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The gray ey'd morne smiles on the frowning night, / Checkring the Easterne Cloudes with streaks of light: / And fleckled darknesse like a drunkard reeles, / From forth daies path, and Titans burning wheeles: / Now ere the Sun aduance his burning eye,Now, ere the sun advance his burning eyeRJ II.iii.1
The day to cheere, and nights danke dew to dry,The day to cheer and night's dank dew to dry,RJ II.iii.2
I must vpfill this Osier Cage of ours, I must up-fill this osier cage of oursRJ II.iii.3
With balefull weedes, and precious Iuiced flowers, With baleful weeds and precious-juiced flowers.RJ II.iii.4
The earth that's Natures mother, is her Tombe,The earth that's nature's mother is her tomb.RJ II.iii.5
What is her burying graue that is her wombe: What is her burying grave, that is her womb;RJ II.iii.6
And from her wombe children of diuers kindAnd from her womb children of divers kindRJ II.iii.7
We sucking on her naturall bosome find:We sucking on her natural bosom find,RJ II.iii.8
Many for many vertues excellent:Many for many virtues excellent,RJ II.iii.9
None but for some, and yet all different.None but for some, and yet all different.RJ II.iii.10
Omickle is the powerfull grace that liesO mickle is the powerful grace that liesRJ II.iii.11
In Plants, Hearbs, stones, and their true qualities:In plants, herbs, stones, and their true qualities.RJ II.iii.12
For nought so vile, that on the earth doth liue,For naught so vile that on the earth doth liveRJ II.iii.13
But to the earth some speciall good doth giue.But to the earth some special good doth give;RJ II.iii.14
Nor ought so good, but strain'd from that faire vse,Nor aught so good but, strained from that fair use,RJ II.iii.15
Reuolts from true birth, stumbling on abuse.Revolts from true birth, stumbling on abuse.RJ II.iii.16
Vertue it selfe turnes vice being misapplied,Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied,RJ II.iii.17
And vice sometime by action dignified.And vice sometimes by action dignified.RJ II.iii.18
Within the infant rin'd of this weake flower,Within the infant rind of this weak flowerRJ II.iii.19
Poyson hath residence, and medicine power:Poison hath residence, and medicine power.RJ II.iii.20
For this being smelt, with that part cheares each part,For this, being smelt, with that part cheers each part;RJ II.iii.21
Being tasted slayes all sences with the heart.Being tasted, stays all senses with the heart.RJ II.iii.22
Two such opposed Kings encampe them still,Two such opposed kings encamp them stillRJ II.iii.23
In man as well as Hearbes, grace and rude will:In man as well as herbs – grace and rude will.RJ II.iii.24
And where the worser is predominant,And where the worser is predominant,RJ II.iii.25
Full soone the Canker death eates vp that Plant.Full soon the canker death eats up that plant.RJ II.iii.26
Benedecite.Benedicite!RJ II.iii.27.2
What early tongue so sweet saluteth me?What early tongue so sweet saluteth me?RJ II.iii.28
Young Sonne, it argues a distempered head,Young son, it argues a distempered headRJ II.iii.29
So soone to bid goodmorrow to thy bed;So soon to bid good morrow to thy bed.RJ II.iii.30
Care keepes his watch in euery old mans eye,Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye,RJ II.iii.31
And where Care lodges, sleepe will neuer lye:And where care lodges, sleep will never lie.RJ II.iii.32
But where vnbrused youth with vnstuft braineBut where unbruised youth with unstuffed brainRJ II.iii.33
Doth couch his lims, there, golden sleepe doth raigne;Doth couch his limbs, there golden sleep doth reign.RJ II.iii.34
Therefore thy earlinesse doth me assure,Therefore thy earliness doth me assureRJ II.iii.35
Thou art vprous'd with some distemprature;Thou art uproused with some distemperature.RJ II.iii.36
Or if not so, then here I hit it right.Or if not so, then here I hit it right –,RJ II.iii.37
Our Romeo hath not beene in bed to night.Our Romeo hath not been in bed tonight.RJ II.iii.38
God pardon sin: wast thou with Rosaline?God pardon sin! Wast thou with Rosaline?RJ II.iii.40
That's my good Son, but wher hast thou bin then?That's my good son! But where hast thou been then?RJ II.iii.43
Be plaine good Son, rest homely in thy drift,Be plain, good son, and homely in thy drift.RJ II.iii.51
Ridling confession, findes but ridling shrift.Riddling confession finds but riddling shrift.RJ II.iii.52
Holy S. Francis, what a change is heere?Holy Saint Francis! What a change is here!RJ II.iii.61
Is Rosaline that thou didst Loue so deareIs Rosaline, that thou didst love so dear,RJ II.iii.62
So soone forsaken? young mens Loue then liesSo soon forsaken? Young men's love then liesRJ II.iii.63
Not truely in their hearts, but in their eyes.Not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes.RJ II.iii.64
Iesu Maria, what a deale of brineJesu Maria! What a deal of brineRJ II.iii.65
Hath washt thy sallow cheekes for Rosaline?Hath washed thy sallow cheeks for Rosaline!RJ II.iii.66
How much salt water throwne away in wast,How much salt water thrown away in wasteRJ II.iii.67
To season Loue that of it doth not tast.To season love, that of it doth not taste!RJ II.iii.68
The Sun not yet thy sighes, from heauen cleares,The sun not yet thy sighs from heaven clears.RJ II.iii.69
Thy old grones yet ringing in my auncient eares:Thy old groans yet ring in mine ancient ears.RJ II.iii.70
Lo here vpon thy cheeke the staine doth sit,Lo, here upon thy cheek the stain doth sitRJ II.iii.71
Of an old teare that is not washt off yet.Of an old tear that is not washed off yet.RJ II.iii.72
If ere thou wast thy selfe, and these woes thine,If e'er thou wast thyself, and these woes thine,RJ II.iii.73
Thou and these woes, were all for Rosaline.Thou and these woes were all for Rosaline.RJ II.iii.74
And art thou chang'd? pronounce this sentence then,And art thou changed? Pronounce this sentence then:RJ II.iii.75
Women may fall, when there's no strength in men.Women may fall when there's no strength in men.RJ II.iii.76
For doting, not for louing pupill mine.For doting, not for loving, pupil mine.RJ II.iii.78
Not in a graue,Not in a graveRJ II.iii.79.2
To lay one in, another out to haue.To lay one in, another out to have.RJ II.iii.80
O she knew well,O, she knew wellRJ II.iii.83.2
Thy Loue did read by rote, that could not spell:Thy love did read by rote, that could not spell.RJ II.iii.84
But come young wauerer, come goe with me,But come, young waverer, come, go with me.RJ II.iii.85
In one respect, Ile thy assistant be:In one respect I'll thy assistant be.RJ II.iii.86
For this alliance may so happy proue,For this alliance may so happy proveRJ II.iii.87
To turne your houshould rancor to pure Loue.To turn your households' rancour to pure love.RJ II.iii.88
Wisely and slow, they stumble that run fast.Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.RJ II.iii.90
So smile the heauens vpon this holy act,So smile the heavens upon this holy act,RJ II.vi.1
That after houres, with sorrow chide vs not.That after-hours with sorrow chide us not!RJ II.vi.2
These violent delights haue violent endes,These violent delights have violent endsRJ II.vi.9
And in their triumph: die like fire and powder;And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,RJ II.vi.10
Which as they kisse consume. The sweetest honeyWhich as they kiss consume. The sweetest honeyRJ II.vi.11
Is loathsome in his owne deliciousnesse,Is loathsome in his own deliciousnessRJ II.vi.12
And in the taste confoundes the appetite.And in the taste confounds the appetite.RJ II.vi.13
Therefore Loue moderately, long Loue doth so,Therefore love moderately. Long love doth so.RJ II.vi.14
Too swift arriues as tardie as too slow.Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.RJ II.vi.15
Here comes the Lady. Oh so light a footHere comes the lady. O, so light a footRJ II.vi.16
Will nere weare out the euerlasting flint,Will ne'er wear out the everlasting flint.RJ II.vi.17
A Louer may bestride the Gossamours,A lover may bestride the gossamersRJ II.vi.18
That ydles in the wanton Summer ayre,That idles in the wanton summer air,RJ II.vi.19
And yet not fall, so light is vanitie.And yet not fall. So light is vanity.RJ II.vi.20
Romeo shall thanke thee Daughter for vs both.Romeo shall thank thee, daughter, for us both.RJ II.vi.22
Come, come with me, & we will make short worke,Come, come with me, and we will make short work.RJ II.vi.35
For by your leaues, you shall not stay alone,For, by your leaves, you shall not stay aloneRJ II.vi.36
Till holy Church incorporate two in one.Till Holy Church incorporate two in one.RJ II.vi.37
Romeo come forth, / Come forth thou fearfull man,Romeo, come forth. Come forth, thou fearful man.RJ III.iii.1
Affliction is enamor'd of thy parts:Affliction is enamoured of thy parts,RJ III.iii.2
And thou art wedded to calamitie.And thou art wedded to calamity.RJ III.iii.3
Too familiarToo familiarRJ III.iii.6.2
Is my deare Sonne with such sowre Company:Is my dear son with such sour company.RJ III.iii.7
I bring thee tydings of the Princes Doome.I bring thee tidings of the Prince's doom.RJ III.iii.8
A gentler iudgement vanisht from his lips,A gentler judgement vanished from his lips:RJ III.iii.10
Not bodies death, but bodies banishment.Not body's death, but body's banishment.RJ III.iii.11
Here from Verona art thou banished:Hence from Verona art thou banished.RJ III.iii.15
Be patient, for the world is broad and wide.Be patient, for the world is broad and wide.RJ III.iii.16
O deadly sin, O rude vnthankefulnesse!O deadly sin! O rude unthankfulness!RJ III.iii.24
Thy falt our Law calles death, but the kind PrinceThy fault our law calls death. But the kind Prince,RJ III.iii.25
Taking thy part, hath rusht aside the Law,Taking thy part, hath rushed aside the law,RJ III.iii.26
And turn'd that blacke word death, to banishment.And turned that black word ‘ death ’ to banishment.RJ III.iii.27
This is deare mercy, and thou seest it not.This is dear mercy, and thou seest it not.RJ III.iii.28
Then fond Mad man, heare me speake.Thou fond mad man, hear me a little speak.RJ III.iii.53
Ile giue thee Armour to keepe off that word,I'll give thee armour to keep off that word – RJ III.iii.55
Aduersities sweete milke, Philosophie,Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy,RJ III.iii.56
To comfort thee, though thou art banished.To comfort thee, though thou art banished.RJ III.iii.57
O then I see, that Mad men haue no eares.O, then I see that madmen have no ears.RJ III.iii.62
Let me dispaire with thee of thy estate,Let me dispute with thee of thy estate.RJ III.iii.64
Arise one knockes, / Good Romeo hide thy selfe.Arise. One knocks. Good Romeo, hide thyself.RJ III.iii.72
Harke how they knocke: / (Who's there) Romeo arise,Hark, how they knock! – Who's there? – Romeo, arise.RJ III.iii.75
Thou wilt be taken, stay a while, stand vp:Thou wilt be taken. – Stay awhile! – Stand up.RJ III.iii.76
Run to my study: by and by, Gods willRun to my study. – By and by! – God's will,RJ III.iii.77
What simplenesse is this: I come, I come.What simpleness is this! – I come, I come!RJ III.iii.78
Who knocks so hard? / Whence come you? what's your will?Who knocks so hard? Whence come you? What's your will?RJ III.iii.79
Welcome then.Welcome then.RJ III.iii.81.2
There on the ground, / With his owne teares made drunke.There on the ground, with his own tears made drunk.RJ III.iii.84
Hold thy desperate hand:Hold thy desperate hand.RJ III.iii.108.2
Art thou a man? thy forme cries out thou art:Art thou a man? Thy form cries out thou art.RJ III.iii.109
Thy teares are womanish, thy wild acts denoteThy tears are womanish. Thy wild acts denoteRJ III.iii.110
The vnreasonable Furie of a beast.The unreasonable fury of a beast.RJ III.iii.111
Vnseemely woman, in a seeming man,Unseemly woman in a seeming man!RJ III.iii.112
And ill beseeming beast in seeming both,And ill-beseeming beast in seeming both!RJ III.iii.113
Thou hast amaz'd me. By my holy order,Thou hast amazed me. By my holy order,RJ III.iii.114
I thought thy disposition better temper'd.I thought thy disposition better tempered.RJ III.iii.115
Hast thou slaine Tybalt? wilt thou slay thy selfe?Hast thou slain Tybalt? Wilt thou slay thyself?RJ III.iii.116
And slay thy Lady, that in thy life lies,And slay thy lady that in thy life lives,RJ III.iii.117
By doing damned hate vpon thy selfe?By doing damned hate upon thyself?RJ III.iii.118
