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Fri. Ah, Juliet, I already know thy grief;
Jul. Tell me not, friar, that thou hear'st of this,
Fri. Hold, daughter; I do spy a kind of hope,
3 Authority or power.
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O'er-cover'd quite with dead men's rattling bones,
sent marry Paris : Wednesday is to-morrow; To-morrow night look that thou lie alone, Let not thy nurse lie with thee in thy chamber : Take thou this phial, being then in bed, And this distilled liquor drink thou off: When, presently, through all thy veins shall run A cold and drowsy humour, which shall seize Each vital spirit; for no pulse shall keep His natural progress, but surcease to beat : No warmth, no breath, shall testify thou liv'st; The roses in thy lips and cheeks shall fade To paly ashes; thy eyes' windows fall, Like death, when he shuts up the day of life ; Each part, depriv'd of supple government, Shall stiff, and stark, and cold, appear like death ; And in this borrow'd likeness of shrunk death Thou shalt remain full two and forty hours, And then awake as from a pleasant sleep. Now when the bridegroom in the morning comes To rouse thee from thy bed, there art thou dead : Then (as the manner of our country is,) In thy best robes uncover'd on the bier, Thou shalt be borne to that same ancient vault, Where all the kindred of the Capulets lie. 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...
And this shall free thee from this present shame;
Jul. Give me, O give me! tell me not of fear.'
help afford. Farewell, dear father!
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A Room in Capulet's House.
Enter CAPULET, Lady CAPULET, Nurse, and
[Exit Servant. Sirrah, go hire me twenty cunning cooks.
2 Seru. You shall have none ill, sir.
Nurse. Ay, forsooth.
Cap. Well, he may chance to do some good on A peevish self-will'd harlotry it is.
Nurse. See, where she comes from shrift with
Cap. How now, my headstrong? where have
you been gadding ? Jul, Where I have learn’d me to repent the sin
Of disobedient opposition
Cap. Send for the county ; go tell him of this ; I'll have this knot knit up to-morrow morning.
Jul. I met the youthful lord at Laurence' cell; And gave him what becomed love I might, Not stepping o'er the bounds of modesty. Cap. Why, I am glad on 't; this is well, - stand
up: This is as 't should be. Let me see the county ; Ay, marry, go, I say, and fetch him hither. Now, by my life, this reverend holy friar, All our whole city is much bound to him.
Jul. Nurse, will you go with me into my closet, To help me sort such needful ornaments As you think fit to furnish me to-morrow ? La. Cap. No, not till Thursday; there is time
enough. Cap. Go, nurse, go with her: we'll to church
to-morrow. [Exeunt JULIET and Nurse, La. Cap. We shall be short in our provision; 'Tis now near night. Cap.
Tush! I will stir about, And all things shall be well, I warrant thee, wife : Go thou to Juliet, help to deck up her; I'll not to bed to-night ;- let me alone; I'll play the housewife for this once.- What, ho!. They are all forth : Well, I will walk myself To county Paris, to prepare him up Against to-morrow: my heart is wond'rous light, Since this same wayward girl is so reclaim'd.
Jul. Ay, those attires are best : - But, gentle
Enter Lady CAPULET.
hands full all,
[Exeunt Lady CAPULET and Nurse. Jul. Farewell !-- Heaven knows, when we shall