Romeo and Juliet (speakers edition)

Chorus, audience “Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break ti new mutiny, where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.” ______________ is speaking to _______________.
Sampson, Gregory “Tis all one, I will show myself a tyrant, When I have fought with the men, I will be cruel with the maids.” _________________ is speaking to ________________.
Prince, Montague and Capulet “Rebellious subjects, enemies to peace, Profaners of this neighbor-stained steel- Will they not hear? What ho! You men, you beasts, that quench the fire of your pernicious rage with purple fountains issuing from your veins! On pain of torture, from those bloody hands throw your mistempered weapons to the ground.” ___________________ speaking to _____________________
Montague, Benvolio “But he, his own affections’ counselor, is to himself – I will not say how true – but to himself so secret and so close, so far from sounding and discovery, as is the bud bit with an envious worm ere he can spread his sweet leaves to the air or dedicate his beauty to the sun.” _________________ speaking to _______________.
Romeo, Benvolio Well, in that hit you miss. She’ll not be hit with Cupid’s arrow. She hath Dian’s wit, and, in strong proof of chastity well armed, from love’s weak childish blow she lives uncharmed. She will not stay the siege of loving terms, nor bide the encounter of assailing eyes, nor ope her lap to saint-seducing gold.” __________________ speaking to ______________.
Benvolio, Romeo “By giving liberty unto thine eyes. Examine other beauties.” __________________ speaking to __________________.
Capulet, Paris “My will to her consent is but a part, An she agree, within her scope of choice lies my consent and fair according voice. This night I hold an old accustomed feast whereto I have invited many guest, such as I love; and you among the store, one more, most welcome, makes my number more.” _____________________ speaking to ______________________.
Peter, Romeo “Now I’ll tell you without asking. My master is the great rich Capulet; and if you be not of the house of Montagues, I pray come and crush a cup of wine. Rest you merry.” __________________ speaking to ________________.
Benvolio, Romeo “At this same ancient feast of Capulet’s sups the fair Rosaline whom thou so lobes; with all the admired beauties of Verona. Go thither, and with unattained eye, compare her face with some that I shall show, and I will make thee think thy swan a crow.” ___________________ speaking to _______________.
Lady Capulet, Juliet “And find delight writ there with beauty’s pen; examine every married lineament, and see how one another lends content, and what obscured in this fair volume lies find written in the margent of his eyes. This precious book of love, this unbound lover, to beautify him only lacks a cover. The fish lives in the sea, and ’tis much pride for fair without the fair within to hide. That book in many’s eyes doth share the glory, that in gold clasps locks in the golden story.” ____________________ speaking to ______________.
Juliet, Lady Capulet 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.” ________________ speaking to ___________.
Mercutio, Romeo “You are a lover, Borrow Cupid’s wings and soar with them above a common bound. If love be rough to you, be rough with love. Prick love for pricking, and you beat love down. Give me a case to put my visage in. A visor for a visor! What care I what curious eye doth quote deformities? Here are the beetle brows shall blush for me.” _________________ speaking to __________________.
Mercutio, Romeo “O, then I see Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the faeries midwife, and she comes in shape no bigger than an agate stone on the forefinger of an alderman, drawn with a team of little atomies over men’s noses as they lie asleep.” __________________ speaking to _________________.
Romeo, Benvolio “I fear too early; for my mind misgives some consequences yet hanging in the stars shall bitterly begin his fearful date with this night’s revels and expire the term of a despised life, closed in my breast, by some vile forfeit of untimely death.” ___________________ speaking to ______________.
Romeo, serving man It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night as a rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear – Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear! So shows a snowy dove trooping with crows as yonder lady o’er her fellows shows.” __________________ speaking to ___________________.
Capulet, Tybalt ‘A bears him like a portly gentleman, and, to say truth, Verona brags of him to be a virtuous and well-governed youth. I would not for the wealth of all this town here in my house do him disparagement.” _____________________ speaking to ______________.
Tybalt, Capulet “Patience perforce with willful choler meeting makes my flesh tremble in their different greeting. I will withdraw; but this intrusion shall, now seeming sweet, convert to bitt’rest gall.” __________________ speaking to ________________.
Juliet, Juliet “My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late! Prodigious birth of love it is to me that I must love a loathed enemy.” _____________ speaking to ______________.
