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I'll have this knot knit up to-morrow morning.
think fit to furnish me to-morrow. Lady C. No, not till Thursday; there is time enough.
Cap. Go, Nurse, go with her; we'll to church to[Exeunt JULIET and NURSE.
Lady C. We shall be short in our provision;
'Tis now near night.
Cap. Tush, all things shall be well:
Go thou to Juliet, help to deck up
I'll not to bed, but walk myself to Paris,
T'appoint him 'gainst to-morrow. My heart's light, Since this same wayward girl is so reclaim'd.
Enter JULIET and NURSE.
Jul. 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 Heav'ns to smile upon my state,
Enter LADY CAPULET.
Lady C. What, are you busy? do you need my help?
Jul. No, madam, we have cull'd such necessa ries
As are behoveful for our state to-morrow;
Lady C. Then good night:
Get thee to bed, and rest, for thou hast need. [Exeunt LADY CAPULET and NURSE. Jul. Farewell-Heav'n knows when we shall meet
I have a faint cold fear thrills through my veins,
[Takes out a Phial.
[Pointing to a Dagger. What if it be a poison, which the Friar Subtly hath minister'd, to have me dead, Lest in this marriage he should be dishonour'd, Because he married me before to Romeo? I fear it is; and yet methinks it should not, For he hath still been tried an holy manHow, if when I am laid into the tomb, I wake before the time that Romeo
Come to redeem me? there's a fearful point!
To whose foul mouth no wholesome air breathes in?
Where bloody Tibalt, yet but green in earth,
[Drinks, and throws herself on the Bed.
Enter LADY CAPULET and NURSE.
Lady C. Hold, take these keys, and fetch more spices, Nurse.
Nurse. They call for dates and quinces in the pastry.
Cap. Come, stir, stir, stir; the second cock hath crow'd,
The curfew bell hath rung, 'tis three o'clock:
Look to the bak'd meats, good Angelica,
Spare not for cost.
Nurse. Go, go, you cot-quean, go:
Get you to bed; faith you'll be sick to-morrow,
For this night's watching.
Cap. No, not a whit? what, I have watch'd ere
All night for a less cause, and ne'er been sick.
For so he said he would.—
-I hear him near,
what ho? what, Nurse, I say?
Go waken Juliet, go, and trim her up.
Nurse. Mistress, what mistress! Juliet-
Enter LADY CAPULET.
Lady C. What noise is here?
Why, lamb-why, lady,-Fie, you slug-a-bedWhy, love, I say-Madam, sweetheart-why, brideWhat, not a word!
What, dress'd, and in your clothes-and down again!
Cap. For shame, bring Juliet forth, her lord is
Nurse. She's dead: she's dead! alack the day! Cap. Ha! let me see her-Out, alas ! she's cold, Her blood is settled, and her joints are stiff; Life and these lips have long been separated: Death lies on her, like an untimely frost Upon the sweetest flower of all the field. Accursed time! unfortunate old man!
Enter FRIAR LAWRENCE and PARIS.
Fri. Come, is the bride ready to go to church?
Par. Have I thought long to see this morning's
And doth it give me such a sight as this?
Cap. Most miserable hour, that time ere saw
But one, poor one, one poor and loving child;
Fri. Your daughter lives in peace and happiness;
Turn from their office to black funeral: