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What, is my daughter gone to friar Laurence ?
Nurse. Ay, forsooth.
Cap. Well, he may chance to do some good on her: A peevish self-willid harlotry it is.
Enter Juliet. Nurse. See, where she comes from shrift, with merry
look. Cap. How now, my headstrong? where have you been
Cap. Send for the county; go tell him of this;
Jul. I met the youthful lord at Laurence' cell;
Cap. Why, I am glad on't; this is well,-stand up:
Jul. Nurse, will you go with me into my closet,
La. Cap. No, not till Thursday; there is time enough. Cap. Go, nurse, go with her :-we'll to church tomorrow.
[Ereunt Juliet and Nurse.
La. Cap. We shall be short in our provision; 'Tis now near night.
Cap. Tush! I will stir about, And all things shall be well, I warrant thee, wife: Go thou to Juliet, help to deck up her; 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 him up Against to-morrow : my heart is wond'rous light, Since this same wayward girl is so reclaim’d. [Exeunt.
SCENE III-Juliet's Chamber.
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 heavens to smile upon my state, Which, well thou know'st, is cross and full of sin.
Enter Lady CAPULET. La. Cap. What are you busy? do you need my helpe
Jul. No, madam; we have culld 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 with you; For, I am sure, you have your hands full all, In this so sudden business.
La. Cap. Good night!
Get thee to bed, and rest; for thou hast need.
[Exeunt Lady CAPULET and Nurse. Jul. Farewell !-God knows, when we shall meet
(Laying down a dagger.
Of all my buried ancestors are pack’d;
[She throws herself upon the bed.
SCENE IV.-CAPULET's Hall.
Enter Lady Capulet and Nurse. La. Cap. Hold, take these keys, and fetch more spices,
nurse. Nurse. They call for dates and quinces in the pastry.
Enter Capulet. Cap. Come, stir, stir, stir! the second cock hath
crow'd, The curfeu bell hath‘rung, 'tis three o'clock :
Look to the bak'd meats, good Angelica :
Nurse. Go, go, you cot-quean, go,
Cap. No, not a whit; What! I have watch'd ere now
time; But I will watch you from such watching now.
[Exeunt Lady CAPULET and Nurse. Cap. A jealous-hood, a jealous-hood !-Now, fellow, What's there?
Enter Servants, with spits, logs, and baskets. i Sero. Things for the cook, sir; but I know not
what. Cap. Make haste, make haste. [Exit 1 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. [Erit.
Cap. 'Mass, and well said; A merry whoreson! ha, Thou shalt be logger-head.--Good faith, 'tis day: The county will be here with music straight,
[Music within. For so he said he would. I hear him near: Nurse !-Wife!—what, ho !—what, nurse, I say!