And haue reuthe on þise Ribaudes · þat repente hem here sore
And haue reuthe on þes Ribaudes . þat repente hem soM.5.524: M's reading of so is unique among B manuscripts, many of which read here. sore
And haue ruth on these ribauds þat repent hem-selfs sore .
And haue ruþe on þise Ribaudes . þat repenten hem here soore
And haue rewth on þise ribaudes · þat repenten hem here sore
and hauve rewthe off þes rybauvdes þat repent soreG.6.521: Kane and Donaldson adopt the G Cot R F reading sore, which is also the reading of almost all C manuscripts (CQ reads soree). Most B manuscripts read here sore.
And haue mercyR.5.524:
Cf. the beta variant, reuthe, which properly alliterates and agrees with
the reading of the C version. on þes ribaudes þat
repenten hem sore
& have mercyF.5.517: Alpha is in error. Beta manuscripts preserve authorial ruþe. on þese rybawdys / þat repenten hem sore.