Romeo and Juliet
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Enter Mercutio, Benuolio, and men.Enter Mercutio, Benvolio, and their men RJ III.i.1
Ben. BENVOLIO 
I pray thee good Mercutio lets retire,I pray thee, good Mercutio, let's retire. RJ III.i.1
The day is hot, the Capulets abroad:The day is hot, the Capels are abroad. RJ III.i.2
And if we meet, we shal not scape a brawle,And if we meet we shall not 'scape a brawl,scape, 'scape (v.)escape, avoidRJ III.i.3
for now these / hot dayes, is the mad blood stirring.For now, these hot days, is the mad blood stirring. RJ III.i.4
Mer. MERCUTIO 
Thou art like one of these fellowes, that whenThou art like one of those fellows that, when RJ III.i.5
he enters the confines of a Tauerne, claps me his Swordhe enters the confines of a tavern, claps me his swordclap (v.)put smartly, place promptly, set effectivelyRJ III.i.6
confine (n.)limit, bound, domain
vpon the Table, and sayes, God send me no need of thee:upon the table and says ‘ God send me no need of thee!’, RJ III.i.7
and by the operation of the second cup, drawes him on theand by the operation of the second cup draws him on theoperation (n.)effect, force, influence, powerRJ III.i.8
draw (v.)
old form: drawes
draw a sword
Drawer, when indeed there is no need.drawer, when indeed there is no need.drawer (n.)one who draws drink from a cask, tapster, barmanRJ III.i.9
Ben. BENVOLIO 
Am I like such a Fellow?Am I like such a fellow? RJ III.i.10
Mer. MERCUTIO 
Come, come, thou art as hot a Iacke in thyCome, come, thou art as hot a Jack in thyJack (n.)
old form: Iacke
Jack-in-office, ill-mannered fellow, lout, knave
RJ III.i.11
mood, as any in Italie: and assoone moued to be moodie,mood as any in Italy; and as soon moved to be moody,move (v.)
old form: moued
encourage, instigate, prompt
RJ III.i.12
moody (adj.)
old form: moodie
angry, wrathful, rancorous, sullen
and assoone moodie to be mou'd.and as soon moody to be moved.move (v.)
old form: mou'd
move to anger, provoke, exasperate
RJ III.i.13
Ben. BENVOLIO 
And what too?And what to? RJ III.i.14
Mer. MERCUTIO 
Nay, and there were two such, we should haueNay, an there were two such, we should haveand, an (conj.)if, whetherRJ III.i.15
none shortly, for one would kill the other: thou, whynone shortly, for one would kill the other. Thou! Why, RJ III.i.16
thou wilt quarrell with a man that hath a haire more, or athou wilt quarrel with a man that hath a hair more or a RJ III.i.17
haire lesse in his beard, then thou hast: thou wilt quarrellhair less in his beard than thou hast. Thou wilt quarrel RJ III.i.18
with a man for cracking Nuts, hauing no other reason, butwith a man for cracking nuts, having no other reason but RJ III.i.19
because thou hast hasell eyes: what eye, but such an eye,because thou hast hazel eyes. What eye but such an eye RJ III.i.20
would spie out such a quarrell? thy head is as full ofwould spy out such a quarrel? Thy head is as full of RJ III.i.21
quarrels, as an egge is full of meat, and yet thy head hathquarrels as an egg is full of meat; and yet thy head hathmeat (n.)food, nourishmentRJ III.i.22
bin beaten as addle as an egge for quarreling: thoubeen beaten as addle as an egg for quarrelling. Thouaddle (adj.)addled, rotten, putridRJ III.i.23
hast quarrel'd with a man for coffing in the street,hast quarrelled with a man for coughing in the street, RJ III.i.24
because he hath wakened thy Dog that hath laine asleepe inbecause he hath wakened thy dog that hath lain asleep in RJ III.i.25
the Sun. Did'st thou not fall out with a Tailor for wearingthe sun. Didst thou not fall out with a tailor for wearing RJ III.i.26
