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These violent delights have violent ends

Friar Lawrence
These violent delights have violent ends,
And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,
Which as they kiss consume.Simili
The sweetest honey
Is loathsome in his own deliciousness,
And in the taste confounds the appetite.Metaphor

Therefore love moderately: long love doth so;
Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.

They are but beggars that can count their worth,
But my true love is grown to such excess
I cannot sum up sum of half my wealth.

 Enter Juliet.
Here comes the lady. O, so light a foot
Will ne’er wear out the everlasting flint.
A lover may bestride the gossamers
That idles in the wanton summer air,
And yet not fall, so light is vanity.
Juliet
Good even to my ghostly confessor.
Friar Lawrence
Romeo shall thank thee, daughter, for us both.
Juliet
As much to him, else is his thanks too much.
Romeo
Ah, Juliet, if the measure of thy joy
Be heaped like mine, and that thy skill be more
To blazon it, then sweeten with thy breath
This neighbor air, and let rich music’s tongue
Unfold the imagined happiness that both
Receive in either by this dear encounter.
Juliet
Conceit, more rich in matter than in words,
Brags of his substance, not of ornament.
They are but beggars that can count their worth,
But my true love is grown to such excess
I cannot sum up sum of half my wealth.
Friar Lawrence
Come, come with me, and we will make short work,
For, by your leaves, you shall not stay alone
Till Holy Church incorporate two in one.
 They exit.

 

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Act 2
Scene 6
Line 9

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