fol. 96v (cont.)I
Passus xvjussextus decimus &c et primus de Dobet
And liberum arbitrium . haþ þeW.16.16: W alone reads þe; all other B manuscripts have to. lond þe ferme
Cum ceciderit iustus non collidetur . quia dominus supponit manum suamW.16.26: The page is cropped after ma; other B manuscripts have manum suam.
Thanne with þe firste pil I palle hym doun . þat is potencia dei patrisW.16.31: The page is cropped after de; other B manuscripts have dei patris.
¶ I preide Piers þoW.16.76: W alone reads þo; all other B manuscripts omit it. to pulle adoun . an Appul and he wolde
¶ And Piers for pure tene . of þat a pil he rauȝteW.16.89: W alone reads rauȝte; other B manuscripts have lauȝte except Cr which has caught.
And dide hym assaie his surgenrieW.16.110: surgenrie: MED surgeonri n. The etymon is OF cirurgiennerie. All other B manuscripts read surgery (MED cirurgie n.). . on hem þat sike were
OfteW.16.117: W alone omits he after Ofte. heeled swiche . he ne held it for no maistrie
Demonium habetW.16.126: W alone reads habet; all other B manuscripts have habes. &c
And Sathan youre Saueour . ye-selfW.16.128: W alone among B witnesses has ye-self. Other B witnesses read yow-self or youre-selfe. now ye witnessen
¶ I shal ouer-turne þis temple . and adoun þrowe itW.16.137: W alone reads þrowe it; other B manuscripts have þrowe, while F has it þrowe.
Deide and deedW.16.174: W alone reads deed; all other B manuscripts have deeþ. for-dide . and day of nyȝt made
And of whennes he were . and whider þat he souȝteW.16.183: W alone reads souȝte; all other B manuscripts have þouȝte.
AndW.16.186: W alone reads And; all other B manuscripts have I. seke after a segge . þat I seiȝ ones
¶ The secounde of þaþa[t]W.16.194: W alone reads þa; all other B manuscripts have þat. sire is . Sothfastnesse filius
To me and to myn issue . moore yet he grauntedeW.16.252: W alone omits me before grauntede.
And defende hem fro þe fend . folk þat on me leuedenW.16.258: Though <n> and <u> are not always clearly distinguishable, the reading appears to be leueden, and not leneden as reported by KD. The Crowley prints unambiguously read leueden and leued; F has beleveþ.