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Romeo and Juliet: Act 4, Scene 4

Romeo and Juliet
Act 4, Scene 4

A hall in Capulet’s house.

  1. Enter lady of the house Lady Capulet and Nurse with herbs.

Lady Capulet

2
  1. Hold, take these keys and fetch more spices, nurse.

Nurse

3
  1. They call for dates and quinces in the pastry.
  1. Enter old Capulet.

Capulet

5 - 8
  1. Come, stir, stir, stir! The second cock hath crowed,
  2. The curfew-bell hath rung, ’tis three a’ clock.
  3. Look to the bak’d meats, good Angelica,
  4. Spare not for cost.

Nurse

9 - 11
  1.                     Go, you cot-quean, go,
  2. Get you to bed. Faith, you’ll be sick tomorrow
  3. For this night’s watching.

Capulet

12 - 13
  1. No, not a whit. What, I have watch’d ere now
  2. All night for lesser cause, and ne’er been sick.

Lady Capulet

14 - 15
  1. Ay, you have been a mouse-hunt in your time,
  2. But I will watch you from such watching now.
  1. Exeunt Lady Capulet and Nurse.

Capulet

17 - 20
  1. A jealous hood, a jealous hood!
  2. Enter three or four Servingmen with spits and logs and
  3. baskets.
  4. Now, fellow, what is there?

First Servingman

21
  1. Things for the cook, sir, but I know not what.

Capulet

22 - 25
  1. Make haste, make haste.
  2. Exit First Servant.
  3.                         Sirrah, fetch drier logs.
  4. Call Peter, he will show thee where they are.

Second Servingman

26 - 27
  1. I have a head, sir, that will find out logs,
  2. And never trouble Peter for the matter.

Capulet

28 - 41
  1. Mass, and well said, a merry whoreson, ha!
  2. Thou shalt be logger-head.
  3. Exit Second Servant.
  4.                            Good faith, ’tis day.
  5. The County will be here with music straight,
  6. For so he said he would.
  7. Play music within.
  8.                          I hear him near.
  9. Nurse! Wife! What ho! What, nurse, I say!
  10. Enter Nurse.
  11. Go waken Juliet, go and trim her up,
  12. I’ll go and chat with Paris. Hie, make haste,
  13. Make haste, the bridegroom he is come already,
  14. Make haste, I say.
  1. Exit.
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