Nay bi my souls helth quod piers & gan for to swere
¶ Nay by my soule quod piers and gan for to swere
¶ Nay by my soule perelR.5.578:
R's perel is unique but may well represent Bx. The
alliterative pattern is no more adequate than that of its only competitor, helth (= WCrGLM), but both Ax and Cx attest
R's lection. quod peres and gan for to swerie .