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  • Title: Romeo and Juliet (Quarto 1, 1597)
  • Editor: Roger Apfelbaum
  • ISBN: 1-55058-299-2

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    Author: William Shakespeare
    Editor: Roger Apfelbaum
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    Romeo and Juliet (Quarto 1, 1597)

    Enter Nurse with hearbs, Mother.
    2539.1Moth:Thats well said Nurse, set all in redines,
    The Countie will be heere immediatly.
    Enter Oldeman.
    Cap:Make hast, make hast, for it is almost day,
    The Curfewe bell hath rung, t'is foure a clocke,
    Looke to your bakt meates good Angelica.
    Nur:Goe get you to bed you cotqueane. I faith you
    2550will be sicke anone.
    Cap:I warrant thee Nurse I haue ere now watcht all
    night, and haue taken no harme at all.
    Moth:I you haue beene a mouse hunt in your time.
    Enter a Seruingman with Logs & Coales.
    2559.1Cap:A Ielous hood, a Ieloushood: How now sirra?
    What haue you there?
    Ser:Forsooth Logs.
    Cap:Goe, goe choose dryer. Will will tell thee where
    thou shalt fetch them.
    Ser:Nay I warrant let me alone, I haue a heade Inoe to
    choose a Log.
    Cap:Well goe thy way, thou shalt be logger head.
    2566.1Come, come, make hast call vp your daughter,
    The Countie will be heere with musicke straight.
    Gods me hees come, Nurse call vp my daughter.