Romeo and Juliet

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Enter Frier and Romeo.Enter Friar Laurence and Romeo RJ
So smile the heauens vpon this holy act,So smile the heavens upon this holy act, RJ
That after houres, with sorrow chide vs not.That after-hours with sorrow chide us not!chide (v.), past form chidscold, rebuke, reproveRJ
after-hours (n.)
old form: after houres
subsequent time, later moments
Amen, amen, but come what sorrow can,Amen, amen! But come what sorrow can, RJ
It cannot counteruaile the exchange of ioyIt cannot countervail the exchange of joycountervail (v.)
old form: counteruaile
counterbalance, match, be equal to
That one short minute giues me in her sight:That one short minute gives me in her sight. RJ
Do thou but close our hands with holy words.Do thou but close our hands with holy words,close (v.)join, claspRJ
Then Loue-deuouring death do what he dare,Then love-devouring death do what he dare –  RJ
It is inough. I may but call her mine.It is enough I may but call her mine. RJ
These violent delights haue violent endes,These violent delights have violent ends RJ
And in their triumph: die like fire and powder;And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,powder (n.)gunpowderRJ
triumph (n.)high point, joy of the moment
Which as they kisse consume. The sweetest honeyWhich as they kiss consume. The sweetest honey RJ
Is loathsome in his owne deliciousnesse,Is loathsome in his own deliciousness RJ
And in the taste confoundes the appetite.And in the taste confounds the appetite.confound (v.)
old form: confoundes
destroy, overthrow, ruin
Therefore Loue moderately, long Loue doth so,Therefore love moderately. Long love doth so. RJ
Too swift arriues as tardie as too slow.Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow. RJ
Enter Iuliet.Enter Juliet somewhat fast. She embraces Romeo RJ
Here comes the Lady. Oh so light a footHere comes the lady. O, so light a foot RJ
Will nere weare out the euerlasting flint,Will ne'er wear out the everlasting flint. RJ
A Louer may bestride the Gossamours,A lover may bestride the gossamersgossamer (n.)
old form: Gossamours
fine thread of a spider's web
That ydles in the wanton Summer ayre,That idles in the wanton summer air,wanton (adj.)casual, gentleRJ
And yet not fall, so light is vanitie.And yet not fall. So light is vanity.light (adj.)[of counterfeit coins] of less weight, worthless, cheapRJ
vanity (n.)
old form: vanitie
worthlessness, futility, unprofitable way of life
Good euen to my ghostly Confessor.Good even to my ghostly confessor.even (n.)
old form: euen
ghostly (adj.)spiritual, holy
Romeo shall thanke thee Daughter for vs both.Romeo shall thank thee, daughter, for us both. RJ
As much to him, else in his thanks too much.As much to him, else is his thanks too much. RJ
Ah Iuliet, if the measure of thy ioyAh, Juliet, if the measure of thy joy RJ
Be heapt like mine, and that thy skill be moreBe heaped like mine, and that thy skill be more RJ
To blason it, then sweeten with thy breathTo blazon it, then sweeten with thy breathblazon (v.)
old form: blason
proclaim, display [as in a coat-of-arms]
breath (n.)utterance, speech, voice
This neighbour ayre, and let rich musickes tongue,This neighbour air, and let rich music's tongue RJ
Vnfold the imagin'd happinesse that bothUnfold the imagined happiness that both RJ
Receiue in either, by this deere encounter.Receive in either by this dear encounter. RJ
Conceit more rich in matter then in words,Conceit, more rich in matter than in words,matter (n.)subject-matter, content, substanceRJ
conceit (n.)imagination, fancy, wit
Brags of his substance, not of Ornament:Brags of his substance, not of ornament. RJ
They are but beggers that can count their worth,They are but beggars that can count their worth.worth (n.)means, resources, wherewithalRJ
But my true Loue is growne to such such excesse,But my true love is grown to such excess RJ
I cannot sum vp some of halfe my wealth.I cannot sum up sum of half my wealth. RJ
Come, come with me, & we will make short worke,Come, come with me, and we will make short work. RJ
For by your leaues, you shall not stay alone,For, by your leaves, you shall not stay alone RJ
Till holy Church incorporate two in one.Till Holy Church incorporate two in one.incorporate (v.)make one body [of], uniteRJ
Exeunt RJ
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