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Benvolio

Romeo and Juliet

Gregory, on my word we’ll not carry coals.

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Sampson
Gregory, on my word we’ll not carry coals.
Gregory
No, for then we should be colliers.
Sampson
I mean, an we be in choler, we’ll draw.
Gregory
Ay, while you live, draw your neck out of collar.

No, sir, I do not bite my thumb at you,
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O, where is Romeo? Saw you him today?

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Lady Montague
O, where is Romeo? Saw you him today?
Right glad I am he was not at this fray.
Benvolio
Madam, an hour before the worshiped sun
Peered forth the golden window of the east,
A troubled mind drove me to walk abroad,
Where underneath the grove of sycamore
That westward rooteth from this city side,
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Good morrow, cousin

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Benvolio
Good morrow, cousin.
Romeo
Is the day so young?
Benvolio
But new struck nine.
Romeo
Ay me, sad hours seem long.
Was that my father that went hence so fast?
Benvolio
It was. What sadness lengthens Romeo’s hours?
Romeo
Not having that which,
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Tut, man, one fire burns out another’s burning

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Tut, man, one fire burns out another’s burning,Analogy
One pain is less’ned by another’s anguish;Analogy
Turn giddy, and be holp by backward turning;Analogy
One desperate grief cures with another’s languish:Analogy
Take thou some new infection to thy eye,
And the rank poison of the old will die.

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I am hurt. A plague o’ both houses!

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Mercutio
I am hurt.
A plague o’ both houses! I am sped.
Is he gone and hath nothing?
Benvolio
What, art thou hurt?
Mercutio
Ay, ay, a scratch, a scratch. Marry, ’tis enough.
Where is my page?—Go, villain, fetch a surgeon.
   Page exits.

No, ’tis not so deep as a well,
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A Plague and a Scourge