Þat wronge was a wikked luft · and wrouȝte moche sorwe
Þat wronge was a wikked li..ftM.4.64: This use of lift puzzles the scribes, who write lust GBR, luske Cr, as well as wilder variants. and wrouȝte moche sorwe
That Wrong was a wycked luske , & wrought much sorow
That wrong was a wikked luft . and wroȝte muche sorwe
that wronge was a wykked lyfte · and wrougth moche sorowe
that wrong was a wikked lyft · and wrouȝt moche sorwe
Þat wronge was a wikked lusteR.4.64: R shares this obvious transcriptional error
(luste for luft) with G and BmBoCot by convergent
variation. F's wyght has the appearance of a typical smoothing, so R may
have derived the error from alpha. and muche sorwe wrouȝte .R.4.64: R's b-verse
involves a transposition (uniquely shared with H) of the Bx phrase,
which reads and wrouȝte moche sorwe.
Þat wrong was a wykkid wyght / & wroghte mycheF.4.408: The scribe initially wrote muche and then corrected to his usual form. sorwe.