As careful ConcepcionusM.9.169: M's plural is unique among B manuscripts. comeþ of suche mariages .
As carefull conception commeth of such mariages
And careful concepcioun · comes of swich mariages
a carefull conceptyonnG.10.168: G's original spelling of the suffix of "conception" was presumably -youn. comythe off suoyche maryeges
As careful concepcioun
cometh to þat mariages .R.9.167: R's b-verse is obviously corrupt, and may include two mistakes at separate
stages of transmission; in any case, the R scribe shows his characteristic timidity toward
emending patent error. The beta manuscripts here read of suche mariages.
Alpha probably generated at least one component of the error shown in R; F appears to adapt
to the error in alpha with typical adroitness: of þat
Þan a kareful concepcioun / komeþ of þatF.6.290: Alpha reads þat for beta's swiche. Maryage.