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SC. V.
47
ROMEO AND JULIET

Is it e'en so?[E 1] Why then, I thank you all;
I thank you, honest gentlemen; good night.—
More torches here!—Come on, then[C 1] let's to bed.
Ah, sirrah, by my fay, it waxes late; 129
I'll to my rest.[Exeunt all but Juliet and Nurse.

Jul. Come hither, nurse.[E 2] What is yond gentleman?
Nurse. The son and heir of old Tiberio.
Jul. What's he that now is going out of door?
Nurse. Marry, that, I think, be[C 2] young Petruchio.
Jul. What's he that follows there,[C 3] that would not dance? 135
Nurse. I know not.
Jul. Go, ask his name.—If he be married,
My grave is like to be my wedding[C 4] bed.[E 3]
Nurse. His name is Romeo, and a Montague;
The only son of your[C 5] great enemy. 140
Jul. My only love sprung from my only hate!
Too early seen unknown, and known too late!
Prodigious[E 4] birth of love it is to me,
That I must love a loathed enemy.
Nurse. What's this? what's this?
Jul. A rhyme I learn'd[C 6] even now. 145
Of one I danced withal.[One calls within, "Juliet."
  1. 128. on, then] Q, F; on, then, Dyce; on then, Camb.
  2. 134. Marry … be] Q, F; That as I think is Q1.
  3. 135. there] Q1; here Q, F.
  4. 138. wedding] Q, wedded F.
  5. 140. your] Q, F; our Ff 2–4.
  6. 145. learn'd] Q, learne F.

    have a delicate banquet, with abundance of wine." See Taming of the Shrew, V. ii. 9.

  1. 126. e'en so?] Q1 has stage-direction, "They whisper in his eare," i.e. their reasons for going.
  2. 131. Come hither, nurse] The dialogue between Juliet and Nurse was suggested by Brooke's poem.
  3. 137, 138. If … bed] Uttered to herself, while the Nurse makes inquiry.
  4. 143. Prodigious] Portentous, as in Midsummer Night's Dream, V. i. 419.