Romeo and Juliet Quote Packet

A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life… Speaker:chorusSpoken to: audienceMeaning: That the two loves are destined for bad things
What, drawn, and talk of peace? I hate the word/As I hate hell, all montagues, and thee. Speaker: TybaltSpoken to: BenvolioMeaning: That tybalt is a very angry guy and would rather fight then have peace.
If ever you disturb our streets again,/your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace. speaker: Princespoken to: Capulets & MontaguesMeaning: (the familys have fought 3 times before) If the familys fight again they will be killed for disturbing the peace
Many a morning hath he there been seen,/With tears augmenting the fresh morning’s dew. Speaker: ?Spoken to: Lady MontagueMeaning That he often sees Romeo walking around the town crying. (Romeo is very emotional)
Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love,/Why, then, O brawling love, O loving hate,/O anything, of nothing first created!/O heavy likeness, serious vanity. Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: BenvolioMeaning: Romeo uses many Oxymorons to describe love. Showing that he thinks love is very good, and at the same time very bad.
She’ll not be hit/with Cupid’s arrow Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: BenvolioMeaning: Romeo is saying that Rosaline will never fall in love because she has taken a vow to live a chased life .(no sex)
B y giving liberty unto thine eyes./Examine other beauties. Speaker: BenvolioSpoken to: RomeoMeaning: Benvolio is saying that he should look for a differant girl and that will make him feel better.
The earth hath swallowed all my hopes but she;/She is the hopeful lady of my earth. Speaker: Lord CapuletSpoken to: Paris:All of my other children have died and juliet is my last child alive. (This shows that Lord capulet wants to wait longer before Juliet gets married)
At this ancient feast ofCapulet’s/Sup the fair Rosaline whom thou so lovest,/With all the admired beauties of Verona… Compare her face with some that I shall show,/ And I will amke thee think thy swan a crow. Speaker: BenvolioSpoken to: RomeoMeaning: that Benvolio and Romeo will go to the Capulet’s party and Benvolio with compare other girls to Rosaline and show Romeo that there are more beautiful girls then Rolaline.
A man, young lady! Lady, such a man/ As all the world-Why, he’s a man of wax! Speaker: NurseSpoken to: JulietMeaning: The nurse is telling Juliet is a very good looking man
Read o’er the volume of Paris’ face/And find delight writ there with beauty’s pen. Speaker: Lady CapuletSpoken to: JulietMeaning: That Juliet needs to study Paris and she if she loves him, by looking at his body and into his eyes.
O, then Queen Mab hath been with you…. And True, I talk of dreams/which and the children of an idle brain. Speaker:MercutioSpoken to: RomeoMeaning: Mercutio is telling Romeo that his dream means nothing and that people dream what ever they want.
…for my mind misgives/Some consequence yet hanging in the stars/Shall bitterly begin his fearful date/With this night revels and expire the term/Of a despised life, closed in my breast,/By some vile forgeit of untimely death. Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: Benvolio & MercutioMeaning: Romeo dremp that going to the party would cause bad things to happen, and will cause someone an untimely death.
What lady is that, which doth enrich the hand of yonder night? Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: ServingmanMeaning: Romeo sees Juliet and forgets all about Rosaline.
O, which doth teach the tourches to burn bright!/It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night/As a rih jewel in an Ethipo’s ear. Speaker: RomeoSpokn to: ServingmanMeaning: Romeo is saying that the girl (Juliet) sticks out among the croud because she is so beautiful.
Fetch me my rapier, boy. What! Dares the slave/Come hither, covered with an antic fact/To fleer and scorn at our solemnity? Speaker: TybaltSpoken to: BoyMeaning: That Tybalt is very angry that Romeo would show up at the Capulet’s party and that Tybalt wants to kill Romeo.
If I profane with my unworthiest hand/This holy shrine, the gentile sin is this:/My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand/To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: JulietMeaning: Romeo says that Juliet is like a holy thing and that he is not even worthy to touch her.
My only love sprung from my only hate! Speaker: JulietSpoken to: NurseMeaning: That Juliet is in love with a Montague, her familys enemy and family she hates.
