Notes on Act

powers: Albany's armies

much ado: it took much fuss and persuasion to get him there (he is reluctant to fight against Cordelia's forces apparently).

import: mean

posted: gone in haste

nighted: living in darkness

descry: determine

eliads: loving glances

of her bosom: in her confidence

convenient: since her husband is dead

gather more: draw your own conclusions

preferment: reward, advancement

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