He bad waster go worke , what he best coude
¶ He bad wastour go worche · what he best kouþe
¶ He bad wastour toR.5.24:
R's to is unique among the B manuscripts. The others
read go, which is also the reading of the A version
and of the P family of C witnesses. However, the X family agrees with
R's reading. werche what he best coude .
/ [¶] He bad wastour goo wyrche / what he beest cowhde.