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Romeo and Juliet

Act II, Scene 6

Friar Laurence's cell.
 
[Enter FRIAR LAURENCE and ROMEO]
 
FRIAR LAURENCE
           ,         ,          ,          ,     ,
      So smile the| heavens | upon | this ho|ly act,
            ,       ,           ,        ,         ,
      That af|ter hours | with sor|row chide | us not.
 
ROMEO
        ,      ,          ,          ,       ,
      Amen,| amen,| but come | what sor|row can,
          ,        ,       ,       2     ,         ,
      It can|not coun|tervail | the exchange | of joy
            ,            ,        ,         ,         ,
5     That one | short* min|ute gives | me in | her sight:
           ,          ,           ,           ,      ,
      Do thou | but close | our hands | with ho|ly words,
             ,      ,         ,          ,         ,
      Then love-|devou|ring death | do what | he dare;
          ,      ,        ,          ,          ,
      It is | enough | I may | but call | her mine.
 
FRIAR LAURENCE
             ,    ,         ,           ,   2     ,
      These vi|olent | delights | have vi|olent^ends
       ,    2         ,         ,           ,         ,
10    And in their | triumph | die like | fire and | powder,
        ,     2         ,        ,           ,         ,
      Which as they | kiss con|sume: the | sweetest | honey
           ,         ,        ,       ,        ,
      Is loath|some in | his own | deli|ciousness
           ,         ,           ,          ,     ,
      And in | the taste | confounds | the ap|petite:
        ,           ,   ,    2         T    T    .   T
      Therefore | love mod/erately;| long love doth^so;
            ,         ,         ,           ,    ,
15    Too swift | arrives | as tar|dy as / too slow.
 
[Enter JULIET]
             ,          ,      ,        ,         ,
      Here comes | the la|dy: Oh | so light | a foot
             ,          ,         ,    ,         ,
      Will nere | wear out | the ev|erlas|ting flint:
         ,      ,         ,          ,     ,
      A lo|ver may | bestride | the gos|samer
            ,      ,        ,       ,       ,
      That id|les in | the wan|ton sum|mer air,
           ,          ,         ,        ,    ,
20    And yet | not fall;| so light| is van|ity.
 
JULIET
        ,  ,               ,          ,
      Good e/ven to | my ghost|ly confes|sor.
 
FRIAR LAURENCE
      <- ,    ,           ,            ,        ,         ,
        Ro||meo | shall thank | thee daugh|ter for | us both.
 
JULIET
           ,        ,      ,              ,           ,
      As much | to him,| else in | his thanks | too much.
 
ROMEO
          ,    ,     2     ,        ,        ,
      Ah Ju|liet,| if the mea|sure of | thy joy
            ,            ,          ,          ,          ,
25    Be heaped | like mine | and that | thy skill | be more
          ,       ,          ,        ,           ,
      To bla|zon it,| then swee|ten with | thy breath
             ,         ,                ,   ,          ,
      This neigh|bour air,| and let / rich mu|sic's tongue
          ,       2  ,        ,      ,           ,
      Unfold | the ima|gined hap|piness | that both
          ,         ,       ,          ,        ,      2->
      Receive | in ei|ther by | this dear | encoun||ter.
 
JULIET
           ,           ,        ,        ,         ,
30    Conceit | more^rich | in mat|ter than | in words,
        ,             ,           ,        ,     ,
      Brags of | his sub|stance, not | of or|nament:
            ,         ,         ,          ,             ,
      They are | but beg|gars that | can count | their worth;
                 ,    ,         ,          ,        ,
      But my / true love | is grown | to such | excess
         ,       ,        ,         ,          ,
      I can|not sum | up sum | of half | my wealth.
 
FRIAR LAURENCE
        ,           ,            ,                 ,     ,
35    Come, come^|with me,| and we | will make / short work;
           ,           ,           ,           ,       ,
      For by | your leaves,| you shall | not stay | alone
            ,       ,        ,    2     ,        ,
      Till ho|ly church | incor|porate two | in one.
 
[Exeunt]

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