He shall awake wyth water , wastours to chast
He shal a-wake wiþ water · wastours to chastie
He schal awake wiþ water wastouris to chastiseO.6.329: OC2 alone have chastise; most B manuscripts have chaste.
He schal a-wake with watR.6.327:
R's reading here (wat) makes no sense, but as usual is closer to the
presumptive original reflected in beta (water) than is F's reading (what), which, typically, looks like a smoothed rationalization of irreparable
error. Apparently alpha left off the final loop from water. wastoures to chaste .