Ne no ferthyngeL.4.56: The <r> in ferthynge was added after initial copying, perhaps in response to the corrector's marginal <+>. þer-fore · for nauȝteL.4.56: L is joined by MRF in reading nauȝte; other B manuscripts have ouȝt. I couthe plede
..Ne no ........ferthyng þerefore for nouȝte I coude plede
Ne no ferthing therfore , for ought I could pleade
ne no ferthyng therfore for ought that I cowld pleyde
Ne no ferþing for hymO.4.57: YOC2 alone have for hym in place of þerfore. for ouȝt þatO.4.57: GOC2 alone include þat. I coude plede
Ne no ferthyng þere-fore for
nauȝt I couthe plede .
Ne no ferthyng þerfore / for nowhtF.4.400: Alpha and LM read nowht. Other beta manuscripts have ouȝt. y cowhde pleete.