Why rayl'st thou on thy birth? the heauen and earth?Why railest thou on thy birth, the heaven, and earth?RJ III.iii.119
Since birth, and heauen and earth, all three do meeteSince birth and heaven and earth, all three, do meetRJ III.iii.120
In thee at once, which thou at once would'st loose.In thee at once; which thou at once wouldst lose.RJ III.iii.121
Fie, fie, thou sham'st thy shape, thy loue, thy wit,Fie, fie, thou shamest thy shape, thy love, thy wit,RJ III.iii.122
Which like a Vsurer abound'st in all:Which, like a usurer, aboundest in all,RJ III.iii.123
And vsest none in that true vse indeed,And usest none in that true use indeedRJ III.iii.124
Which should bedecke thy shape, thy loue, thy wit:Which should bedeck thy shape, thy love, thy wit.RJ III.iii.125
Thy Noble shape, is but a forme of waxe,Thy noble shape is but a form of wax,RJ III.iii.126
Digressing from the Valour of a man,Digressing from the valour of a man;RJ III.iii.127
Thy deare Loue sworne but hollow periurie,Thy dear love sworn but hollow perjury,RJ III.iii.128
Killing that Loue which thou hast vow'd to cherish.Killing that love which thou hast vowed to cherish;RJ III.iii.129
Thy wit, that Ornament, to shape and Loue,Thy wit, that ornament to shape and love,RJ III.iii.130
Mishapen in the conduct of them both:Misshapen in the conduct of them both,RJ III.iii.131
Like powder in a skillesse Souldiers flaske,Like powder in a skilless soldier's flaskRJ III.iii.132
Is set a fire by thine owne ignorance,Is set afire by thine own ignorance,RJ III.iii.133
And thou dismembred with thine owne defence.And thou dismembered with thine own defence.RJ III.iii.134
What, rowse thee man, thy Iuliet is aliue,What, rouse thee, man! Thy Juliet is alive,RJ III.iii.135
For whose deare sake thou wast but lately dead.For whose dear sake thou wast but lately dead.RJ III.iii.136
There art thou happy. Tybalt would kill thee,There art thou happy. Tybalt would kill thee,RJ III.iii.137
But thou slew'st Tybalt, there art thou happie.But thou slewest Tybalt. There art thou happy.RJ III.iii.138
The law that threatned death became thy Friend,The law, that threatened death, becomes thy friendRJ III.iii.139
And turn'd it to exile, there art thou happy.And turns it to exile. There art thou happy.RJ III.iii.140
A packe or blessing light vpon thy backe,A pack of blessings light upon thy back.RJ III.iii.141
Happinesse Courts thee in her best array,Happiness courts thee in her best array.RJ III.iii.142
But like a mishaped and sullen wench,But, like a mishaved and sullen wench,RJ III.iii.143
Thou puttest vp thy Fortune and thy Loue:Thou pouts upon thy fortune and thy love.RJ III.iii.144
Take heed, take heed, for such die miserable.Take heed, take heed, for such die miserable.RJ III.iii.145
Goe get thee to thy Loue as was decreed,Go, get thee to thy love, as was decreed.RJ III.iii.146
Ascend her Chamber, hence and comfort her:Ascend her chamber. Hence and comfort her.RJ III.iii.147
But looke thou stay not till the watch be set,But look thou stay not till the Watch be set,RJ III.iii.148
For then thou canst not passe to Mantua,For then thou canst not pass to Mantua,RJ III.iii.149
Where thou shalt liue till we can finde a timeWhere thou shalt live till we can find a timeRJ III.iii.150
To blaze your marriage, reconcile your Friends,To blaze your marriage, reconcile your friends,RJ III.iii.151
Beg pardon of thy Prince, and call thee backe,Beg pardon of the Prince, and call thee backRJ III.iii.152
With twenty hundred thousand times more ioyWith twenty hundred thousand times more joyRJ III.iii.153
Then thou went'st forth in lamentation.Than thou wentest forth in lamentation.RJ III.iii.154
Goe before Nurse, commend me to thy Lady,Go before, Nurse. Commend me to thy lady,RJ III.iii.155
And bid her hasten all the house to bed,And bid her hasten all the house to bed,RJ III.iii.156
Which heauy sorrow makes them apt vnto.Which heavy sorrow makes them apt unto.RJ III.iii.157
Romeo is comming.Romeo is coming.RJ III.iii.158
Go hence, / Goodnight, and here stands all your state:Go hence. Good night. And here stands all your state:RJ III.iii.166
Either be gone before the watch be set,Either be gone before the Watch be set,RJ III.iii.167
Or by the breake of day disguis'd from hence,Or by the break of day disguised from hence.RJ III.iii.168
Soiourne in Mantua, Ile find out your man,Sojourn in Mantua. I'll find out your man,RJ III.iii.169
And he shall signifie from time to time,And he shall signify from time to timeRJ III.iii.170
Euery good hap to you, that chaunces heere:Every good hap to you that chances here.RJ III.iii.171
Giue me thy hand, 'tis late, farewell, goodnight.Give me thy hand. 'Tis late. Farewell. Good night.RJ III.iii.172
On Thursday sir? the time is very short.On Thursday, sir? The time is very short.RJ IV.i.1
You say you do not know the Ladies mind?You say you do not know the lady's mind.RJ IV.i.4
Vneuen is the course, I like it not.Uneven is the course. I like it not.RJ IV.i.5
I would I knew not why it should be slow'd.I would I knew not why it should be slowed. –RJ IV.i.16
Looke sir, here comes the Lady towards my Cell.Look, sir, here comes the lady toward my cell.RJ IV.i.17
That's a certaine text.That's a certain text.RJ IV.i.21.2
My leisure serues me pensiue daughter now.My leisure serves me, pensive daughter, now. –RJ IV.i.39
My Lord you must intreat the time alone.My lord, we must entreat the time alone.RJ IV.i.40
O Iuliet, I alreadie know thy griefe,Ah, Juliet, I already know thy grief.RJ IV.i.46
It streames me past the compasse of my wits:It strains me past the compass of my wits.RJ IV.i.47
I heare thou must and nothing may prorogue it,I hear thou must, and nothing may prorogue it,RJ IV.i.48
On Thursday next be married to this Countie.On Thursday next be married to this County.RJ IV.i.49
Hold Daughter, I doe spie a kind of hope,Hold, daughter. I do spy a kind of hope,RJ IV.i.68
Which craues as desperate an execution,Which craves as desperate an executionRJ IV.i.69
As that is desperate which we would preuent.As that is desperate which we would prevent.RJ IV.i.70
If rather then to marrie Countie ParisIf, rather than to marry County Paris,RJ IV.i.71
Thou hast the strength of will to stay thy selfe,Thou hast the strength of will to slay thyself,RJ IV.i.72
Then is it likely thou wilt vndertakeThen is it likely thou wilt undertakeRJ IV.i.73
A thinglike death to chide away this shame,A thing like death to chide away this shame,RJ IV.i.74
That coap'st with death himselfe, to scape fro it:That copest with death himself to 'scape from it.RJ IV.i.75
And if thou dar'st, Ile giue thee remedie.And, if thou darest, I'll give thee remedy.RJ IV.i.76
Hold then: goe home, be merrie, giue consent,Hold, then. Go home, be merry, give consentRJ IV.i.89
To marrie Paris: wensday is to morrow,To marry Paris. Wednesday is tomorrow.RJ IV.i.90
To morrow night looke that thou lie alone,Tomorrow night look that thou lie alone.RJ IV.i.91
Let not thy Nurse lie with thee in thy Chamber:Let not the Nurse lie with thee in thy chamber.RJ IV.i.92
Take thou this Violl being then in bed,Take thou this vial, being then in bed,RJ IV.i.93
And this distilling liquor drinke thou off,And this distilling liquor drink thou off;RJ IV.i.94
When presently through all thy veines shall run,When presently through all thy veins shall runRJ IV.i.95
A cold and drowsie humour: for no pulseA cold and drowsy humour. For no pulseRJ IV.i.96
Shall keepe his natiue progresse, but surcease:Shall keep his native progress, but surcease.RJ IV.i.97
No warmth, no breath shall testifie thou liuest,No warmth, no breath, shall testify thou livest.RJ IV.i.98
The Roses in thy lips and cheekes shall fadeThe roses in thy lips and cheeks shall fadeRJ IV.i.99
To many ashes, the eyes windowes fallTo wanny ashes, thy eyes' windows fallRJ IV.i.100
Like death when he shut vp the day of life:Like death when he shuts up the day of life.RJ IV.i.101
Each part depriu'd of supple gouernment,Each part, deprived of supple government,RJ IV.i.102
Shall stiffe and starke, and cold appeare like death,Shall, stiff and stark and cold, appear like death.RJ IV.i.103
And in this borrowed likenesse of shrunke deathAnd in this borrowed likeness of shrunk deathRJ IV.i.104