his new Doublet before Easter? with another, for tyinghis new doublet before Easter; with another for tyingEaster (n.)in Christian tradition, the feast of Christ’s resurrectionRJ III.i.27
doubletman's close-fitting jacket with short skirt
his new shooes with old Riband, and yet thou wilt Tutorhis new shoes with old riband? And yet thou wilt tutorriband (n.)ribbonRJ III.i.28
me from quarrelling?me from quarrelling! RJ III.i.29
Ben. BENVOLIO 
And I were so apt to quarell as thou art, anyAn I were so apt to quarrel as thou art, anyand, an (conj.)if, whetherRJ III.i.30
apt (adj.)fit, ready, prepared
man should buy the Fee-simple of my life, for an houreman should buy the fee simple of my life for an hourfee-simple, fee simple (n.)private estate [belonging to the owner and his heirs for ever]; permanent lease, full possessionRJ III.i.31
and a quarter.and a quarter. RJ III.i.32
Mer. MERCUTIO 
The Fee-simple? O simple.The fee-simple? O simple!simple (adj.)foolish, silly, stupidRJ III.i.33
Enter Tybalt, Petruchio, and others.Enter Tybalt and others RJ III.i.34
Ben. BENVOLIO 
By my head here comes the Capulets.By my head, here comes the Capulets. RJ III.i.34
Mer. MERCUTIO 
By my heele I care not.By my heel, I care not. RJ III.i.35
Tyb. TYBALT 
Follow me close, for I will speake to them.Follow me close, for I will speak to them. RJ III.i.36
Gentlemen, Good den, a word with one of you.Gentlemen, good-e'en. A word with one of you. RJ III.i.37
Mer. MERCUTIO 
And but one word with one of vs? couple itAnd but one word with one of us? Couple it RJ III.i.38
with something, make it a word and a blow.with something. Make it a word and a blow. RJ III.i.39
Tib. TYBALT 
You shall find me apt inough to that sir, and youYou shall find me apt enough to that, sir, an youand, an (conj.)if, whetherRJ III.i.40
apt (adj.)fit, ready, prepared
will giue me occasion.will give me occasion.occasion (n.)ground, reason, cause, matterRJ III.i.41
Mercu. MERCUTIO 
Could you not take some occasion withoutCould you not take some occasion without RJ III.i.42
giuing?giving? RJ III.i.43
Tib. TYBALT 
Mercutio thou consort'st with Romeo.Mercutio, thou consortest with Romeo. RJ III.i.44
Mer. MERCUTIO 
Consort? what dost thou make vs Minstrels?Consort? What, dost thou make us minstrels? RJ III.i.45
& thou make Minstrels of vs, looke to heare nothing butAn thou make minstrels of us, look to hear nothing but RJ III.i.46
discords: heere's my fiddlesticke, heere's that shall makediscords. Here's my fiddlestick. Here's that shall make RJ III.i.47
you daunce. Come consort.you dance. Zounds, consort!zounds (int.)God's woundsRJ III.i.48
Ben. BENVOLIO 
We talke here in the publike haunt of men:We talk here in the public haunt of men. RJ III.i.49
Either withdraw vnto some priuate place,Either withdraw unto some private place, RJ III.i.50
Or reason coldly of your greeuances:And reason coldly of your grievances,reason (v.)raise, bring up, discussRJ III.i.51
coldly (adv.)calmly, coolly, objectively, rationally
Or else depart, here all eies gaze on vs.Or else depart. Here all eyes gaze on us. RJ III.i.52
Mer. MERCUTIO 
Mens eyes were made to looke, and let them gaze.Men's eyes were made to look, and let them gaze. RJ III.i.53
I will not budge for no mans pleasure I.I will not budge for no man's pleasure, I. RJ III.i.54
Enter Romeo.Enter Romeo RJ III.i.55
Tib. TYBALT 
Well peace be with you sir, here comes my man.Well, peace be with you, sir. Here comes my man. RJ III.i.55
Mer. MERCUTIO 
But Ile be hang'd sir if he weare your Liuery.But I'll be hanged, sir, if he wear your livery.livery (n.)
