And what smyth · þat ony smyteth · be smyte þer-with to dethe
And what smyth þat ony ...?...smythethM.3.330: This alteration to M occurs at a place where B manuscripts vary considerably in their readings. W reads smyþeþ, Cr has smithed; some other manuscripts have smyteth. be smite þere-with to deþe
And what smith that any smithed , be smiten therwith to death
and what smy...th þat smythieth eny · be smyten ther-wyth to dethe
And what smyth þat any smyteth · be smyte þerwith to deþe
And what smyth þat any smithieR.3.320:
R's smithie is the alpha variant; most of the beta copies attest either
smyþeþ (e.g., WO) or smyteth (LC). be
smiten þere-with to dedeR.3.320:
R's dede is a unique variant, but its meaning is identical to the common
reading (dethe) found in other witnesses, both from the B and the C traditions. .
& what smeþ þat ony smythieF.4.316: Alpha is responsible for smythie. Beta manuscripts have smyteth or smyþeþ. / he shal be smyte þer-wiþ.