Let them chewe as they chosen , & charge them with no cure ,
Lat hem chewe as thay chosen · and charge hem with no cure
Late hem chewe as þei chese and charge hem with no cure
Alpha omits the following two lines, which are attested by beta and by Cx:
For lomer he lyeth þat lyflode mote begge
Þan he þat laboureth for
lyflode & leneth it beggeres.
Let hem cheveF.16.237: cheve, "chew." Cf. 14.203. as þey chose / & charge hem with no cure.F.16.237: Alpha had omitted the following two lines:
For lomere he lyeþ þat liflode moot begge
Than he þat laboureþ for liflode and leneþ it beggeris.