old form: Liuery
uniform, costume, special clothing
RJ III.i.56
Marry go before to field, heele be your follower,Marry, go before to field, he'll be your follower!field (n.)duelling placeRJ III.i.57
follower (n.)second, attendant
marry (int.)[exclamation] by Mary
before (adv.)ahead, in advance
Your worship in that sense, may call him man.Your worship in that sense may call him ‘ man.’ RJ III.i.58
Tib. TYBALT 
Romeo, the loue I beare thee, can affoordRomeo, the love I bear thee can afford RJ III.i.59
No better terme then this: Thou art a Villaine.No better term than this: thou art a villain. RJ III.i.60
Rom. ROMEO 
Tibalt, the reason that I haue to loue thee,Tybalt, the reason that I have to love thee RJ III.i.61
Doth much excuse the appertaining rageDoth much excuse the appertaining rageappertaining (adj.)related, relevant, appropriateRJ III.i.62
To such a greeting: Villaine am I none;To such a greeting. Villain am I none. RJ III.i.63
Therefore farewell, I see thou know'st me not.Therefore farewell, I see thou knowest me not. RJ III.i.64
Tib. TYBALT 
Boy, this shall not excuse the iniuriesBoy, this shall not excuse the injuries RJ III.i.65
That thou hast done me, therefore turne and draw.That thou hast done me. Therefore turn and draw.draw (v.)draw a swordRJ III.i.66
Rom. ROMEO 
I do protest I neuer iniur'd thee,I do protest I never injured thee,injury (v.)
old form: iniur'd
injure, wrong, do injustice to
RJ III.i.67
But lou'd thee better then thou can'st deuise:But love thee better than thou canst devisedevise (v.)
old form: deuise
invent, imagine, make up [an account]
RJ III.i.68
Till thou shalt know the reason of my loue,Till thou shalt know the reason of my love. RJ III.i.69
And so good Capulet, which name I tenderAnd so, good Capulet, which name I tendertender (v.)rate, esteem, regardRJ III.i.70
As dearely as my owne, be satisfied.As dearly as mine own, be satisfied. RJ III.i.71
Mer. MERCUTIO 
O calme, dishonourable, vile submission:O calm, dishonourable, vile submission!submission (n.)compliance, deference, obedienceRJ III.i.72
Alla stucatho carries it away.Alla stoccata carries it away.stoccado, stoccata (n.)
old form: stucatho
[fencing] thrust, lunge
RJ III.i.73
carry it (away)[from a falconry term ‘to fly away with the game’] win the day, have the advantage, succeed
He draws RJ III.i.74.1
Tybalt, you Rat-catcher, will you walke?Tybalt, you ratcatcher, will you walk?walk (v.)walk aside, withdraw to duelRJ III.i.74
Tib. TYBALT 
What woulds thou haue with me?What wouldst thou have with me? RJ III.i.75
Mer. MERCUTIO 
Good King of Cats, nothing but one of yourGood King of Cats, nothing but one of your RJ III.i.76
nine liues, that I meane to make bold withall, and as you nine lives. That I mean to make bold withal, and, as you RJ III.i.77
shall vse me hereafter dry beate the rest of the eight.shall use me hereafter, dry-beat the rest of the eight.use (v.)
old form: vse
treat, deal with, manage
RJ III.i.78
dry-beat (v.)
old form: dry beate
cudgel, thrash, beat soundly
Will you pluck your Sword out of his Pilcher by the eares?Will you pluck your sword out of his pilcher by the ears?pilcher (n.)[contemptuous] scabbardRJ III.i.79
Make hast, least mine be about your eares ere it be out.Make haste, lest mine be about your ears ere it be out. RJ III.i.80
Tib. TYBALT 
I am for you.I am for you. RJ III.i.81
He draws RJ III.i.82.1
Rom. ROMEO 
Gentle Mercutio, put thy Rapier vp.Gentle Mercutio, put thy rapier up.rapier (n.)light sharp-pointed sword used for thrustingRJ III.i.82
gentle (adj.)courteous, friendly, kind
Mer. MERCUTIO 
Come sir, your Passado.Come, sir, your passado!passado (n.)forward thrust, lungeRJ III.i.83
They fight RJ III.i.84
Rom. ROMEO 
Draw Benuolio, beat downe their weapons:Draw, Benvolio. Beat down their weapons. RJ III.i.84
Gentlemen, for shame forbeare this outrage,Gentlemen, for shame! Forbear this outrage!forbear (v.)
