Ayther of hem helpeth other · of þat þat hym nedeth
Aythur of hem helpeþ oþur of þat þatM.9.90: M's original reading without the second þat agreed with Hm. him nedeth
Eche of hem helpeth other of þat that hem nedeth
Eyþer of hem helpeþ ooþer . of þat þat hem nedeþ W.9.90:nota
Eiþer of hem helpes oþer of þat that hym nedes
eyther off theym helpethe other off þat þat theym nedythe
ayther helpeth other of hem þat hym nedeth .R.9.90: A series of small variations differentiates beta from alpha in
this line, making it most efficient simply to show the beta line in its entirety: Ayther of hem helpeth other of þat þat hym nedeth. F renders the line thus:
þat ech helpiþ oþir of hem / of good þat hem neediþ.
Þat ech helpiþ oþir of hemF.6.215: Alpha's a-verse differs from beta's "Eyþer of hem helpeþ ooþer." F's ech is substituted for Bx's Eyþer. / of good þat hem neediþ.