Thou shalt continue two and forty houres,Thou shalt continue two-and-forty hours,RJ IV.i.105
And then awake, as from a pleasant sleepe.And then awake as from a pleasant sleep.RJ IV.i.106
Now when the Bridegroome in the morning comes,Now, when the bridegroom in the morning comesRJ IV.i.107
To rowse thee from thy bed, there art thou dead:To rouse thee from thy bed, there art thou dead.RJ IV.i.108
Then as the manner of our country is,Then, as the manner of our country is,RJ IV.i.109
In thy best Robes vncouer'd on the Beere,In thy best robes uncovered on the bierRJ IV.i.110
Be borne to buriall in thy kindreds graue:Thou shalt be borne to that same ancient vaultRJ IV.i.111
Thou shalt be borne to that same ancient vault,Where all the kindred of the Capulets lie.RJ IV.i.112
Where all the kindred of the Capulets lie,In the meantime, against thou shalt awake,RJ IV.i.113
In the meane time against thou shalt awake,Shall Romeo by my letters know our drift.RJ IV.i.114
Shall Romeo by my Letters know our drift,And hither shall he come. And he and IRJ IV.i.115
And hither shall he come, and that very nightWill watch thy waking, and that very nightRJ IV.i.116
Shall Romeo beare thee hence to Mantua.Shall Romeo bear thee hence to Mantua.RJ IV.i.117
And this shall free thee from this present shame,And this shall free thee from this present shame,RJ IV.i.118
If no inconstant toy nor womanish feare,If no inconstant toy nor womanish fearRJ IV.i.119
Abate thy valour in the acting it.Abate thy valour in the acting it.RJ IV.i.120
Hold get you gone, be strong and prosperous:Hold. Get you gone. Be strong and prosperousRJ IV.i.122
In this resolue, Ile send a Frier with speedIn this resolve. I'll send a friar with speedRJ IV.i.123
To Mantua with my Letters to thy Lord.To Mantua, with my letters to thy lord.RJ IV.i.124
Come, is the Bride ready to go to Church?Come, is the bride ready to go to church?RJ IV.v.33
Peace ho for shame, confusions: Care liues notPeace, ho, for shame! Confusion's cure lives notRJ IV.v.65
In these confusions, heauen and your selfeIn these confusions. Heaven and yourselfRJ IV.v.66
Had part in this faire Maid, now heauen hath all,Had part in this fair maid. Now heaven hath all,RJ IV.v.67
And all the better is it for the Maid:And all the better is it for the maid.RJ IV.v.68
Your part in her, you could not keepe from death,Your part in her you could not keep from death,RJ IV.v.69
But heauen keepes his part in eternall life:But heaven keeps his part in eternal life.RJ IV.v.70
The most you sought was her promotion,The most you sought was her promotion,RJ IV.v.71
For 'twas your heauen, she shouldst be aduan'st,For 'twas your heaven she should be advanced.RJ IV.v.72
And weepe ye now, seeing she is aduan'stAnd weep ye now, seeing she is advancedRJ IV.v.73
Aboue the Cloudes, as high as Heauen it selfe?Above the clouds, as high as heaven itself?RJ IV.v.74
O in this loue, you loue your Child so ill,O, in this love, you love your child so illRJ IV.v.75
That you run mad, seeing that she is well:That you run mad, seeing that she is well.RJ IV.v.76
Shee's not well married, that liues married long,She's not well married that lives married long,RJ IV.v.77
But shee's best married, that dies married yong.But she's best married that dies married young.RJ IV.v.78
Drie vp your teares, and sticke your RosemarieDry up your tears, and stick your rosemaryRJ IV.v.79
On this faire Coarse, and as the custome is,On this fair corse, and, as the custom is,RJ IV.v.80
And in her best array beare her to Church:In all her best array bear her to church.RJ IV.v.81
For though some Nature bids all vs lament,For though fond nature bids us all lament,RJ IV.v.82
Yet Natures teares are Reasons merriment.Yet nature's tears are reason's merriment.RJ IV.v.83
Sir go you in; and Madam, go with him,Sir, go you in; and, madam, go with him;RJ IV.v.91
And go sir Paris, euery one prepareAnd go, Sir Paris. Every one prepareRJ IV.v.92
To follow this faire Coarse vnto her graue:To follow this fair corse unto her grave.RJ IV.v.93
The heauens do lowre vpon you, for some ill:The heavens do lour upon you for some ill.RJ IV.v.94
