And which a pardoun peres hadde · alle þe peple to conforte
And w....hich a pardoun piers hadde alle þe p.eple to conforte
And which a pardon Pierce had al þe puple to conforte
And wich a perdoun piers hadde al þe pepyle to conforte
and wyche a perdon pers had þeG.8.162: The G F reading þe (for remaining manuscripts alle þe), gives a more metrical b-verse (though see Hoyt N, Duggan, "Notes on the Metre of Piers Plowman: Twenty Years On," in Approaches to the Metres of Alliterative Verse, ed. Judith Jefferson and Ad Putter, Leeds Texts and Monographs, New Series 17 (2009), 159-186, and especially 168-70).
The GF reading is adopted by Kane and Donaldson. poeple to comfort
And whych a pardoun peers hadde alle þe peple to counforte
And which a pardon peres hadde al þe poeple to conforte