The playsters of þe person , and pouders beaten to sore
þe plastres of þe parsoun · and powdres byten soreHm.20.359: In W, to is written above the line. ·
The plastres of þe parsone · and pouders bitten to sore
the plasters off þe persoune / & poudres byten sooreG.21.357: W originally shared the G Hm reading soore, but supralinear to has been added, bringing W's reading into line with that of most B manuscripts (to sore).
Þe plastres of þe persone and poudres
benR.20.332: R's ben is unique in the B
tradition; cf. F's byte and beta's biten. However, Cx agrees with R. to sore . There is a black ink
stain about 2 cm. long in the right margin beside these lines.