Note to King Lear, 2.2.170: "seeking to give / Losses their remedies"


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Act 2, Scene 2, line 170
Alone, sitting in stocks near Gloucester's house, Kent looks at a letter and says,

I know 'tis from Cordelia,
Who hath most fortunately been inform'd
Of my obscured course; and shall find time
From this enormous state, seeking to give
Losses their remedies.
Here's what I think I know: Here's what I don't know: In short, I don't know much. Is Kent expecting Cordelia to save him from the stocks and her father from the consequences of his rashness? Comments are welcome. Use .