Rebellious subjects, enemies to peace, Profaners of this neighbour-stained steel,. Romeo - 'Tis torture, and not mercy: heaven is here, Where Juliet lives; and every cat and dog And little mouse, every unworthy thing, Live here in heaven and may look on her; But Romeo may not: more validity, More honourable state, more courtship lives In carrion-flies than Romeo: they my seize On the white wonder of dear Juliet's hand And steal immortal blessing from her lips, Who even in pure and vestal modesty, Still blush, as thinking their own kisses sin; But Romeo may not; he is banished: Flies may do this, but I from this must fly: They are free men, but I am banished. So he punishes, not for revenge, but to keep the peace. Your spirit haunts me, Juliet I see more of you dead than I did when you were alive. In the mean time, against thou shalt awake, Shall Romeo by my letters know our drift, And hither shall he come: and he and I Will watch thy waking, and that very night Shall Romeo bear thee hence to Mantua. You were too small, too pretty, too rich Too thin and too much loved for me to cope with.
For this time, all the rest depart away! Mercutio - O, then, I see Queen Mab hath been with you. Monologue: Constable Dogberry and his partner, Virges, have arrested Borachio and Conrad for being the cause of a ruined wedding. An example of a monologue in Romeo and Juliet is the speech by Prince Escalus to the feuding Capulets and Montagues in Act I. I will bite my thumb at them, which is a disgrace to them if they bear it an Italian insult, a provocative, probably obscene gesture. Didn't take the stuff until the dawn. The Prince, Mercutio and Paris belong to a family that is neither Montague nor Capulet. Three civil brawls, bred of an airy word, By thee, old Capulet, and Montague, Have thrice disturb'd the quiet of our streets, And made Verona's ancient citizens Cast by their grave beseeming ornaments, To wield old partisans, in hands as old, Canker'd with peace, to part your canker'd hate: If ever you disturb our streets again, Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.
In action, he is quick and decisive. Death flowers have the sweetest scent That's that bit done. This causes Romeo to duel Tybalt in revenge and kill him. Benvolio advises him to forget Rosaline by looking for another, but Romeo insists that this would be impossible. What if her eyes were there, they in her head? She calls Romeo, a most excellent young man, courteous, kind and handsome, virtuous and she will do everything in her power to bring about their marriage. Antonio says he will spare Claudio if Isabella marries him. I'll bury thee in a triumphant grave; A grave? Paris Count Paris is a close relative of the Prince and, therefore, is not involved in the enmity between the Capulets and Montagues.
If you'd swallowed the friar's potion earlier You would have wakened. The Capulets are punished in the death of their nephew and the Montagues lose their son Romeo to exile. The Capulets and Montagues are the two warring houses in Romeo and Juliet. What punishments lie in your fancys wake? Tomorrow or tomorrow or tomorrow you would have tired of him. .
Their misery is tribute to your precocity. She believes that all that she does is in the best interests of her mistress. In this monologue, Hal promises his father that he will slay Harry Percy on the battlefield which he actually does later in the play. It seems that he has just returned from his conference with Prince Escalus, and he's telling Paris about it. He is a type rather than a personality. This deceit excites Edmund; he is tired of being considered base and unworthy of inheritance.
In his third appearance in the closing scene, Escalus represents a higher power and feels partially responsible for the tragedy. Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief, That thou her maid art far more fair than she: Be not her maid, since she is envious; Her vestal livery is but sick and green And none but fools do wear it; cast it off. O, that I were a glove upon that hand, That I might touch that cheek! She hath forsworn to love, and in that vow Do I live dead that live to tell it now. It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. He appears at the opening of the play as a director, in the middle as a watchful observer, and at the close as a judge. He at once takes control of the situation, examines the witnesses patiently, and gives his decision immediately, suppressing all indication of his personal loss in the series of tragic events. And more of you alive than I wanted to.
A passing fancy, No more nor less. Is Rosaline, whom thou didst love so dear, So soon forsaken? If I could, I would But it is not me he's reaching out for. We were hardly close as cousins. Tybalt kills Mercutio, Romeo kills Tybalt, and Benvolio urges Romeo to flee because. Maybe Old Montague and Old Capulet know, but the younger generations have simply been told to hate the opposing families.
After Escalus dismisses both sides, Montague and his wife discuss Romeo's recent melancholy behavior with Benvolio and ask him to discover its cause. He notes that the morning sky is dark, fitting the mood of occasion:. When Benvolio is explaining things to the Prince, he says, pointing at Tybalt,. Inside Drama Notebook, you will find a huge collection of well-organized lesson plans, scripts for kids, drama activities, 50 drama games on video and more! See, how she leans her cheek upon her hand! However much he may chide the heads of the two houses to keep peace in his city, a power still higher, Fate, takes control and brings about the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet and subsequent peace that Escalus had demanded. His untimely death caused the bridegroom to be banished from the city. The pox of such antic, lisping, affecting fantasticoes; these new tuners of accents! Friar - Hold thy desperate hand: Art thou a man? Death, lie thou there, by a dead man interr'd. They married in the church, but because of technicalities, their marriage is not lawful.
Laertes advises that she use her discretion when judging if Hamlet actually loves her or not, as the decisions Hamlet makes are determined by his status as the Prince of Denmark. Then she came to me, and, looking wild, she asked me to devise a plan to get her out of this second marriage. When the elderly, hot-tempered Capulet calls for his long sword to jump into a duel with the young swordsmen wielding light, modern weapons, both the absurdity of the feud and the gulf between the old and the young are evident. Thursday is near; lay hand on heart, advise: An you be mine, I'll give you to my friend; And you be not, hang, beg, starve, die in the streets, For, by my soul, I'll ne'er acknowledge thee, Nor what is mine shall never do thee good: Trust to't, bethink you; I'll not be forsworn. Juliet, daddy's princess, rich, Mummy's darling, quite a bitch. Tybalt, liest thou there in thy bloody sheet? In speech, the Prince is formal and pompous.
Once more, on pain of death, all men depart. None of this would have happened. Four lives hang on the balance forced by your selfish suicide To take their chance Standing at the mercy of the court. The site is packed with original, innovative lessons and activities that you will not find anywhere else—and new materials are added monthly. But now, my lord, what say you to my suit? Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare: Free BookNotes Summary All Content Copyright©TheBestNotes. Now is he for the numbers that Petrarch flowed in: Laura to his lady was but a kitchen-wench; marry, she had a better love to be-rhyme her; Dido a dowdy; Cleopatra a gipsy; Helen and Hero hildings and harlots; Thisbe a grey eye or so, but not to the purpose.