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Enter Servants, with spits, logs, and baskets. i Serv. Things for the cook, sir; but I know not
what. Cap. Make haste, make haste. [Exit Serv.] —
Sirrah, fetch drier logs; Call Peter, he will show thee where they are. 2 Sero. I have a head, sir, that will find out
logs, And never trouble Peter for the matter. [Exit. Cap. 'Mass, and well said; A merry whoreson !
ha, Thou shalt be logger-head.—Good faith, 'tis day: The county will be here with musick straight.
[Musick within. For so he said he would. I hear him near:Nurse !-Wife!--what, ho!—what, nurse, I say!
and chat with Paris :- Hie, make haste, Make haste! the bridegroom he is come already: Make haste, I say!
JULIET'S CHAMBER; JULIET ON THE BED.
Nurse. Mistress !-what, mistress!—Juliet!
fast, I warrant her, she:
Why, lamb!-- why, lady!—fie, you slug-a-bed !Why, love, I say I—madam! sweet-heart!-why,
bride! What, not a word ?—you take your pennyworths'
now; Sleep for a week; for the next night, I warrant, The county Paris hath set
up That you
shall rest but little.—God forgive me, (Marry, and amen!) how sound is she asleep! I needs must wake her:- Madam, madam, madam! Ay, let the
in He'll fright you up, i'faith.--Will it not be? What, drest! and in your clothes! and down again! I must needs wake you: Lady! lady! lady! Alas! alas !-Help! help! my lady's dead !-O, well-a-day, that ever I was born Some aqua-vitæ, ho!—my lord ! my lady!
Enter Lady Capulet. La. Cap. What noise is here? Nurse.
O lamentable day! La. Cap. What is the matter? Nurse.
Look, look! O heavy day! La. Cap. () me, O me!—my child, my only life, Revive, look up, or I will die with thee!Help, help!--call help.
Enter Capulet. Cap. For shame, bring Juliet forth; her lord is
Nurse. She's dead, deceas'd, she's dead; alack
La. Cap. Alack the day! she's dead, she's dead,
she's dead. 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! Nurse. O lamentable day!
O woful time! Cap. Death, that' hath ta'en her hence to make
me wail, Ties up my tongue, and will not let me speak.
Enter Friar Laurence and Paris, with Musicians. Fri. Come, is the bride ready to go to church?
Cap. Ready to go, but never to return: O son, the night before thy wedding day Hath death lain with thy bride:--See, there she
lies, Flower as she was, deflowered by him, Death is my son-in-law, death is
heír; My daughter he hath wedded! I will die, And leave him all; life leaving, all is death's. Par. Have I thought long to see this morning's
face, And doth it give me such a sight as this ?
La. Cap. Accurs’d, unhappy, wretched, hateful
Most miserable hour, that e'er time saw
But one thing to rejoice and solace in,
Nurse. O woe! O woful, woful, woful day!
Par. Beguild, divorced, wronged, spited, slain!
kill'd! Uncomfortable time! why cam’st thou now To murder murder our solemnity ?O child! O child !—my soul, and not my child !-Dead art thou, dead !-alack! my child is dead; And, with my child, my joys are buried ! Fri. Peace, ho, for shame! confusion's cure lives
not In these confusions. Heaven and yourself Had ad part in this
in this fair maid; now heaven hath all, And all the better is it for the maid: Your part in her
could not keep from death; But heaven keeps his part in eternal life. The most you sought was—her promotion; For 'twas your heaven, she should be advanc’d: And weep ye now, seeing she is advanc'd, Above the clouds, as high as heaven itself? O, in this love, you love your child so ill, That you run mad, seeing that she is well:
She's not well married, that lives married long;
Cap. All things, that we ordained festival,
Fri. Sir, go you in,-and, madam, go with him;-
[Exeunt Capulet, Lady Capulet, Paris, and Friar.
1 Mus. 'Faith, we may put up our pipes, and be gone.
Nurse. Honest good fellows, ah, put up, put up; For, well you know, this is a pitiful case.
[Erit Nurse. 1 Mus. Ay, by my troth, the case may be a
Enter Peter. Peter. Musicians, O, musicians, Heart's ease, heart's ease; 0, an you will have me live, play-heari's ease.