ErM.6.186: M's Er is unique. All other B manuscripts read Or. ellus me..lk and mene ale þus praide piers for hem .
fear of hon
Or els milke or meane ale thus prayed Pierce for hem .
Or elles mylk and meynye ale · þus prayed pers for hem
Or ellis mylk & meyne ale þus preyede peers for hemO.6.187: Kane and Donaldson (193) conjecturally exclude this line on grounds of "prosiness and verbosity" as well as its failure