For gyftes haue yong men to runne and to ryde
For yiftes han yong men · to rennen and to ride
Beta reads For, but both Ax and Cx agree with alpha. ȝiftes han ȝoumenR.3.205:
Beta's phrase is ȝonge men, a reading also found in Ax; however, Cx agrees with alpha. to ȝernenR.3.205:
Here beta reads synonymous renne. Ax agrees with this
non-alliterating reading, as does the P family of the C tradition, but
the X family clearly agrees with alpha's ȝernen, a choice endorsed by
both Russell-Kane and Schmidt. and to ride .
Þorghȝ ȝiftys have ȝoomenF.4.202: Alpha is responsible for ȝoomen. Beta manuscripts have yonge men. / to ȝeerne & to ryȝde.