And of m.an..y aM.5.114: M's reading of many a is perhaps altered from mennes, the reading of all other B manuscripts. lesinge I lauȝghe þat akeþM.5.114: The reading akeþ is shared with B. Most other B manuscripts read likeþ. myn herte .
And at mens lesinge I laughe , that lyketh mine hert
¶ And of mennes lesyngeW.5.113: The scribe wrote per dicere above the line. I lauȝe . þat likeþ myn herte
¶ And of mennes lesyng I laughe · þat wrerkes myn herte
¶¶ And of hisR.5.114:
R's his is a unique reading among the B manuscripts
(both F and beta attest mennes). However, it is clear that Ax reads as R does. lesynge I lawhe þat lyketh myn herte .