Ȝif any surgien were þe seggeL.20.310: A later hand has lined through the second <g> of segge. The manuscripts differ considerably here. Alpha and Cr have in þe sege, but most beta witnesses have þe segge. At first glance the second <g> may appear to have been damaged by a worm hole. · þat softer couth plastre
If any surgeon were in the sege , þat softer could plaster
If any surgien were þe segge · þat softer kouthe plaster
Ȝif any surgien were
in þe segeR.20.283: In place of alpha's in þe sege (also attested by Cr),
beta reads þe segge. Cx agrees with alpha.
þat softer coude playstre .