Þat þei ne went as cryst wisseth · sithen þei wil aL.15.498: LR alone read a; most other B manuscripts have haue. name
That they ne went as Christ wysheth , sithen they wyll haue name
That thay ne went as crist vissed wissed · siþ þey wol haue name
Þat þei ne wenten as criste wisseth sithen þei wilneR.15.533: Alpha's wilne derives from a different verb stem than
beta's wil, but it is doubtful that Langland saw these forms as distinct
since they share virtually identical semantics. The C manuscripts, in a
revised b-verse, split on these two verb forms (the majority agreeing with alpha), thus
confirming their status as twins in early fifteenth-century usage. a name .