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Benvolio

Romeo and Juliet

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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Act 1
Scene 1
Line 118

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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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Act 1
Scene 2
Line 47

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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.
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No, ’tis not so deep as a well,
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Act 3
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Line 93

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A Plague and a Scourge