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Romeo and Juliet

Act IV, Scene 2

A hall in Capulet's house.
 
[Enter CAPULET, LADY CAPULET, Nurse, and two Servingmen]
 
CAPULET
So many guests invite as here are writ.  Sirrah, go hire me twenty cunning cooks.
 
[Exit First Servant]
 
SECOND SERVANT
You shall have none ill, sir; for I'll try if they can lick their fingers.
 
CAPULET
How canst thou try them so?
 
SECOND SERVANT
Marry, sir, 'tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers: therefore he that cannot lick his fingers goes not with me.
 
CAPULET
Go, be gone.
 
[Exit Second Servant]
 
We shall be much unfurnished for this time. What, is my daughter gone to Friar Laurence?
 
NURSE
Aye, forsooth.
 
CAPULET
            ,          ,         ,          ,        ,
      Well he | may chance | to do | some good | on her:
         ,         ,      ,    ,              ,
      A pee|vish self-|willed har/lotry | it is.
 
NURSE
       ,                ,             ,           ,       ,
      See where | she comes | from shrift | with mer|ry look.
 
[Enter JULIET]
 
CAPULET
           ,         ,     ,         2        ,          ,
      How now,| my head|strong, where have | you been | gadding?
 
JULIET
            ,            ,      ,          ,         ,
5     Where I | have learned | me to | repent | the sin
          ,    ,    ,     ,    ,
      Of dis|obe|dient | oppo|sition
          ,          ,        ,          ,       ,
      To you | and your | behests,| and am | enjoined
          ,     ,       2     ,     T   T      T
      By ho|ly Lau|rence to fall | prostrate here,
           ,          ,        ,      ,       ,         ->
      And beg | your par|don: par|don I | beseech || you,
        ,    ,         2   ,       ,         ,
10    Hence|forward | I am e|ver ruled | by you.
 
CAPULET
        ,              ,       ,     ,             ,
      Send for | the coun|ty; go | tell him | of this:
             ,           ,          ,      ,       ,       2->
      I'll have | this knot | knit up | tomor|row mor||ning.
 
JULIET
         ,          ,         ,        ,           ,
      I met | the youth|ful lord | at Lau|rence' cell;
            ,          ,       ,       ,        ,
      And gave | him what | becom|ed love | I might,
            ,        ,           ,         ,    ,
15    Not step|ping ore | the bounds | of mo|desty.
 
CAPULET
          ,        ,      x                ,           ,
      Why I | am glad | on it; this | is well:| stand^up:
            ,     2      ,      ,     2      ,          ,
      This is | as it should | be. Let me | see the | county;
            ,      ,      ,          ,          ,      ->
      Aye* mar|ry go | I say,| and fetch | him hi||ther.
       ,            ,          ,    2    ,      x
      Now | afore* God,| this rev|erend ho|ly friar,
              ,    ,           ,    ,         ,
20    Our / whole ci|ty is / much bound | to him.
 
JULIET
        ,               ,         ,    ,  2      ,
      Nurse will | you go | with me | into my | closet,
           ,         ,           ,       ,     ,
      To help | me sort | such need|ful or|naments
          ,           ,        ,        ,       ,
      As you | think^fit | to fur|nish me | tomorrow?
 
LADY CAPULET
          ,           ,          ,          ,       ,
      No not | till Thurs|day; there | is time | enough.
 
CAPULET
       T   T     T       2       ,           ,        ,      ->
25    Go nurse, go | with her: we'll | to church | tomor||row.
 
[Exeunt JULIET and Nurse]
 
LADY CAPULET
       ,        2     ,         ,        ,       o
      We | shall be short | in our | provi|sion:
            ,      T    T
      'Tis now | near night.
 
CAPULET
                              T     2       ,       ,
                            Tush,| I will stir | about,
           ,       ,                ,       ,      2       ,
      And all | things shall | be well,| I war|rant thee wife:
           ,        ,   2     ,         ,        ,
30    Go thou | to Ju|liet, help | to deck | up her;
            ,        ,        ,      ,          ,
      I'll not | to bed | tonight;| let me | alone;
             ,          ,     ,               ,          ,
      I'll play | the house|wife for | this once.| What ho?
                  ,    ,          ,          ,        ,
      They are / all forth.| Well I | will walk | myself
           ,      ,     3  3    ,          ,
      To Coun|ty Pa|ris, to prepare | him up
      <-    ,         ,       o        ,         ,          ,
35      Against || tomor|row:   | my heart | is won|drous light,
              ,          ,         ,        ,        ,
      Since^this | same^way|ward girl | is so | reclaimed.
 
[Exeunt]

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