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1. Why do Lydgate and Will become friends? -> They share the common goal of breaking up Dorothea and Casaubon
2. What is the nature of Dorothea’s relationship with Will? -> They are sworn enemies
3. What’s a codicil? -> A supplement to a will
4. What will happen if Dorothea marries Will? -> Lydgate will never speak to her again
5. What do Dorothea and Will do? -> Stagnate in a mire of indecision for the next forty years of their lives
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