Mercutio, Benvolio “Speak to my gossip Venus one fair word, one nickname for her purblind son and heir, Young Abraham Cupid, he that show so true when King Cophetua loved the beggar maid!” ____________________ speaking to _______________.
Romeo, no one “Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, who is already sick and pale with grief that thou her maid art far more fair then she. Be not her main, since she is envious.” ___________________ speaking to ________________.
Romeo, audience “Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this?” ________________ speaking to _______________.
Juliet, Romeo “O swear not by the moon, th’ inconstant moon, that monthly changes in her circle orb, Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.” ____________ speaking to ____________.
Juliet, Romeo and nurse “I hear some noise within. Dear love, adieu! Anon, good nurse! Sweet Montague, be true. Stay but a little, I will come again.” ____________ speaking to ______________.
Friar Lawrence, Romeo “Holy Saint Francis! What a change is here! Is Rosaline, that thous didst love so dear, so soon forsaken? O, she knew well thy love did read by rote, that could not spell. But come, young waverer, come go with me. In one respect I’ll thy assistant be; For this alliance may so happy prove to turn your households’ rancor to pure love.” ______________ speaking to ______________.
Mercutio, Benvolio “Alas, poor Romeo, he is already dead; stabbed with a white wenche’s black eye; run through the ear with a love song; the very pin of his heart cleft with the blind bow-boy’s butt-shaft, and is he a man to encounter Tybalt? ______________ speaking to ___________.
Mercutio, Romeo “Why is not this better now than groaning for love? Now art thou sociable, now art though Romeo; now art though what thou art, by art as well as by nature. For this driveling love is like a great natural that runs lolling up and down to hide his bauble in a hole.” _________________ speaking to ____________.
Juliet, Juliet “The clock stuck nine when I did send the nurse; In half an hour she promised to return. Perchance she cannot meet him. That’s not so. O she is lame!” _______________ speaking to _______________.
Nurse, Juliet “He is not the flower of courtesy, but, I’ll warrant him, as gentle as a lamb. Go thy ways, wench; serve God. What, have you dined at home?” ________________ speaking to _____________.
Romeo, Friar Lawrence “That one short minute gives me in her sight. Do thou but close our hands with holy words, then love-devouring death do what he dare – it is enough I may but call her mine.” ____________________ speaking to _______________
Mercutio, Benvolio “Thou are like one of these fellows that, when he enters the confines of a tavern, claps me his sword upon the table and says, ‘God send me no need of thee!’ and by the operation of the second cup draws him on the drawer, when indeed there is no need.” _____________ speaking to ____________
Romeo, 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 tender as dearly as my own, be satisfied.” ____________ speaking to _________________
Romeo, Tybalt and Mercutio “Gentlemen for shame! Forbear this outrage!” ________________ speaking to ___________________
Benvolio, Prince “Tybalt, here slain, whom Romeo’s hand did slay, Romeo, that spoke him fair, bid him bethink how nice the quarrel was, and urged withal our high displeasure.” ___________________ speaking to ______________.
Juliet, Nurse “O serpent heart, hid with a flow’ring face! Did ever the dragon keep so fair a cave? Beautiful tyrant! Fiend angelical! Dove-feathered raven! Wolverish-ravening lamb!” __________________ speaking to ____________.
Capulet, Paris “I will make a desperate tender of my child’s love. I think she will be ruled in alll respecys by me; may more, I doubt it not. Wife go you to her ere you go to bed.” ____________ speaking to _______________.
Juliet, Romeo “It is some meteor that the sun exhales to be to thee this night a torchbearer and light thee on thy way to Mantua. Therefore stay yet; thou need’st not to be gone.” ___________ speaking to ______________.
Juliet, Romeo “As one dead in the bottom of a tomb. Either my eyesight fails, or thou lookest pale.” ______________ speaking to ______________.
Juliet, Lady Capulet “Indeed I shall never be satisfied with Romeo till I behold him – dead – is my poor heart so for a kinsman vexed. Madam if you could find out but a man.” _____________ speaking to _______________.
