romeo and Juliet quotable quote cards act 1- 3

act 3 Mercutio p. 633 lines 37-38And but one word with one of us! Couple it with something; make it a word and a blow.Mercutio taunts Tybalt. He tries to engage him in a fight.
act 3Mercutio p. 633 line 710 calm, dishonorable , vile submission!Mercutio is upset that Romeo won’t accept Tybalt’s challenge. Mercutio decides to fight Tybalt himself which leads to Mercutio’s death.
act 3Mercutio p. 635 lines 88-89A plague a’ both houses! I am sped. Is he gone and hath nothing? Mercutio curses the Montague and Capulet families. If not for their feud, he would not be dying.Tybalt is unharmed.
act 3Mercutio p. 635 lines 94-95Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man. Pun. “Grave” can mean “serious” or” dead” . Mercutio will be dead soon. He jokes even when facing death.
act 3Romeo p. 636 line 115-116This day’s black fate on moe days doth depend; this but begins the woe others must end!The future will be affected by today’s events. Foreshadowing.
act 3Romeo p 636 line 132O, I am fortune’s fool!Romeo says he is a victim of fate. This continues the theme of fate controlling life.
act 3Lady Capulet p. 637 line 145For blood of ours shed blood of MontagueLady Capulet wants revenge for Tybalt’s death. She believes Romeo should be put to death,
act 3Lady Capulet p 637 line 177Romeo slew Tybalt; Romeo must not liveLady Capulet wants justice for Tybalt’s death. She reminds the Prince what Romeo’s punishment should be.
act 3prince p 638 lines 182-183And for that offenseImmediately we do exile him hence.The Prince banished Romeo from Verona. He shows mercy because Romeo avenged Mercutio’s death, and Mercutio was a relative of the Prince.
act 3Juliet p 642 lines 112-113″Tybalt is dead, and Romeo-banished. that “banished,” that one word “banished,”Juliet says that banishment is worse than death.
act 3Friar p 646 lines 109-110Hold thy desperate hanu.Art thou a man? Thy form cries out thou art; Thy tears are womanishMan up! Friar scolds Romeo and tells him his expression of grief and anger are inappropriate.
act 3Juliet p.649 scene 5 lines l-3Wilt thou be gone? It is not yet near day.It was the nightingale, and not the lark,That pierc’d the fearful hollow of thine ear.Juliet is reluctant to admit that it is almost morning. She does not want Romeo to leave.
act 3Juliet p. 652 lines 54-57O God, I have an ill -divining soul! Methinks I see thee, now thou art so low,As one dead in the bottom of a tomb.Either my eyesight fails, or thou lookest pale.Foreshadowing. As Romeo descends the ladder from her balcony, Juliet thinks he looks as if he is dead in the bottom of a tomb.
act 3Capulet p.654 line 160Hang thee, young baggage! Disobedient wretch!Lord Capulet is angry with Juliet for refusing to marry Paris, He tells her to marry him on Thursday , or he will disown her.
Act 2Romeo pg 609 lines 1He jests at scars that never felt a woundRomeo is no loner sad about Rosealine
Act 2 Romeo pg 609 lines 2-3 But soft! WHat light through yonder window breaks? It is the East, and Juliet is the sun!Romeo sees Juliet standing on her balcony. He comments on her beauty. In a metaphor, he compares her to light.
Act 2Juliet p 610 lines 33-36 O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy name; Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I’ll no longer be a Capulet.Why are you Romeo and a Montague? Juliet bemoans the fact that she is in love with her enemy. Yet, she will give up her name to be with him.
act 2Juliet pg 610 liness 43-44What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet.It does not matter what Romeo’s name is. Juliet loves him for who he is.
act 2Romeo p 612 lines 77-78My life were better ended by their hate than death prorogued, wanting of thy love.Romeo would rather be caught and killed by Juliet’s father than live without her love
Act 2Juliet p 613 lines 109 – 111O, swear not by the moon, th’ inconstant moon, That monthly changes in her circle orb, Lest that thy love prove likewise variableJuliet does not want Romeo to swear by the moon because the moon changes, and she does not want Romeo’s love for her to change
Act 2Juliet p 613 lines 117- 120I have no joy of this contract tonight. It is too rash, too unadvis’d, too sudden;Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be Ere one can say it lightens. Sweet, good night!Juliet shows some rational thinking and says that they are rushing into things. She says that they should slow down and see how things go.
