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Elizabeth, Queen of England, Samuel Griswold Goodrich

"Elizabeth, Queen of England." Lives of Celebrated Women. Ed. Samuel Griswold Goodrich. Boston: n.p., 1843. 335-38. Books.google.com. Forgotten Books, 2015. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

In line 42, “Her partiality for Essex seems to have been the dotage of a vain old woman,” what does the word dotage mean?

A

Period of decline.

B

Coddling behavior.

C

Sole focus.

D

Focus on appearance.