old form: forbeare
stop, cease, desist
RJ III.i.85
Tibalt, Mercutio, the Prince expresly hathTybalt, Mercutio, the Prince expressly hath RJ III.i.86
Forbidden bandying in Verona streetes.Forbid this bandying in Verona streets.bandying (n.)verbal strife, exchange of wordsRJ III.i.87
Hold Tybalt, good Mercutio.Hold, Tybalt! Good Mercutio! RJ III.i.88
Tybalt under Romeo's arm thrusts Mercutiothrust at / in (v.)make a thrust, lunge, stab [at]RJ III.i.89
A FOLLOWER 
Away, Tybalt! RJ III.i.89
Exit Tybalt.Exit Tybalt with his followers RJ III.i.90
Mer. MERCUTIO 
I am hurt.I am hurt. RJ III.i.90
A plague a both the Houses, I am sped:A plague a' both houses! I am sped.speed (v.)deal with, bring to an end, defeatRJ III.i.91
Is he gone and hath nothing?Is he gone and hath nothing? RJ III.i.92.1
Ben. BENVOLIO 
What art thou hurt?What, art thou hurt? RJ III.i.92.2
Mer. MERCUTIO 
I, I, a scratch, a scratch, marry 'tis inough,Ay, ay, a scratch, a scratch. Marry, 'tis enough. RJ III.i.93
Where is my Page? go Villaine fetch a Surgeon.Where is my page? Go, villain, fetch a surgeon.surgeon (n.)doctor, physicianRJ III.i.94
villain (n.)
old form: Villaine
serf, servant, bondman
Exit Page RJ III.i.94
Rom. ROMEO 
Courage man, the hurt cannot be much.Courage, man. The hurt cannot be much. RJ III.i.95
Mer. MERCUTIO 
No: 'tis not so deepe as a well, nor so wide asNo, 'tis not so deep as a well, nor so wide as RJ III.i.96
a Church doore, but 'tis inough, 'twill serue: aske for mea church door. But 'tis enough.'Twill serve. Ask for me RJ III.i.97
to morrow, and you shall find me a graue man. I am pepper'dtomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man. I am peppered, RJ III.i.98
I warrant, for this world: a plague a both yourI warrant, for this world. A plague a' both yourwarrant (v.)assure, promise, guarantee, confirmRJ III.i.99
houses. What, a Dog, a Rat, a Mouse, a Cat to scratchhouses! Zounds, a dog, a rat, a mouse, a cat, to scratchzounds (int.)God's woundsRJ III.i.100
a man to death: a Braggart, a Rogue, a Villaine, that fightsa man to death! A braggart, a rogue, a villain, that fights RJ III.i.101
by the booke of Arithmeticke, why the deu'le came you betweeneby the book of arithmetic! Why the devil came you betweenarithmetic (n.)
old form: Arithmeticke
calculation, computation, reckoning
RJ III.i.102
vs? I was hurt vnder your arme.us? I was hurt under your arm. RJ III.i.103
Rom. ROMEO 
I thought all for the best.I thought all for the best. RJ III.i.104
Mer. MERCUTIO 
Helpe me into some house Benuolio,Help me into some house, Benvolio, RJ III.i.105
Or I shall faint: a plague a both your houses.Or I shall faint. A plague a'both your houses! RJ III.i.106
They haue made wormes meat of me,They have made worms' meat of me. RJ III.i.107
I haue it, and soundly to your Houses. I have it, and soundly too. Your houses! RJ III.i.108
Exit.Exit Mercutio with Benvolio RJ III.i.108
Rom. ROMEO 
This Gentleman the Princes neere Alie,This gentleman, the Prince's near ally,ally (n.)
