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Paradox

O serpent heart, hid with a flow’ring face!

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O serpent heart, hid with a flow’ring face!Paradox
Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave?Metaphor
Beautiful tyrant!Oxymoron Fiend angelical!Oxymoron
Dove-feather’d raven!Oxymoron Wolvish ravening lamb!Oxymoron

Was ever book containing such vile matter
So fairly bound?
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Act 3
Scene 2
Line 79

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Caves, Temples & Palaces, Unhappy Fortune! The Plague in the Plays

Where be these enemies? Capulet! Montague!

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Where be these enemies? Capulet! Montague!
See what a scourge is laid upon your hate,
That heaven finds means to kill your joys with love.Paradox
And I for winking at your discords too
Have lost a brace of kinsmen. All are punish’d.
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Act 5
Scene 3
Line 301

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A Plague and a Scourge, Unhappy Fortune! The Plague in the Plays