Moue them no more, by crossing their high will. Move them no more by crossing their high will.RJ IV.v.95
This same should be the voice of Frier Iohn.This same should be the voice of Friar John.RJ V.ii.2
Welcome from Mantua, what sayes Romeo?Welcome from Mantua. What says Romeo?RJ V.ii.3
Or if his mind be writ, giue me his Letter.Or, if his mind be writ, give me his letter.RJ V.ii.4
Who bare my Letter then to Romeo?Who bare my letter, then, to Romeo?RJ V.ii.13
Vnhappie Fortune: by my BrotherhoodUnhappy fortune! By my brotherhood,RJ V.ii.17
The Letter was not nice, but full of charge,The letter was not nice, but full of charge,RJ V.ii.18
Now must I to the Monument alone,Now must I to the monument alone.RJ V.ii.23
Within this three houres will faire Iuliet wake,Within this three hours will fair Juliet wake.RJ V.ii.24
Shee will beshrew me much that RomeoShe will beshrew me much that RomeoRJ V.ii.25
Hath had no notice of these accidents:Hath had no notice of these accidents.RJ V.ii.26
But I will write againe to Mantua,But I will write again to Mantua,RJ V.ii.27
And keepe her at my Cell till Romeo come,And keep her at my cell till Romeo come.RJ V.ii.28
Poore liuing Coarse, clos'd in a dead mans Tombe,Poor living corse, closed in a dead man's tomb!RJ V.ii.29
St. Francis be my speed, how oft to nightSaint Francis be my speed! How oft tonightRJ V.iii.121
Haue my old feet stumbled at graues? Who's there?Have my old feet stumbled at graves! Who's there?RJ V.iii.122
Blisse be vpon you. Tell me good my FriendBliss be upon you! Tell me, good my friend,RJ V.iii.124
What Torch is yond that vainely lends his lightWhat torch is yond that vainly lends his lightRJ V.iii.125
To grubs, and eyelesse Sculles? As I discerne,To grubs and eyeless skulls? As I discern,RJ V.iii.126
It burneth in the Capels Monument.It burneth in the Capel's monument.RJ V.iii.127
Who is it?Who is it?RJ V.iii.129.2
How long hath he bin there?How long hath he been there?RJ V.iii.130.1
Go with me to the Vault.Go with me to the vault.RJ V.iii.131.1
Stay, then Ile go alone, feares comes vpon me.Stay then; I'll go alone. Fear comes upon me.RJ V.iii.135
O much I feare some ill vnluckie thing.O much I fear some ill unthrifty thing.RJ V.iii.136
Romeo.Romeo!RJ V.iii.139.2
Alacke, alacke, what blood is this which stainesAlack, alack, what blood is this which stainsRJ V.iii.140
The stony entrance of this Sepulcher?The stony entrance of this sepulchre?RJ V.iii.141
What meane these Masterlesse, and goarie SwordsWhat mean these masterless and gory swordsRJ V.iii.142
To lie discolour'd by this place of peace?To lie discoloured by this place of peace?RJ V.iii.143
Romeo, oh pale: who else? what Paris too?Romeo! O, pale! Who else? What, Paris too?RJ V.iii.144
And steept in blood? Ah what an vn knd houreAnd steeped in blood? Ah, what an unkind hourRJ V.iii.145
Is guiltie of this lamentable chance?Is guilty of this lamentable chance!RJ V.iii.146
The Lady stirs.The lady stirs.RJ V.iii.147
I heare some noyse Lady, come from that nestI hear some noise. Lady, come from that nestRJ V.iii.151
Of death, contagion, and vnnaturall sleepe,Of death, contagion, and unnatural sleep.RJ V.iii.152
A greater power then we can contradictA greater power than we can contradictRJ V.iii.153
Hath thwarted our entents, come, come away,Hath thwarted our intents. Come, come away.RJ V.iii.154
Thy husband in thy bosome there lies dead:Thy husband in thy bosom there lies dead;RJ V.iii.155
And Paris too: come Ile dispose of thee,And Paris too. Come, I'll dispose of theeRJ V.iii.156
Among a Sisterhood of holy Nunnes:Among a sisterhood of holy nuns.RJ V.iii.157
Stay not to question, for the watch is comming.Stay not to question, for the Watch is coming.RJ V.iii.158
Come, go good Iuliet, I dare no longer stay. Come, go, good Juliet. I dare no longer stay.RJ V.iii.159
I am the greatest, able to doe least,I am the greatest, able to do least,RJ V.iii.223
Yet most suspected as the time and placeYet most suspected, as the time and placeRJ V.iii.224
Doth make against me of this direfull murther:Doth make against me, of this direful murder.RJ V.iii.225
