And ȝif þe grom.esM.6.220: M's gromes is unattested among other B manuscripts, most of which read gomes. The AC reading is also gromes, though this is not immediately obvious from Kane and Russell-Kane. grucche bidde hem go swynke
And if her gommes grutche , bind hem to swynke
And if þey grucche þanne · bidde hem go swynke
And if þe gomes grucche bydde hem go andR.6.219:
Beta here omits and, a feature also found in half of the A manuscripts and in a majority of the P family of the C
version. swynke .R.6.219: Alpha omitted the following line attested by beta manuscripts
(and by both of the other versions of the poem):
And he shal soupe swettere whan he it hath deseruid.
& if þo goomes grucche / bidde hym goo & swynke.F.5.869: Alpha omitted the following line attested by beta manuscripts: "And he shal soupe swetter whan he it haþ deserued."