old form: Alie
relative, relation, kinsman
RJ III.i.109
My very Friend hath got his mortall hurtMy very friend, hath got this mortal hurt RJ III.i.110
In my behalfe, my reputation stain'dIn my behalf – my reputation stained RJ III.i.111
With Tibalts slaunder, Tybalt that an houreWith Tybalt's slander – Tybalt, that an hour RJ III.i.112
Hath beene my Cozin: O Sweet Iuliet,Hath been my cousin. O sweet Juliet, RJ III.i.113
Thy Beauty hath made me Effeminate,Thy beauty hath made me effeminate RJ III.i.114
And in my temper softned Valours steele.And in my temper softened valour's steel!temper (n.)frame of mind, temperament, dispositionRJ III.i.115
Enter Benuolio.Enter Benvolio RJ III.i.116.1
Ben. BENVOLIO 
O Romeo, Romeo, braue Mercutio's is dead,O Romeo, Romeo, brave Mercutio is dead!brave (adj.)noble, worthy, excellentRJ III.i.116
That Gallant spirit hath aspir'd the Cloudes,That gallant spirit hath aspired the clouds,aspire (v.)
old form: aspir'd
ascend, rise up, climb [to]
RJ III.i.117
Which too vntimely here did scorne the earth.Which too untimely here did scorn the earth. RJ III.i.118
Rom. ROMEO 
This daies blacke Fate, on mo daies doth depend,This day's black fate on more days doth depend.depend (v.)have consequences for, menace, hover overRJ III.i.119
This but begins, the wo others must end.This but begins the woe others must end. RJ III.i.120
Enter Tybalt.Enter Tybalt RJ III.i.121
Ben. BENVOLIO 
Here comes the Furious Tybalt backe againe.Here comes the furious Tybalt back again. RJ III.i.121
Rom. ROMEO 
He gon in triumph, and Mercutio slaine?Alive in triumph, and Mercutio slain! RJ III.i.122
Away to heauen respectiue Lenitie,Away to heaven respective lenity,respective (adj.)
old form: respectiue
careful, attentive, considerate
RJ III.i.123
lenity (n.)
old form: Lenitie
mildness, gentleness, mercifulness
And fire and Fury, be my conduct now.And fire-eyed fury be my conduct now!conduct (n.)escort, attendant, guideRJ III.i.124
Now Tybalt take the Villaine backe againeNow, Tybalt, take the ‘ villain ’ back again RJ III.i.125
That late thou gau'st me, for Mercutios souleThat late thou gavest me. For Mercutio's soul RJ III.i.126
Is but a little way aboue our heads,Is but a little way above our heads, RJ III.i.127
Staying for thine to keepe him companie:Staying for thine to keep him company. RJ III.i.128
Either thou or I, or both, must goe with him.Either thou or I, or both, must go with him. RJ III.i.129
Tib. TYBALT 
Thou wretched Boy that didst consort him here,Thou, wretched boy, that didst consort him here,consort (v.)accompany, attend, go withRJ III.i.130
Shalt with him hence.Shalt with him hence. RJ III.i.131.1
Rom. ROMEO 
This shall determine that.This shall determine that. RJ III.i.131.2
They fight. Tybalt falles.They fight. Tybalt falls RJ III.i.132
Ben. BENVOLIO 
Romeo, away be gone:Romeo, away, be gone! RJ III.i.132
The Citizens are vp, and Tybalt slaine,The citizens are up, and Tybalt slain.up (adv.)
old form: vp
roused, agitated, angry
RJ III.i.133
Stand not amaz'd, the Prince will Doome thee deathStand not amazed. The Prince will doom thee deathdoom (v.)
old form: Doome
decree, decide, adjudge
RJ III.i.134
amazed (adj.)
old form: amaz'd
dumbfounded, stunned, thunderstruck, overwhelmed
If thou art taken: hence, be gone, away.If thou art taken. Hence, be gone, away! RJ III.i.135
Rom. ROMEO 
O! I am Fortunes foole.O, I am fortune's fool! RJ III.i.136.1
Ben. BENVOLIO 
Why dost thou stay?Why dost thou stay? RJ III.i.136.2
Exit Romeo.Exit Romeo RJ III.i.136
Enter Citizens.Enter Citizens RJ III.i.137
Citi. CITIZENS 
Which way ran he that kild Mercutio?Which way ran he that killed Mercutio? RJ III.i.137
Tibalt that Murtherer, which way ran he?Tybalt, that murderer, which way ran he? RJ III.i.138
Ben. BENVOLIO 
There lies that Tybalt.There lies that Tybalt. RJ III.i.139.1
Citi. CITIZEN 
Vp sir go with me:Up, sir, go with me. RJ III.i.139.2
I charge thee in the Princes names obey.I charge thee in the Prince's name obey. RJ III.i.140
Enter Prince, old Montague, Capulet, their Wiues and all.Enter Prince, Montague, Capulet, their wives, and all RJ III.i.141
Prin. PRINCE 
Where are the vile beginners of this Fray?Where are the vile beginners of this fray? RJ III.i.141
Ben. BENVOLIO 
O Noble Prince, I can discouer allO noble Prince, I can discover alldiscover (v.)