And heere I stand both to impeach and purgeAnd here I stand, both to impeach and purgeRJ V.iii.226
My selfe condemned, and my selfe excus'd.Myself condemned and myself excused.RJ V.iii.227
I will be briefe, for my short date of breathI will be brief, for my short date of breathRJ V.iii.229
Is not so long as is a tedious tale.Is not so long as is a tedious tale.RJ V.iii.230
Romeo there dead, was husband to that Iuliet,Romeo, there dead, was husband to that Juliet;RJ V.iii.231
And she there dead, that's Romeos faithfull wife:And she, there dead, that Romeo's faithful wife.RJ V.iii.232
I married them; and their stolne marriage dayI married them; and their stolen marriage dayRJ V.iii.233
Was Tybalts Doomesday: whose vntimely deathWas Tybalt's doomsday, whose untimely deathRJ V.iii.234
Banish'd the new-made Bridegroome from this Citie:Banished the new-made bridegroom from this city;RJ V.iii.235
For whom (and not for Tybalt) Iuliet pinde.For whom, and not for Tybalt, Juliet pined.RJ V.iii.236
You, to remoue that siege of Greefe from her,You, to remove that siege of grief from her,RJ V.iii.237
Betroth'd, and would haue married her perforceBetrothed and would have married her perforceRJ V.iii.238
To Countie Paris. Then comes she to me,To County Paris. Then comes she to meRJ V.iii.239
And (with wilde lookes) bid me deuise some meanesAnd with wild looks bid me devise some meanRJ V.iii.240
To rid her from this second Marriage,To rid her from this second marriage,RJ V.iii.241
Or in my Cell there would she kill her selfe.Or in my cell there would she kill herself.RJ V.iii.242
Then gaue I her (so Tutor'd by my Art)Then gave I her – so tutored by my art –RJ V.iii.243
A sleeping Potion, which so tooke effectA sleeping potion; which so took effectRJ V.iii.244
As I intended, for it wrought on herAs I intended, for it wrought on herRJ V.iii.245
The forme of death. Meane time, I writ to Romeo,The form of death. Meantime I writ to RomeoRJ V.iii.246
That he should hither come, as this dyre night,That he should hither come as this dire nightRJ V.iii.247
To helpe to take her from her borrowed graue,To help to take her from her borrowed grave,RJ V.iii.248
Being the time the Potions force should cease.Being the time the potion's force should cease.RJ V.iii.249
But he which bore my Letter, Frier Iohn,But he which bore my letter, Friar John,RJ V.iii.250
Was stay'd by accident; and yesternightWas stayed by accident and yesternightRJ V.iii.251
Return'd my Letter backe. Then all alone,Returned my letter back. Then all aloneRJ V.iii.252
At the prefixed houre of her waking,At the prefixed hour of her wakingRJ V.iii.253
Came I to take her from her Kindreds vault,Came I to take her from her kindred's vault;RJ V.iii.254
Meaning to keepe her closely at my Cell,Meaning to keep her closely at my cellRJ V.iii.255
Till I conueniently could send to Romeo.Till I conveniently could send to Romeo.RJ V.iii.256
But when I came (some Minute ere the timeBut when I came, some minute ere the timeRJ V.iii.257
Of her awaking) heere vntimely layOf her awakening, here untimely layRJ V.iii.258
The Noble Paris, and true Romeo dead.The noble Paris and true Romeo dead.RJ V.iii.259
Shee wakes, and I intreated her come foorth,She wakes; and I entreated her come forthRJ V.iii.260
And beare this worke of Heauen, with patience:And bear this work of heaven with patience.RJ V.iii.261
But then, a noyse did scarre me from the Tombe,But then a noise did scare me from the tomb,RJ V.iii.262
And she (too desperate) would not go with me,And she, too desperate, would not go with me,RJ V.iii.263
But (as it seemes) did violence on her selfe.But, as it seems, did violence on herself.RJ V.iii.264
All this I know, and to the MarriageAll this I know; and to the marriageRJ V.iii.265
her Nurse is priuy: / And if ought in thisHer nurse is privy; and if aught in thisRJ V.iii.266
miscarried by my fault, / Let my old lifeMiscarried by my fault, let my old lifeRJ V.iii.267
be sacrific'd, some houre before the time,Be sacrificed, some hour before his time,RJ V.iii.268
Vnto the rigour of seuerest Law.Unto the rigour of severest law.RJ V.iii.269
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