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Romeo & Juliet - a Book of Quotes

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Essay title: Romeo & Juliet - a Book of Quotes

Romeo & Juliet:

A Book of Quotes

By Jonathan Olivera

Act I

One fire burns out another's burning,

One pain is lessen'd by another's anguish;

Turn giddy, and be holp by backward turning;

One desperate grief cures with another's languish.

Is love a tender thing? it is too rough,

Too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like thorn.

If love be rough with you, be rough with love;

Prick love for pricking, and you beat love down.

But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks?

It is the east, and Juliet is the sun!

Act II

O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?

Deny thy father and refuse thy name;

Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love,

And I'll no longer be a Capulet.

What's in a name? That which we call a rose,

By any other word would smell as sweet.

Love goes toward love, as schoolboys from their books,

But love from love, toward school with heavy looks.

Good-night, good-night! Parting is such sweet sorrow

That I shall say

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