & cardynale vertues.