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Romeo and Juliet


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  • proper n. A tragedy, written by Shakespeare, about two young lovers named Romeo and Juliet whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families.


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  • In Romeo and Juliet (Act V, Scene ii) the searchers of the town, suspecting that Friar Laurence and his brother monk “... both were in a house/where the infectious pestilence did reign/seal'd up the doors ...” and did not let them leave.


  • The example of making English plays out of Italian novels appears to have been first set, unless the lost play of Romeo and Juliet should be excepted, in 1568, when the tragedy of Tancred and Gismunda was performed before Elizabeth at the Inner Temple.

    Shakespeare His Life Art And Characters

  • It was rather like Romeo and Juliet — except they lived and it made no difference whatsoever to the blood feud of Dirk against Tyler or the Struans versus the Brocks, it just heightened and complicated it.

    Noble House

  • "Faust ', Shakespeare's" Romeo and Juliet ", Corneille's" Polyeucte "which he seized upon than their heroic or metaphysical aspects.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI


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