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Romeo and Juliet, Act V

Act V. Scene I. Mantua. A Street. [Enter Romeo.] Romeo. If I may trust the flattering eye of sleep, My dreams presage some joyful news at hand; My bosom’s lord sits lightly in his throne; And all this day an unaccustom’d spirit Lifts me above the ground with cheerful thoughts. I dreamt my lady came […]

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Romeo and Juliet, Act IV

ACT IV. Scene I. Friar Lawrence’s Cell. [Enter Friar Lawrence and Paris.] Friar. On Thursday, sir? the time is very short. Paris. My father Capulet will have it so; And I am nothing slow to slack his haste. Friar. You say you do not know the lady’s mind: Uneven is the course; I like it […]

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Romeo and Juliet, Act III

ACT III. Scene I. A public Place. [Enter Mercutio, Benvolio, Page, and Servants.] Benvolio. I pray thee, good Mercutio, let’s retire: The day is hot, the Capulets abroad, And, if we meet, we shall not scape a brawl; For now, these hot days, is the mad blood stirring. Mercutio. Thou art like one of these […]

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Romeo and Juliet, Act II

ACT II. Scene I. An open place adjoining Capulet’s Garden. [Enter Romeo.] Romeo. Can I go forward when my heart is here? Turn back, dull earth, and find thy centre out. [He climbs the wall and leaps down within it.] [Enter Benvolio and Mercutio.] Benvolio. Romeo! my cousin Romeo! Mercutio. He is wise; And, on […]

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Romeo and Juliet, Act I

Romeo and Juliet (version 4) William SHAKESPEARE (1554 – 1616) Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life; […]

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