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The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet

By Shakespeare, William

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Title: The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet  
Author: Shakespeare, William
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Literature & drama
Collections: Classic Literature Collection, DjVu Editions Classic Literature
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Excerpt: The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet; Actus Primus -- Scoena Prima -- Enter Sampson and Gregory, with Swords and Bucklers, of the House of Capulet. Sampson. Gregory: A my word wee?l not carry coales. Greg. No, for then we should be Colliars. Samp. I mean, if we be in choller, wee?l draw. Greg. I, While you live, draw your necke out o?th Collar. Samp. I strike quickly, being mov?d. Greg. But thou art not quickly mov?d to strike. Samp. A dog of the house of Mountague, moves me. Greg. To move, is to stir: and to be valiant, is to stand: Therefore, if thou art mov?d, thou runst away. Samp. A dogge of that house shall move me to stand. I will take the wall of any Man or Maid of Mountagues. Greg. That shewes thee a weake slave, for the wea-kest goes to the wall. Samp. True, and therefore women being the weaker Vessels, are ever thrust to the wall: therefore I will push Mountagues men from the wall, and thrust his Maides to the wall. Greg. The Quarrell is betweene our Masters, and us |(their men. Samp. ?Tis all one, I will shew my selfe a tyrant: when I have fought with the men, I will bee civill with the Maids, and cut off their heads. Greg. The heads of the Maids? Sam. I, the heads of the Maids, or their Maiden- heads, Take it in what sence thou wilt. Greg. They must take it sence, that feele it. Samp. Me they shall feele while I am able to stand: And ?tis knowne I am a pretty peece of flesh. Greg. ?Tis well thou art not Fish: If thou had?st, thou had?st beene poore John. Draw thy Toole, here comes of the House of the Mountagues. Enter two other Servingmen. Sam. My naked weapon is out: quarrel, I wil back thee Gre. How? Turne thy backe, and run. Sam. Feare me not.

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Table of Contents: The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet, 1 -- Actus Primus. Scoena Prima., 1


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