If ove be blind, love cannot hit the mark Speaker: MercutioSpoken to: BenvolioMeaning: that Romeo knows nothing about love
But soft! What liht through yonder window breaks?/It is the east and Juliet is the sun… Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: HimselfMeaning: Romeo sees Juliet is her window and compares her to the sun
O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?/Deny thy father and refuse thy name. Speaker: JulietSpoken to: RomeoMeaning: Juliet is asking why Romeo must be a Montague, and that he should deny his family and stay with her.
What’s in a name? That which we call a rose/By anyother name would smell as sweet. Speaker: JulietSpoken to: RomeoMeaning: Why does a name matter? If you called a rose something else it would be just as good.
This bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath,/May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet. Speaker JulietSpoken to: RomeoMeaning: That Juliet thiks their love will be even greater next time they are together
Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow… Speaker: JulietSpoken to: RomeoMeaning: that it is very sad that they must leave, but at least they were together.
Within the infant rind of this weak flower/Poison hath residence and medicine power;/For this, being smelt, with that part cheers each part/Being tasted,stays all senses with the heart. Speaker: Friar LaurenceSpoken to: HimselfMeaning: This love is both good and bad but hopefully the good outweighs the bad.
In one aspect I’ll thy assistant be;/For this alliance may so happy prove/To turn your household’s rancor to pure love. Speaker: Friar L.Spoken to: RomeoThe friar will only hep Romeo because he thinks it might cause the 2 familys to stop fighting and love each other.
Wisely and slow. They stumble who run fast. Speaker: Friar L.Spoken to: RomeoMeaning: that is you go to fast and dont thing thinks through, then bad things will happen.
The hie hence to Friar Laurence’s cell;/There stays a husband to make you a wife. Speaker: NurseSpoken to: JulietMeaning: go to Friar L.’s cell Romeo waits there to marry you.
These violent delights have violent ends/And in their triumph die, like fire and powder Speker: Friar L.Spoken to: RomeoMeaning: These passionate feelings could cause bad things to happen.
I do prtest, I never injured thee,/ But love thee better than thou cnst devise,/Till then shalt thou know the reason of my love… Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: TybaltMeaning: Romeo is telling Tybalt that he doesnt hate him, but he loves him, but he cannot yet tell him why.
A plague o. both your houses! I am sped. Speaker: MercutioSpoken to: RomeoMeaning: Curse both of your familys, for your fighting has caused me to die.
Alive, in triumph, and Mercutio slain?/Away to heaven respective lenity… Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: TybaltMeaning: You are alive and caused Mercutio to die? He is off to heaven.
I have an inte=rest in your hat’s proceedings/My blood for your rude brawls doth lie a bleeding! Speaker: PrinceSpoken to: Both Families
Gallop apace, you fiery-footed steeds./Towards Phoebus’ lodging. Speaker: JulietSpoken to: HerselfMeaning: She wants th sun to go down so that she can see Romeo. (she uses an allusion that mentions a greek god that pulled the sun across the sky)
Give me my Romeo; and when I shall die,/Take him and cut him out in little stars,/And he will make the face of heaven so fine/Thatall the world will be in love with night… Speaker: JulietSpoken to: HerslefMeaning: When Romeo dies he should become a constilation so that everyone will love and look forward to the night just like she does.
O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face!/Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave! Speaker: JulietSpoken to: NurseMeaning: she is asking how something as beautiful as Romeo could do something as evil as kill Tybalt
But, wherefore, villain, didst thou kill my husband?/That villain cousin would have killed my husband/ Speaker: JulietSpoken to: NurseMeaning: That if Romeo didnt kill Tybalt, then Tybalt would have killed Romeo.
There is no world without Verona walls,/But purgatory, orture, hell itslef. Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: Friar L.Meaning: Romeo would have no life outside of Verona because he would not have Juliet and it would be torture or hell.
O furtune, fortune! All men call the fickle Speaker: JulietSpoken to: Herself (fate)Meaning: Juliet wants fate to stop forcing Her to be without romeo
Go counselor;/Thy and my bosom hencefoth shall be twain./I/ll to the friea to know his remidy Speaker: JulietSpoken to: nurse (aside)Meaning: Go nurse, I will tell you no more of my secrets
On Thursday, sir? The time is very short. Speaker: Friar L.Spoken to: ParisMeaning: Friar thinks it is too soon because he needs to figure out what to do with Romeo/
Take then this vial, being then in bed,/And this distilled liquor drink thou off… Speaker: Friar L.Spoken to: JulietMeaning: Juliet is to drink a poisin that will make her seem dead in the morning when Paris comes to get her.
