That there the thornes is thickest , to builde & brede
ThereW.12.230: W alone reads There; other manuscripts have That þere. þe þorn is þikkest . to buylden and brede
That the thorn is thikkest · to byggen and to brede
ÞatO.12.232: The ascender of thorn in Þat is decorated with a small spray in red. þere þe þorn is þikkest to bylden & brede
Þat þere þe thorne is thikkest þereR.12.232: Beta omits alpha's þere(2). to buylde and brede
Þat there þe thorn ys thykkest / þere to bygge & brede.F.9.347: Alpha reads "þere to builde and brede." F and C independently supply the synonymous bygge. Beta manuscripts have "to buylden and brede."