# quia ad scolam optime valet
Well may the barne blysse , that him to boke set
Wel may þe barn blesse þat manW.12.186: W alone reads þat man; omitted in other manuscripts. . þat hym to book sette W.12.186:nota
Wel may the barne blisse · that hym to book sette
¶ Wel may þe barne blisse þat hym sette to scole .R.12.189: F reads this b-verse as þat sette hym fyrst to skole.
Beta has þat hym to boke sette. The beta reading, which alliterates
correctly, is also that of Cx.
Weel may þatþat [barn] blesse hym / þat sette hym fyrst to skole.F.9.304: The revised b-verse is to be attributed to alpha. R reads "hym sette to scole," while beta manuscripts read "þat
hym to book sette."