I’ll send a friar with speed/To mantua, with my letter to thy lord. Speaker: Friar L.Spoken to: JulietMeaning: That the Friar will send another friar with a message telling Romeo of their plan.
PArdon, I beseech you! Henceforward I am Ruled by you. Speaker: JulietSpoken to: Lord Capuletmeaning: Juliet is tricking her father into thinking that she will do what ever he says from now on, but really she just says this so the friars plan will work.
Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again. I have a faint, cold fear thrills through my veins. Speaker: JulietSpoken to: Herself (aside)Meaning: Goodbye, will will probly never see each other agai, and i am scared to do what i must do.
My dismal scence I needs must act alone Speaker: JulietSpoken to: HerselfMeaning: That she must be alone when she drinks it. (this shows us how strong Juliet is)
Death likes on her like an untimelt frost/Upon the sweetest flower of all the field. Speaker: Lord CapuletSpoken to: Lady Capulet & NurseMeaning: She has died to early like a beautiful flower is killed when a late frost comes in spring.
All things that we ordained festive,/Turn from this office to black funeral. Speaker: Lord CapuletSpoken to: Friar L.Meaning: He is telling the friar to change all of the wedding things into funeral things.
Then she is well and nothing can be ill./Her body sleeps in capel’s monument,/And her immortal part with angels lives. Speaker: BalthzarSpoken to: RomeoMeaning: He is telling Romeo that Juliet is dead and in a tomb. And that she is in heaven with the angels.
The I defy you stars. Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: Himself (fate)Meaning: ?
…let me have a dram of poisin, such soon-speeding gear/As will disperse itself through all the ceins. Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: ApothecaryMeaning: Romeo is trying to buy a fast acting poisin from an Apothocary( a person who can sell medicine but cannot legaly sell poison)
Unhappy fortune! By my brotherhood,/the letter was not nice, but full of charge,/Of dear import. Speaker: Friar LaurenceSpoken to: Friar JohnMeaning: The letter that friar John could not get to Romeo was VERY importand, and now bad things might happen.
Sweet flower, with flowers thy bridal bed I strew Speaker: ParisSpoken to: HimselfMeaning: PAris was at Juliets tomb to bring flowers and to morn her death. (this shows that Paris truely loved Juliet also)
Thou detestable maw, thou womb of death,/Gorged with the dearest morsel of the earth,/Thus i enforce thy rotten jaws open,/And in despite I’ll cram thee with more food Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: Himself (the tomb)Meaning: Romeo compares the tomb to a stomach or womb, that has already consumded Juliet, and he will force it open and go in and kill himself.
O give my thy hand,/One write with me in sour misfortue’s book. Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: Paris’ dead bodyMeaning: Romeo finds out that Paris also loves Juliet and that they both have the same problem.
Will I shake the yoke of inauspicious stars/From this world-wearied flesh…/O true apothecary!/Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss i die. Speaker: RomeoSpoken to: Juliet’s “dead” body (himself)Meaning: Romeo will get rid of his bad fortune by dieing.
O Churl! Drunk all, and left no friendly drop/To help me after?…O happy dagger!/This is thy sheath: there rust, and let me die! Speaker: JulietSpoken to: Romeo’s Dead body (herself)Meaning: She asks why Romeo left no poisin for her. Then she sees his dagger and decides to kill herslef with that instead.
Come, Montague, for thou are early up/To see thy son and heir more early dowm. Speaker: ?Spoken to: ?Meaning: ?
Capulet! Montague!/See, what scrouge is laid upon your hate… Speaker: PrinceSpoken to: Capulet & MontagueMeaning: Prince asks if they now see what their hate has caused to happen.
The sun, for sorrow, will not show his head…For never was a story of more woe/This this of Juliet and her Romeo Speaker: Chorus?Spoken to” audience?Meaning: this is the end of a play, and there is no story more saddening then this.

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