Be raunsomed before his repentaunce , ther al reason him damneth
Be raunceoned for his repentaunce · ther al reson hym dampnees
Be raunsouned for hisR.17.262: After his, R completely lacks the second stave of the
a-verse, probably because alpha was already corrupt. Beta reads repentaunce; F's gilt is unique. It is characteristic of F to have
attempted to make sense of a defective exemplar. Cx's reading here
agrees with beta. þere al resoun hym dampneth .
Be ramsomed for his giltF.13.361: F's gilt is unique. Bx reads repentaunce. R has no alliterating stave at all, suggesting that alpha was already corrupt. It is characteristic of F to have attempted
to make sense of a defective exemplar. / þere al resoun hym dampneþ.