Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Scene 1 Important Quotes

Romeo to Tybalt Tybalt, the reason that I have to love theeDoth much excuse the appertaining rageTo such a greeting. Villain am I none.Therefore, farewell. I see thou know’st me not
Romeo to Tybalt I do protest I never injured thee,But love thee better than thou canst devise,Till thou shalt know the reason of my love.And so, good Capulet—which name I tenderAs dearly as my own—be satisfied.
Mercutio to Romeo/Tybalt I am hurt.A plague o’ both your houses! I am sped.Is he gone and hath nothing?
Mercutio to Romeo No, ’tis not so deep as a well nor so wide as a church-door, but ’tis enough, ’twill serve. Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man. I am peppered, I warrant, for this world. A plague o’ both your houses! Zounds, a dog, a rat, a mouse, a cat to scratch a man to death! A braggart, a rogue, a villain that fights by the book of arithmetic! Why the devil came you between us? I was hurt under your arm.
Romeo to himself This gentleman, the Prince’s near ally,My very friend, hath got his mortal hurtIn my behalf. My reputation stainedWith Tybalt’s slander.—Tybalt, that an hourHath been my kinsman! O sweet Juliet,Thy beauty hath made me effeminateAnd in my temper softened valor’s steel!
Romeo to himself This day’s black fate on more days doth depend.This but begins the woe others must end.
Romeo to Tybalt Alive in triumph—and Mercutio slain!Away to heaven, respective lenity,And fire-eyed fury be my conduct now.Now, Tybalt, take the “villain” back againThat late thou gavest me, for Mercutio’s soulIs but a little way above our heads,Staying for thine to keep him company.Either thou or I, or both, must go with him.
Romeo to himself Oh, I am fortune’s fool!
Prince to Montagues/Capulets And for that offenceImmediately we do exile him hence.I have an interest in your hearts’ proceeding.My blood for your rude brawls doth lie a-bleeding.But I’ll amerce you with so strong a fineThat you shall all repent the loss of mine.I will be deaf to pleading and excuses.Nor tears nor prayers shall purchase out abuses,Therefore use none.

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