old form: discouer
reveal, show, make known
RJ III.i.142
The vnluckie Mannage of this fatall brall:The unlucky manage of this fatal brawl.manage (n.)
old form: Mannage
management, handling, control [especially of a horse, as a result of training]
RJ III.i.143
There lies the man slaine by young Romeo,There lies the man, slain by young Romeo, RJ III.i.144
That slew thy kinsman braue Mercutio.That slew thy kinsman, brave Mercutio.brave (adj.)
old form: braue
noble, worthy, excellent
RJ III.i.145
Cap. Wi. LADY CAPULET 
Tybalt, my Cozin? O my Brothers Child,Tybalt, my cousin! O my brother's child! RJ III.i.146
O Prince, O Cozin, Husband, O the blood is spildO Prince! O cousin! Husband! O, the blood is spilled RJ III.i.147
Of my deare kinsman. Prince as thou art true,Of my dear kinsman! Prince, as thou art true, RJ III.i.148
For bloud of ours, shed bloud of Mountague.For blood of ours shed blood of Montague. RJ III.i.149
O Cozin, Cozin.O cousin, cousin! RJ III.i.150
Prin. PRINCE 
Benuolio, who began this Fray?Benvolio, who began this bloody fray? RJ III.i.151
Ben. BENVOLIO 
Tybalt here slaine, whom Romeo's hand did slay,Tybalt, here slain, whom Romeo's hand did slay. RJ III.i.152
Romeo that spoke him faire, bid him bethinkeRomeo, that spoke him fair, bid him bethinkbethink (v.), past form bethought
old form: bethinke
call to mind, think about, consider, reflect
RJ III.i.153
How nice the Quarrell was, and vrg'd withallHow nice the quarrel was, and urged withalnice (adj.)trivial, unimportant, slightRJ III.i.154
Your high displeasure: all this vttered,Your high displeasure. All this – uttered RJ III.i.155
With gentle breath, calme looke, knees humbly bow'dWith gentle breath, calm look, knees humbly bowed –gentle (adj.)peaceful, calm, free from violenceRJ III.i.156
Could not take truce with the vnruly spleeneCould not take truce with the unruly spleenspleen (n.)
old form: spleene
irritability, malice, bad temper
RJ III.i.157
truce, takecome to terms, negotiate
Of Tybalts deafe to peace, but that he TiltsOf Tybalt deaf to peace, but that he tiltstilt (v.)joust, fight [with lances], thrustRJ III.i.158
With Peircing steele at bold Mercutio's breast,With piercing steel at bold Mercutio's breast; RJ III.i.159
Who all as hot, turnes deadly point to point,Who, all as hot, turns deadly point to point,hot (adj.)hot-tempered, angry, passionateRJ III.i.160
And with a Martiall scorne, with one hand beatesAnd, with a martial scorn, with one hand beats RJ III.i.161
Cold death aside, and with the other sendsCold death aside and with the other sends RJ III.i.162
It back to Tybalt, whose dexterityIt back to Tybalt, whose dexterity RJ III.i.163
Retorts it: Romeo he cries aloud,Retorts it. Romeo he cries aloud,retort (v.)turn back, return, reflectRJ III.i.164
Hold Friends, Friends part, and swifter then his tongue,‘ Hold, friends! Friends, part!’ and swifter than his tongue RJ III.i.165
His aged arme, beats downe their fatall points,His agile arm beats down their fatal points, RJ III.i.166
And twixt them rushes, vnderneath whose arme,And 'twixt them rushes; underneath whose arm RJ III.i.167
An enuious thrust from Tybalt, hit the lifeAn envious thrust from Tybalt hit the lifeenvious (adj.)
