Act 1 fig langs

Act 1, Scene 1 Figurative Language and Quotes
Pg 993, Lines 1-5: Sampson: Gregory, on my word, we’ll not carry coals. Gregory: No, for then we should
be colliers. Sampson: I mean, an we be in choler, we’ll draw. Gregory: Ay, while you live, draw your
neck out of collar. _____________________________
Pg 993, Lines 6-12: Sampson: I strike quickly, being moved. Gregory: But thou art not quickly moved to
strike. Sampson: A dog of the house of Montague moves me. Gregory: To move is to stir, and to be
valiant is to stand. Therefore, if thou art moved, thou runnest away. Sampson: A dog of that house shall
move me to stand. _____________________________
Pg 996, Line 91: What, ho! You men, you beasts…______________________________
Pg 996, Line 93: With purple fountains issuing from your veins!____________________________
Pg 996, Lines 104-104: If ever you disturb our streets again, Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the
Pg 997, Lines 126-127: Madam, an hour before the worshiped sun Peered forth the golden window of
the East…___________________________________
Pg 998, Line 144: The shady curtains from Aurora’s bed…._________________________________
Pg 998, Lines 158-159: So far from sounding and discovery As is the bud bit with an envious
Pg 999, Lines 179-180: Alas that love, so gentle in his view, Should be so tyrannous and rough in
Pg 999, Lines 181-182: Alas that love, whose view is muffled still, Should without eyes see pathways to
his will!_____________________________________
Pg 999, Line 185: Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love.___________________________
Pg 999, Line 186: Why then, O brawling love! O loving hate!____________________________________
Pg 999, Line 187: O anything, of nothing first create!__________________________________________
Pg 999, Line 188: O heavy lightness! Serious vanity!___________________________________________
Pg 999, Line 189: Misshapen chaos of well-seeming forms!_____________________________________
Pg 999, Line 190: Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health!_____________________________
Pg 999, Line 191: Still-waking sleep, that is not what it is!_______________________________________
Pg 999, Line 202: Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs…_______________________________
Pg 1000, Line 222: Well, in that hit you miss…____________________________________
Pg 1000, Line 223: She hath Dian’s wit…_______________________________________
Pg 1000, Line 234: For beauty, starved with her severity…_____________________________________
Pg 1000, Line 239: Do I live dead that live to tell it now._______________________________________
Pg 1000, Lines 251-252: What doth her beauty serve but as a note Where I may read who passed that
passing fair?_________________________________
FAMOUS QUOTE: Pg 995, Lines 72-73: Tybalt says to Benvolio: What, drawn, and talk of peace? I hate
the word As I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee. It means he hates peace, hell, and the Montagues ,
and he wants to fight!
Act 1, Scene 2 Figurative Language and Quotes
Pg 1001, Line 8: My child is yet a stranger in world...__________________________________
Pg 1001, Line 14: The earth hath swallowed all my hopes but she…_____________________________
Pg 1001, Line 15: She is the hopeful lady of my earth._____________________________
Pg 1001, Lines 24-25: At my poor house look to behold this night Earth-treading stars that make dark
heaven light.________________________________
Pg 1002, Line 52-53: Take thou some new infection to thy eye, And the rank poison of the old will
Pg 1002,Lines 58-60: Not mad, but bound more than a madman is; Shut up in prison, kept without my
food, Whipped and tormented and…_____________________________________
Pg 1004, Line 94: And I will make thee think thy swan a crow.________________________________
Pg 1004, Line 95: When the devout religion of mine eye…____________________________________
Pg 1004, Lines 99-100: The all-seeing sun Ne’er saw her match since first the world
Pg 1004, Lines 103-104: But in that crystal scales let there be weighed Your lady’s love against some
other maid…__________________________________
Act 1, Scene 3 Figurative Language and Quotes
Pg 1005, Line 4: What, lamb! What, ladybird!____________________________
Pg 1006, Line 59: A bump as big as a young cock’rel’s stone…______________________________
Pg 1007, Line 69: Marry, that “marry” is the very theme…____________________________
Pg 1007, Line 83: …why he’s a man of wax._______________________________
Pg 1007, Line 84-86: Verona’s summer hath not such a flower. Nay, he’s a flower, in faith—a very
Pg 1008, Lines 90-97: Read o’er the volume of young Paris’ face, And find delight writ there with
beauty’s pen; Examine every lineament, And see how one another lends content; And what obscured in
this fair volume lies Find written in the margent of his eyes. This precious book of love, this unbound
lover, To beautify him only lacks a cover.________________________________
Act 1, Scene 4 Figurative Language and Quotes
Pg 1009, Line 6: Scaring the ladies like a crowkeeper…____________________________
Pg 1009, Lines 9-10: But let them measure us by what they will, We’ll measure them a measure, and be
Pg 1009, Line 12: Being but heavy, I will bear the light.__________________________________
Pg 1009, Line 15: With nimble soles; I have a soul of lead…_________________________________
Pg 1009, Lines 18-21: …And soar with them above a common bound. I am too sore enpierced with his
shaft To soar with his light feathers, and so bound I cannot bound a pitch above dull
Pg 1009, Line 26: …it pricks like thorn. ___________________________
Pg 1010, Line 30: A visor for a visor!____________________________
Pg 1010, Lines 39-42: The game was ne’er so fair, and I am done. Tut, dun’s the mouse, the constable’s
own word! If thou art Dun, we’ll draw thee from the mire…__________________________________
Pg 1010, Line 47: We waste our lights in vain, like lamps by day.____________________________
Pg 1010, Line 56-57: That dreamers often lie. In bed asleep, while they do dream things
Pg 1011, Lines 103-4: True, I talk of dreams; Which are the children of an idle brain…________________
Pg 1011, Lines 105-6: Begot of nothing but vain fantasy; Which is as thin of substance as the
Pg 1011, Lines 108-110: Even now the frozen bosom of the North And, being angered, puffs away from
thence, Turning his face to the dew-dropping South.______________________________
Act 1, Scene 5 Figurative Language and Quotes
Pg 1013, Line 49: It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night…_______________________________
Pg 1014, Line 51: Like a rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear…_________________________________
Pg 1014, Line 53: So shows a snowy dove trooping with crows…________________________________
Pg 1016, Lines 102-105: If I profane with my unworthiest hand This holy shrine, the gentle fine is this:
My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand To smooth that rough touch with a tender
Pg 1018, Line 151: My grave is like to be my wedding bed._________________________________
Pg 1018, Lines 154-155: My only sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too
FAMOUS QUOTE: Pg 1014, Lines 57-58: Romeo sees Juliet and says aloud: Did my heart love till now?
Forswear it sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night. It means Romeo has forgotten all about
Rosaline and has fallen in love at first sight with Juliet; she is the most beautiful woman ever.
FAMOUS QUOTE: Pg 1016, Lines 104-105: Romeo says to Juliet: My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready
stand to smooth that rough tough with a tender kiss. It means he wants to kiss Juliet.
FAMOUS QUOTE: Pg 1018, Lines 154-155: After realizing Romeo is a Montague and her enemy, Juliet
says aloud: My only love sprung from my only hate! It means she has fallen in love with a man who is
supposed to be her enemy; she is supposed to hate him, but she loves him.