fol. 14r (cont.)I
passus iiijus de visione vt supra
CessethL.4.1: The ornamental capital is five lines high, written in blue with red flourishes with two sprays. seith þe kynge · I suffre ȝow no lengere
For he wil make wehe · tweyeL.4.22: LMR alone read tweye; most other B manuscripts have twies. er he be there
Folwed hem faste · hauedL.4.27: The corrector's <+> in the left margin notes the omission of for þei from the beginning of the b-verse. R also lacks these words. to done
In þe cheker and atL.4.28: LCr2,3R have at, whereas most other B manuscripts read in. þe chauncerie · to be discharged of þinges
There as wratthe and wranglyngL.4.34: An otiose curl appears above the first <g>. is · þere wynne þei siluer
And breketh vp my bernesL.4.59: LHmWR read bernes, the reading of most C manuscripts. All other B manuscripts have berne. dore · and bereth aweye my whete
I namL.4.62: LCM alone have nam. The other B witnesses read am. nouȝte hardy for hym · vneth to loke ·
¶ Þo wanL.4.69: The corrector's marginal <+> may mark wan, a reading shared by R; most other B manuscripts have a form of wente. Not infrequently the evidence suggests that the corrector worked from a manuscript more corrupt than L's exemplar. wisdome · and sire waryn þe witty
Til clerken coueitise be · to clothe þe pore and to fedeL.4.121: The marginal <X> is larger than typical and occupies the space of this line and the line below. The reason for it is not clear, unless it is intended to suggest that recordare should be boxed in red.
Ac I may shewe ensaumples · asL.4.138: The <s> in as was added in interword space later in response to the marginal <+>. The same error was marked and corrected in L.1.182. I se other-while
L.4.145: A pointing hand is sketched in the left margin in slightly darker ink and with a finer pen point, probably a later addition. The hand is placed lower than the line group with the finger pointing upward to the paraph. ¶ For nullum malum þe man · mette with inpunitum
That lawe shal ben a laborere · and lede a-felde dongeL.4.149: A corrector's <+> appears in the left margin, but no error is apparent.
¶ For I seiȝe n...medeL.4.154: The third minim of <m> and the <de> in mede are overwritten in darker ink, probably in response to the marginal <+>. The original word is not recoverable. in þe moot halle · on men of lawe wynke
Ac a sysoure and aL.4.169: The words and a have been badly rubbed, particularly the <d> and the article. The same rubbing affected the penultimate letters of comone in the preceding line. sompnoure · sued hir faste