Ne with maydens , ne with martyrs , confessours ne widows
Ne wiþ maydenes ne with martires . Confessours ne wydewes W.12.203:nota
Ne with maidens ne martirs · confessours ne widewes
Ne with maidenes ne with martires neR.12.205: R's ne confessoures is a unique reading, the negative
being omitted by beta (F has ne with Maydenys). The b-verse of the cognate
C line has been revised, but it still begins with ne, as with alpha. confessoures ne widewes .
Ne with Martyres ne confessoures / ne with Maydenys clene.F.9.320: F's reading is unique. Bx reads "Ne wiþ maydenes ne with martires ne (R only) Confessours ne wydewes."