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Romeo and Juliet Quotes by William Shakespeare

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Romeo and Juliet Quotes

SAMPSON True; and therefore women, being the weaker vessels, are ever thrust to the wall: therefore I will push Montague's men from the wall, and thrust his maids to the wall. Draw thy tool! I will bite my thumb at them; which is a disgrace to them, if they bear it. But now, my lord, what say you to my suit? CAPULET But saying o'er what I have said before: My child is yet a stranger in the world; She hath not seen the change of fourteen years, Let two more summers wither in their pride, Ere we may think her ripe to be a bride.

When Romeo and Juliet meet they speak just fourteen lines before their first kiss. These fourteen lines make up a shared sonnet, with a rhyme scheme of ababcdcdefefgg. A sonnet is a perfect, idealized poetic form often used to write about love. The use of the sonnet, however, also serves a second, darker purpose. The shared sonnet between Romeo and Juliet therefore creates a formal link between their love and their destiny.

Romeo and Juliet. ACT 1. SC. 1. CAPULET FTLN My sword, I say. Old Montague is come. FTLN And flourishes his blade in spite of me.
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Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and along with Hamlet , is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal young lovers. Romeo and Juliet belongs to a tradition of tragic romances stretching back to antiquity. Shakespeare borrowed heavily from both but expanded the plot by developing a number of supporting characters, particularly Mercutio and Paris. Believed to have been written between and , the play was first published in a quarto version in

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  1. Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare homepage | Romeo and Juliet | Entire play. ACT I. PROLOGUE. Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, Say 'better:' here comes one of my master's kinsmen. SAMPSON .

  2. The scene opens with a brawl on the streets of Verona between servants from the affluent Montague and Capulet households.

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