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  • Title: Romeo and Juliet (Quarto 2, 1599)
  • 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 2, 1599)

    of Romeo and Iuliet.
    1980Nur. Here sir, a Ring she bid me giue you sir:
    Hie you, make hast, for it growes very late.
    Ro. How well my comfort is reuiu'd by this.
    Fri. Go hēce, goodnight, & here stands al your state:
    1985Either be gone before the watch be set,
    Or by the breake of day disguise from hence,
    Soiourne in Mantua, ile find out your man,
    And he shall signifie from time to time,
    Euery good hap to you, that chaunces here:
    1990Giue me thy hand, tis late, farewell, goodnight.
    Ro. But that a ioy past ioy calls out on me,
    It were a griefe, so briefe to part with thee:
    Enter old Capulet, his wife and Paris.
    1995Ca. Things haue falne out sir so vnluckily,
    That we haue had no time to moue our daughter,
    Looke you, she lou'd her kinsman Tybalt dearely
    And so did I. Well we were borne to die.
    Tis very late, sheele not come downe to night:
    2000I promise you, but for your companie,
    I would haue bene a bed an houre ago.
    Paris. These times of wo affoord no times to wooe:
    Madam goodnight, commend me to your daughter.
    La. I will, and know her mind early to morrow,
    2005To night shees mewed vp to her heauines.
    Ca. Sir Paris, I will make a desperate tender
    Of my childes loue: I thinke she will me rulde
    In all respects by me: nay more, I doubt it not.
    Wife go you to her ere you go to bed,
    2010Acquaint her here, of my sonne Paris loue,
    And bid her, marke you me? on wendsday next.
    But soft, what day is this?
    Pa. Monday my Lord.
    Ca. Monday, ha ha, well wendsday is too soone,
    2015A thursday let it be, a thursday tell her
    H 2 She