Romeo and Juliet


Act 2, Scene 4

CHARACTERS: Mercutio, Benvolio, Romeo, Nurse, Peter

SETTING: Verona, a street on Monday

Mercutio, Benvolio and Romeo are talking about Tybalt’s challenge which was a sword fight and how good of a swordsman he was. Juliets nurse came to find them on behalf of Juliet to talk to Romeo about their marriage arrangement.

QUOTE: “if ye should lead her in a fools paradise, as they say, it were a very gross kind of behaviour, as they say.”

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