The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

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<BLOCKQUOTE>If my heart e'r loved till now, forswear it sight!<BR>For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night.</BLOCKQUOTE><BLOCKQUOTE>-- Romeo, on his first sight of Juliet (Act 1, Sc. 5)</BLOCKQUOTE><P>Thus is young Romeo smitten in <I>The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet</I>(c. 1595). When the teenage lovers wed in secret, their hope forhappiness is shattered by the death of Juliet's cousin at the hands ofan enraged Romeo, whose best friend the cousin has just slain. Romeo isbanished, and Juliet nearly forced to marry another suitor. Instead, shetakes a potion that will make her appear dead until her husband can cometo free her. Not knowing of the plan, Romeo thinks his beloved dead, anddrinks poison. Juliet, upon wakening, finds Romeo's body, and killsherself with his dagger. Their warring families end their long-standingfeud over the bodies of their dead children.</p>show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Pdm Classics
  • English
  • 0740809253
  • 9780740809255

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