Mirre an muche gold . withouten ..... goldmede —M.19.73: The erased words appear to be muche gold, repeated from the a-verse. M's alteration to mede agrees with Cr. Most B manuscripts read mercy. askynge
Myrre and much golde without mede askinge
Mirre and mylkyle gold · with-outen mercy askyng
Ensens / & myrre . &F.15.78: An otiose curl is written over the <&>. myche gold / withF.15.78: The substitution of with for Bx's wiþouten in this theological context is typical of F. See also a similar revision at 13.297 and 13.304. myche mercy asked.