And grace is a grasse thereof , tho greuaunce to abate ,
And grace is a gras ther-of · the greuance to abate
Ac grace is a graceR.12.66:
R's redundancy appears to derive from alpha; F notices the problem but his grate simply substitutes nonsense for the original error. Beta agrees with Cx, reading grasse.
R's þerefore is shared exclusively with F; beta has þerof. Cx agrees with alpha. þo greuaunces to
But grace ys grateF.9.184: F attempts to make sense of alpha's grace, attested by R, or confuses <c> with <t>, losing the B text's pun on gras meaning "a plant or herb of healing power" MED s.v. gras n. 2(b). þerforeF.9.184: Alpha reads þerfore. Beta manuscripts have þerof. / þo grevaunces to a-bate.