Act 2Juliet p 614 lines 133-135My bounty is as boundless as the sea,My love as deep; the more I give to thee,the more I have, for both are infinite.Juliet says that her love for Romeo is strong and endless.Simile.
Act 2Juliet p 614 lines 143-145Three words, dear Romeo, and good night indeed. If that thy bent of love be honorable,Thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow, By one that I’ll procure to come to thee,Juliet says that if Romeo plans to marry her she will send a messenger to him tomorrow to find out the wedding plans.
Act 2Juliet p 615 lines 184-185Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow. That I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.Juliet says goodnight to Romeo. She does not want to say goodbye to him.
act 2Friar pg 618 lines 65-68Holy Saint Francis! What a change is here!Is Rosaline, that thou didst love so dear,So soon forsaken? Young men’s love then lies Not truly in their hearts, but in their eyesFriar Lawrence scolds Romeo for changing his mind about who he loves so quickly. He says Romeo is attracted to physical beauty, not to who the person really is.
act 2Friar p 618 line 94Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.Friar Lawerence tells Romeo to take things slowly. If you rush things might go wrong. Foreshadowing
act 2Mercutio p 619 line 19-20More than Prince of Cats.” O he’s the courageous captain of compliments. He fights as you sing prick- songMercutio says that Tybalt is a very good duelist- a good swordsman.
act 2Nurse p 627 lines 67-68Then hie you hence to Friar Lawrence’ cell;There stays a husband to make you a wife.The nurse delivers the plans for the wedding to Juliet. Friar Lawrence will marry them in his office. Romeo is waiting for her there.
act 2Friar p 628 line 9These violent delights have violent endsExtreme joy can end badly. Foreshadowing
act I Benvolio Pg 584 lines 63-64I do not keep the peace. Put up thy sword, Or manage it to part these men with me.I am trying to stop the fight. Put your sword away or use it to help me. This shows Benvolio and Tybalt as foils.
act IPrince p. 585 lines 91-92If ever you disturb our streets again, Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.Anyone caught fighting in the streets again will be punished by death. Foreshadowing.
act INurse p. 595 lines 75-76A man, young lady! Lady, such a man As all the world– Why, he’s a man of wax.The nurse comments on how handsome Paris is.
act IMercutio p. 596 lines 27-28If love be rough with you, be rough with love. Prick love for pricking, and you beat love down.If love plays rough with you, play rough with love. Mercutio suggests that Romeo cure himself of his depression by becoming interested in another girl.
act IRomeo p. 599 lines 106-107I fear, too early; for my mind misgives Some consequences yet hanging in the starsRomeo has a feeling that some consequence of fate will occur at the party and lead to his premature death. Foreshadowing. Theme of fate controlling life.
act IRomeo p. 601 lines 50-51Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.Romeo says that he didn’t know what love was until now. He has never seen anyone as beautiful as this woman (Juliet). Characterization. Romeo is impulsive.
act IRomeo p. 604 lines 116-117Is she a Capulet? O dear account! My life is my foe’s debt.Romeo finds out that she is a Capulet. He says that his life now belongs to his enemy. This establishes conflict.
act IJuliet p. 605 lines 133- 134– If he be married, My grave is like to be my wedding bedIf he is already married, then I will die without loving or marrying anyone else. Juliet wants no one but him.
act I Nurse P.605 lines 134-135His name is Romeo, and a Montague,The only son of your great enemy.The nurse tell Juliet that Romeo is a Montague and her enemy. This establishes conflict.