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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)

    of Romeo and Iuliet.

    Enter Iuliet.

    Moth:See here she commeth from Confession,
    Capo:How now my Head-strong, where haue you bin
    Iul:Where I haue learned to repent the sin
    Of froward wilfull opposition
    2445Gainst you and your behests, and am enioynd
    By holy Laurence to fall prostrate here,
    And craue remission of so foule a fact.

    2447.1She kneeles downe.

    Moth:Why thats well said.
    Capo:Now before God this holy reuerent Frier
    All our whole Citie is much bound vnto.
    2455Goe tell the Countie presently of this,
    For I will haue this knot knit vp to morrow.
    Iul:Nurse, will you go with me to my Closet,
    2460To sort such things as shall be requisite
    Against to morrow.
    2461.1Moth:I pree thee doo, good Nurse goe in with her,
    Helpe her to sort Tyres, Rebatoes, Chaines,
    And I will come vnto you presently,
    Nur:Come sweet hart, shall we goe?
    2461.5Iul:I pree thee let vs.

    2465Exeunt Nurse and Iuliet.

    Moth:Me thinks on Thursday would be time enough.
    2462.1Capo:I say I will haue this dispatcht to morrow,
    Goe one and certefie the Count thereof.
    Moth:I pray my Lord, let it be Thursday.
    Capo:I say to morrow while shees in the mood.
    Moth:We shall be short in our prouision.