guardage

guardage

(ˈɡɑːdɪdʒ)
n
the state of being in the care of a guardian
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(6) Shakespeare 1.2.71-72; the text reads "guardage" for "father" and "thou" for "that." Welles brings the line in from a previous scene (1.2) to provide this climax.
Consider what happens to Cordelia, who follows no one's codes but her own and "alone speaks according to no "darker purpose" no fore-plan," as James Siemon has argued.(28) In opposing the terms of state, she refuses to play either the obedient, duty-bound daughter (though not necessarily a platea posture, a similarly conventional role, which gets Desdemona to Cyprus, out of her father's "guardage" [1.