Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies and Poems Volume 5
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...and every thing in extremity. I must hence to wait; I beBeech you, follow straight. La. Cap. We follow thee. Exit Servant. Juliet, the county stays. Nurse. Go, girl, seek happy nights to happy days. Exeunt. Scene IV. A street. Enter Romeo, Mercutio, Benvolio, tenth Jive or six Maskers, Torch-bearers, and others. Rom. What, shall this speech be spoke for our excuse? Or shall wo on without apology? Ben. The date is out of such prolixity: We 'll have no Cupid hoodwink'd with a scarf, Bearing a Tartar's painted bow of lath, Scaring the ladies like a crow-keeper; Nor no without-book prologue, faintly spoke After the prompter, for our entrance: But let them measure us by what they will; We 'll measure them a measure, and be gone. 10 Rom. Give me a torch: I am not for this ambling; Being but heavy, I will bear the light. Mer. Nay, gentle Romeo, we must have you dance. Rom. Not I, believe me: you have dancing shoes With nimble soles: I have a soul of lead So stakes me to the ground I cannot move. Mer. You are a lover; borrow Cupid's wings, And soar with them above a common bound. crow-keeper--& wretched, ragged, living scare-crow. i entrance: as if euter-ance. Rom. I am too sore enpierced with his shaft To soar with his light feathers, and so bound, 20 I cannot bound a pitch above dull woe: Under love's heavy burthen do I sink. Mer. And, to sink in it, should you burthen love; Too great oppression for a tender thing. Rom. Is love a tender thing? it is too rough, Too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like thorn. Mer. If love be rough with you, be rough with love; Prick love for pricking, and you beat love down. Give me a case to put my visage in: Puts on a mask. A visor for a visor! what care I 30 What curious eye doth quote deformities? Here are...
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