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Romeo and Juliet: Act 4, Scene 2

Romeo and Juliet
Act 4, Scene 2

A hall in Capulet’s house.

  1. Enter Capulet, Mother Lady Capulet, Nurse, and Servingmen,
  2. two or three.

Capulet

3 - 5
  1. So many guests invite as here are writ.
  2. Exit First Servant.
  3. Sirrah, go hire me twenty cunning cooks.

Second Servingman

6 - 7
  1. You shall have none ill, sir, for I’ll try if they can lick
  2. their fingers.

Capulet

8
  1. How canst thou try them so?

Second Servingman

9 - 11
  1. Marry, sir, ’tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own
  2. fingers; therefore he that cannot lick his fingers goes not
  3. with me.

Capulet

12 - 15
  1. Go, be gone.
  2. Exit Second Servant.
  3. We shall be much unfurnish’d for this time.
  4. What, is my daughter gone to Friar Lawrence?

Nurse

16
  1. Ay forsooth.

Capulet

17 - 18
  1. Well, he may chance to do some good on her.
  2. A peevish self-will’d harlotry it is.
  1. Enter Juliet.

Nurse

20
  1. See where she comes from shrift with merry look.

Capulet

21
  1. How now, my headstrong, where have you been gadding?

Juliet

22 - 29
  1. Where I have learnt me to repent the sin
  2. Of disobedient opposition
  3. To you and your behests, and am enjoin’d
  4. By holy Lawrence to fall prostrate here
  5. To beg your pardon.
  6. She kneels down.
  7. Pardon, I beseech you!
  8. Henceforward I am ever rul’d by you.

Capulet

30 - 31
  1. Send for the County, go tell him of this.
  2. I’ll have this knot knit up tomorrow morning.

Juliet

32 - 34
  1. I met the youthful lord at Lawrence’ cell,
  2. And gave him what becomed love I might,
  3. Not stepping o’er the bounds of modesty.

Capulet

35 - 39
  1. Why, I am glad on’t, this is well, stand up.
  2. This is as’t should be. Let me see the County;
  3. Ay, marry, go, I say, and fetch him hither.
  4. Now, afore God, this reverend holy friar,
  5. All our whole city is much bound to him.

Juliet

40 - 42
  1. Nurse, will you go with me into my closet
  2. To help me sort such needful ornaments
  3. As you think fit to furnish me tomorrow?

Lady Capulet

43
  1. No, not till Thursday, there is time enough.

Capulet

44
  1. Go, nurse, go with her, we’ll to church tomorrow.
  1. Exeunt Juliet and Nurse.

Lady Capulet

46 - 47
  1. We shall be short in our provision,
  2. ’Tis now near night.

Capulet

48 - 56
  1.                      Tush, I will stir about,
  2. And all things shall be well, I warrant thee, wife;
  3. Go thou to Juliet, help to deck up her.
  4. I’ll not to bed tonight; let me alone,
  5. I’ll play the huswife for this once. What ho!
  6. They are all forth. Well, I will walk myself
  7. To County Paris, to prepare up him
  8. Against tomorrow. My heart is wondrous light,
  9. Since this same wayward girl is so reclaim’d.
  1. Exeunt.
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