Coueiteth he noon ....erþeliM.15.182: The form underlying erþeli was probably erly, as in F. good . but heuene-riche blisse .
Coueteth he no earthly good , but heuenlych blysse
Coueites he non erthly goode · but heuene-riche blisse
couvetethe he non yerlyG.16.180: Since in G an initial letter <y> is often added to words beginning with <e> (see Introduction III.4.4), it seems likely that G's reading yerly (for most manuscripts erthly) is effectively the same as the reading in F (i.e. erly). goode but heyuven-ryche blysse
Coueyteth he non erthely godesR.15.199: Alpha shows the plural; beta reads the singular, good. but heuene-riche blisse .
He coueytiþ non erlyF.11.190: erly, "earthly." The scribe elsewhere writes "erthely" (4.201, 15.96), and his usual form is "erthe." This spelling appears also
at 7.413 and 16.151. goodisF.11.190: Alpha is responsible for the plural form. Beta witnesses have good. / but heuynly hyȝe blysse.