Romeo and Juliet Prologue Line by line

Two households, both alike in dignityIn fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Two households, both alike in dignity in fair Verona, where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny,
Two households, both alike in dignityIn fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.From forth the fatal loins of these two foesA pair of star-crossed lovers take their life; Whose misadventures piteous overthrows Doth with their death bury their parents’ strifeThe fearful passage of their death-marked love And the continuance of their parents’ rage,Which, but their children’s end, naught could remove, Is now the two hours’ traffic of our stage;The which, if you with patient ears attend,What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend. Two households, both alike in dignity A u / u / u / u / u/In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, B u / u / u / u / u /From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, A u / u / u / u / u /Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. B u / u / u / u / u /From forth the fatal loins of these two foes C u / u / u / u / u /A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life; Du / u / u / u / u /Whose misadventures piteous overthrows C u / u / u / u / u /Doth with their death bury their parents’ strife. D u / u / u/ u / u /The fearful passage of their death-marked love E u / u / u / u / u /And the continuance of their parents’ rage, F u / u / u / u / u /Which, but their children’s end, naught could remove, E u / u / u / u / . u /Is now the two hours’ traffic of our stage; Fu / u / u / u / u /The which, if you with patient ears attend, G u / u / u / u / u /What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend. G u / u / u / u / u /
Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.From forth the fatal loins of these two foesA pair of star-crossed lovers take their life; Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes, a pair of star-crossed lovers take their life;
Whose misadventures piteous overthrows Doth with their death bury their parents’ strifeThe fearful passage of their death-marked love Whose misadventures piteous overthrows, doth with their death bury their parents’ strife the fearful passage of their death-marked love
And the continuance of their parents’ rage,Which, but their children’s end, naught could remove, Is now the two hours’ traffic of our stage; And the continuance of their parents’ rage, which, but their children’s end, naught could remove, is now the two hours’ traffic of our stage;
The which, if you with patient ears attend,What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend. The which, if you with patient ears attend, what here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend.
Two households, both alike in dignity Two households, both alike in dignity u / u / u / u / u /
In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, u / u / u / u / u /
From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, u / u / u / u / u /
Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. u / u / u / u / u /
From forth the fatal loins of these two foes From forth the fatal loins of these two foes u / u / u / u / u /
A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life; A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life;u / u / u / u / u /
Whose misadventures piteous overthrows Whose misadventures piteous overthrows u / u / u / u / u /
Doth with their death bury their parents’ strife Doth with their death bury their parents’ strife u / u / u/ u / u /
The fearful passage of their death-marked love The fearful passage of their death-marked love u / u / u / u / u /
And the continuance of their parents’ rage, And the continuance of their parents’ rage, u / u / u / u / u /
Which, but their children’s end, naught could remove, Which, but their children’s end, naught could remove, u / u / u / u / . u /
Is now the two hours’ traffic of our stage; Is now the two hours’ traffic of our stage;u / u / u / u / u /
The which, if you with patient ears attend, The which, if you with patient ears attend, u / u / u / u / u /
What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend. What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend. u / u / u / u / u /

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