English Romeo and Juliet Quotes

“what, art thou drawn among these heartless hinds? turn thee, Benvolio; look upon thy death speaker- Tybaltspeaking to- Benvolio, Sampson, Gregorymeaning- fight me Benvoliosetting- after Benvolio stops fight between Sampson and Gregory
“no, sir i do not bite my thumb at you, sir, but i do bite my thumb sir” speaker- Sampsonspeaking to- Abrahmmeaning- biting his thumb to make fun of himsetting- beginning of the play when the Capulets and Montagues meet
“if ever you disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace” speaker- the Princespeaking to- Capulets and Montaguesmeaning- if you fight again you’ll be executedsetting- after the fight between the Capulets and Montagues
“My child is yet a stranger in the world. she hath not seen the change of fourteen years” speaker- Capuletspeaking to- Parismeaning- Juliet is too young setting- Paris asks Juliets hand in marraige
“i’ll look to like, if looking liking move, but no more deep will i endart mine eye, than you consent gives strength to make it fly” speaker- Julietspeaking to- the nurse and her mommeaning- she doesn’t like him and doesn’t want to marry himsetting- when her mom and nurse ask if she would marry Paris
“is love a tender thing? it is too rough, too rude, toboist’rous, and it pricks like a thorn” speaker- Romeospeaking to- Benvoliomeaning- love is harshsetting- on the beach when Romeo is depressed about Rosaline not loving him back
“and, to say truth, Verona brags of him, to be a virtuous and a well governed youth” speaker- Capuletspeaking to- Tybaltmeaning- Romeo is a good guy leave him besetting- at the party when Tybalt sees Romeo and wants to attack him
“did my heart love till now? foreswear it, sight, for i ne’er saw true beauty till this night” speaker- Romeospeaking to- himselfmeaning- thinks Juliet is the most beautiful thing he’s seensetting- when he first sees Juliet
“well in that hit you miss. she’ll not be hit with Cupid’s arrow. she hath Dian’s wit, an, in strong proof of chasity well armed, from love’s weak childish bow she lives uncharmed speaker- Romeospeaking to- Benvoliomeaning- Rosaline doesn’t like Romeo anymore cuz she wants to be a virgin for lifesetting- at the beach when they are talking
“compare her face with some that i shall show, and i will make thee think thy swan a crow speaker- Benvoliospeaking to- Romeomeaning- saying that Rosaline is uglysetting- after the beach when Benvolio asks Romeo why he’s sad
“thou ilt not fall backward when thou comest to age wilt thou not, Jule? it stinted and said ay” speaker- Nursespeaking to- Juliet and Lady Capuletmeaning- Juilet will have sex when she’s smartersetting- they are trying to convice Juliet to get married

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