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And this distilled liquor drink thou off ;
Ju. Give me, give me! 0, tell me not of fear.
In this resolve: I'll send a friar with speed
help afford. Farewell, dear father!
A room in Capulet's house. Enter CAPULET, LADY CAPULET, NURSE, and
SERVANTS. many guests invite as here are writ.
[Exit Servant. Sirrah, go hire me twenty cunning cooks.
2 Ser. You shall have none ill, sir; for I'll try if they can lick their fingers.
Cap. How canst thou try them so ?
2 Ser. Marry, sir, 'tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers; therefore he that cannot lick his fingers goes not with me. Cap. Go; be gone.
[Exit Servant. We shall be much unfurnish'd for this time. What, is my daughter gone to friar Laurence ?
Nurse. Ay, forsooth.
Enter JULIET. Nurse. See, where she comes from shrift with
Cap. How now, my headstrong! where have you
been gadding? Ju. Where I have learn'd me to repent the sin Of disobedient opposition To you, and your
behests ; 1 and am enjoin'd
Cap. Send for the county; go tell him of this : I'll have this knot knit up to-morrow morning.
Ju. I met the youthful lord at Laurence' cell ;
Ju. Nurse, will you go with me into my closet,
enough. Cap. Go, nurse, go with her: we ’ll to church
to-morrow. [Exeunt Juliet and Nurse. L. Cap. We shall be short in our provision ; 'Tis now near night.
Tush! I will stir about, And all things shall be well, I warrant thee, wife : Go thou to Juliet, help to deck up I'll not to bed to-night ;-let me alone; I'll play the housewife for this once.—What, ho!They are all forth : well, I will walk myself To county Paris, to prepare
up Against to-morrow: my heart is wondrous light, Since this same wayward girl is so reclaim'd.
Enter JULIET and NURSE.
Ju. Ay, those attires are best :--but, gentle
nurse, I pray thee, leave me to myself to-night; For I have need of many orisons To move the heavens to smile upon my state, Which, well thou know'st, is cross and full of sin.
Enter LADY CAPULET. L. Cap. What, are you busy? do you need my
help? Ju. No, madam ; we have cull’d such necessaries As are behoveful for our state to-morrow. So please you, let me now be left alone, And let the nurse this night sit up
you; For, I am sure, you have your hands full all In this so sudden business.
[Ereunt Lady Capulet and Nurse. Ju. Farewell !-God knows, when we shall meet
-What should she do here?
[laying down a dagger.