Notes on Act IV, scene iii
gone back: returned to France; he does not appear again in the play.
queen: she ruled over her emotions, which sought to rule her
goodliest: most becomingly
clamour moistened: mixed her outcries with tears
one self mate and mate: the same parents could not give birth to such dissimilar children, thus our different natures must be up to the stars.
better tune: better frame of mind
elbows: nudges him (to remind him)
Back to Act IV, scene iii
Table of contents