Who-so spareth the sprynge , spilleth the chyldren
the englissh of þis latyn is · who-so wol it knowe
Who-so spares þe sprynge · spilles hise children
Ho-so spareth þe sprynge he spillethR.5.42: Beta omits he. Although three C
manuscripts include the pronoun, it seems clear that Cx read here as
beta does. his childern .
Who þat spareþ þe ȝonge spryng / heF.5.40: Beta witnesses omit he. spillyþ hyse barnes.