The maze for a meane man though he mote her euer
the mase for a mene man · þouȝ he mote hir euere
the mase for a meyne man thogh G.4.161: The virgule present at this point is intended to separate the words thogh and he, i.e. it is not a metrical mark. he mooteG.4.161: Nearly all A and C manuscripts share the G F reading moote, which is adopted by Kane and Donaldson. Most B manuscripts read mote hir. euverG.4.161: Something very faint has been written at the bottom of the page: m or iii followed by S, h or 8.
Þe mase for a mene man þouȝ he moote heerO.3.160: YOC2 alone have moote heer; variants include moote (GF), mote hire (WCBLMR), mote hure (Hm), mote her (Cr), and mote with hyr (H). euere