And toke it bi ta...leM.5.254: Before it was altered, this word was probably taile, the reading of most B manuscripts. here . and tolde hem þere lasse
And toke it by tale here and tolde hem there lesse .
And took it by taille here · and tolde hem þer lasse
And toke it bi tayle heer & toldeO.5.253: OC2 alone among beta witnesses lack hem before þere. þere lesse
And toke it be taille þereR.5.255:
Cf. R's þere with beta's here; F omits the adverb
entirely. and tolde hem there lasse .