Better is that boote , bale adoune brynge ,
Better is þat bote · bale adoun brynge
better ys þatG.5.94: The <þ> of þat has been altered in black ink, enlarging the head. boote bale a-downe bryng
Þat is an alpha addition unattested by any beta manuscript. Both Ax and Cx agree with beta on the phrasing of this
bettere is þat bote bale adoun brynge .
Þat bettre it were / þat boote / sholde bale doun brynge.