And made his frendes ben his foon · thorw my false tonge
A..nd made his frendus to benM.5.98: The reading to ben is shared with B. Other B manuscripts read be or omit entirely. his fon . þourgh my false tonge .
And made his frend be his foe , through my false tong
And maad his frendes be his foon . þoruȝ my false tonge
And made hise frendes ben his foon thoruȝ my fals tonge
and made hys frendys hys foone / thrugh my fals tong
And made hise frendis be hise foon þoruȝ my fals tunge
R's al-so is unique; cf. Bx's made. his frendes ben his fon þoruȝ my fals tonge .
& mad hise frendis . hise foon / þorwh my false tunge.