Capulet, Lady Capulet “Thou counterfeits a bark, a a sea, a wind: for still thy eyes which I may call the sea, do ebb and flow with tears; the bark thy body is, sailing in this salt flood; the winds thy sighs, who raging with thy tears and they with them, without a sudden calm will overset thy tempest-tossed body.” ______________ speaking to ______________.
Juliet, Lady Capulet “Delay this marriage for a month, a week; or if you do not, make the bridal bed in that dim monument where Tybalt lies.” ________________ speaking to _________________.
Nurse, Juliet “As Paris hath. Beshrew my very heart, I think you are happy in this second match, for it excels your first; or if it did not, your first is dead – or ’twere as good he were as living here and you no use of him.” ________________ speaking to _______________.
Juliet, Friar Lawrence “O bid me leap, rather than marry Paris, from off the battlements of any tower, or walk in thievish ways, or bid me lurk where serpents are; chain me with roaring bears, or hide me nightly in a charnel house.” ______________ speaking to _______________.
Friar Lawrence, Juliet “Thou shalt be borne to that same ancient vault where all the kindred of the Capulets lie. In the meantime, against thou shalt awake, shall Romeo by my letters know our drift and hither shall he come and he and I will watch thy waking, and that very night shall Romeo bear thee hence to Mantua. And this shall free thee from this present shame, If no inconstant toy nor womanish fear abate thy valor in the acting it.” ________________ speaking to __________________.
Juliet, Juliet “What if it be poison which the friar subtly hath minist’ red to have me dead, lest in this marriage he should be dishonored because he married me before to Romeo? I fear it is and yet methinks it should not, for he hath still been tried a holy man.” _____________ speaking to ____________.
Friar Lawrence, Capulet “Dry up your tears, and stick your rosemary on this fair corpse, and, as the custom is, and in her best array bear her to church; for though fond nature birds us all lament, yet nature’s tears are reason’s merriment.” _______________ speaking to ______________.
Nurse, Juliet, Capulet, Lady Capulet “What dressed, and in your clothes, and down again? I must needs wake you. Lady! Lady! Lady! Alas, alas! Help, help! My lady’s dead! O wereaday that ever I was born! Some aqua vitae, ho! My lord! My lady!” _______________ speaking to ________________.
Balthasar, Romeo “He body sleeps in Capels’ monument, and her immortal part with angels lives. I saw her laid low in her kindred’s vault and presently took post to tell it you. O, pardon me for bringing these ill news, since you did leave it for my office sir. ” ________________ speaking to ________________.
Apothecary, Romeo “Such mortal drugs I have; but Matua’s law is death to any he that utters them. My poverty but not my will consents.” __________________ speaking to ________________.
Romeo, Apothecary “Farewell. Buy food and get thyself in flesh. Come cordial and not poison, go with me to Juliet’s grave for there must I use thee.” _____________ speaking to ________________.
Friar Lawrence, Friar John “The letter was not nice, but full of charge of dear import and the neglecting it may do much danger. Get me an iron crow and bring it straight unto my cell.” _______________ speaking to _________________.
Romeo, Balthasar “Is partly to behold my lady’s face, but chiefly to take thence from her dead finger a precious ring – a ring that I must use in dear employment. Therefore hence, be gone.” _____________ speaking to _____________.
Paris, Romeo “To the dead bodies. I will apprehend him. Stop thy unhallowed toil vile Montague! Can vengeance be pursued further than death? Condemned villain, I do apprehend thee. Obey, and go with me; for thou must die.” ____________ speaking to _______________.
Romeo, Juliet “Death, that hath sucked the honey of thy breath, Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty. Thou art not conquered. Beauty’s ensign yet is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks, and death’s pale flag is not advanced there.” _______________ speaking to _______________.
Friar Lawrence, Juliet “A greater power than we can contradict hath thwarted our intents. Come, come away. Thy husband in thy bosom there lies dead; and Paris too. Come I’ll dispose of thee among a sisterhood of holy nuns. Stay not in question, for the watch is coming.” ___________ speaking to _____________.
Friar Lawrence, Prince “I will be brief, for my short date of breath is not so long as is a tedious tale.” ______________ speaking to ____________.
Prince, Capulet and Montague “See what a scourge is laid upon your hate, that heaven finds means to kill your joys with love and I, for winking at your discords too, have lost brace of kinsmen. All are punished.” ______________ speaking to ___________.

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