¶ Ac þe cause þat he cometh þus · with crosse of his passioun
Ac þe cause þat he comeþ þus with cros of þeM.19.59: M's reading þe is shared with Cr1; other B manuscripts read his or omit. passioun
And the cause þat he cometh thus with crosse of þe passion
And the cause þat comes thus · with cros of passioun
Ac þe cause þat he comeþ þus wiþ crosse of his passioun
¶ But þe cause þat he comeþ þus / with his cros of his passioun.