old form: enuious
malicious, spiteful, vindictive, full of enmity
RJ III.i.168
Of stout Mercutio, and then Tybalt fled.Of stout Mercutio, and then Tybalt fled. RJ III.i.169
But by and by comes backe to Romeo,But by and by comes back to Romeo,by and by (adv.)immediately, straightaway, directlyRJ III.i.170
Who had but newly entertained Reuenge,Who had but newly entertained revenge,entertain (v.)admit into consideration, grant as a possibilityRJ III.i.171
And too't they goe like lightning, for ere IAnd to't they go like lightning. For, ere I RJ III.i.172
Could draw to part them, was stout Tybalt slaine:Could draw to part them, was stout Tybalt slain. RJ III.i.173
And as he fell, did Romeo turne and flie:And as he fell, did Romeo turn and fly. RJ III.i.174
This is the truth, or let Benuolio die.This is the truth, or let Benvolio die. RJ III.i.175
Cap. Wi. LADY CAPULET 
He is a kinsman to the Mountague,He is a kinsman to the Montague. RJ III.i.176
Affection makes him false, he speakes not true:Affection makes him false. He speaks not true.false (adj.)wrong, mistakenRJ III.i.177
affection (n.)partiality, biased feeling
Some twenty of them fought in this blacke strife,Some twenty of them fought in this black strife, RJ III.i.178
And all those twenty could but kill one life.And all those twenty could but kill one life. RJ III.i.179
I beg for Iustice, which thou Prince must giue:I beg for justice, which thou, Prince, must give. RJ III.i.180
Romeo slew Tybalt, Romeo must not liue.Romeo slew Tybalt. Romeo must not live. RJ III.i.181
Prin. PRINCE 
Romeo slew him, he slew Mercutio,Romeo slew him. He slew Mercutio. RJ III.i.182
Who now the price of his deare blood doth owe.Who now the price of his dear blood doth owe?owe (v.)repay, compensate, pay backRJ III.i.183
blood (n.)life-blood, spirit
Cap. MONTAGUE 
Not Romeo Prince, he was Mercutios Friend,Not Romeo, Prince. He was Mercutio's friend; RJ III.i.184
His fault concludes, but what the law should end,His fault concludes but what the law should end, RJ III.i.185
The life of Tybalt.The life of Tybalt. RJ III.i.186.1
Prin. PRINCE 
And for that offence,And for that offence RJ III.i.186.2
Immediately we doe exile him hence:Immediately we do exile him hence. RJ III.i.187
I haue an interest in your hearts proceeding:I have an interest in your hate's proceeding,interest (n.)personal involvement, special concernRJ III.i.188
My bloud for your rude brawles doth lie a bleeding.My blood for your rude brawls doth lie a-bleeding.rude (adj.)violent, harsh, unkindRJ III.i.189
blood (n.)
old form: bloud
blood relationship, kinship
But Ile Amerce you with so strong a fine,But I'll amerce you with so strong a finestrong (adj.)severe, oppressive, grievousRJ III.i.190
amerce (v.)penalize, punish financially
That you shall all repent the losse of mine.That you shall all repent the loss of mine. RJ III.i.191
It will be deafe to pleading and excuses,I will be deaf to pleading and excuses. RJ III.i.192
Nor teares, nor prayers shall purchase our abuses.Nor tears nor prayers shall purchase out abuses.nor ... nor (prep.)neither...norRJ III.i.193
purchase out (v.)buy off punishment for
abuse (n.)offence, wrong, insult, transgression
Therefore vse none, let Romeo hence in hast,Therefore use none. Let Romeo hence in haste, RJ III.i.194
Else when he is found, that houre is his last.Else, when he is found, that hour is his last. RJ III.i.195
Beare hence this body, and attend our will:Bear hence this body, and attend our will.will (n.)desire, wish, liking, inclinationRJ III.i.196
attend (v.)regard, consider
Mercy not Murders, pardoning those that kill.Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill. RJ III.i.197
Exeunt.Exeunt RJ III.i.197
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