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Come, bitter conduct, come, unfavoury guide!
with a lantern, crow, and spade.
my old feet stumbled at graves ?--Who's there? Who is it that consorts, so late, the dead ? Bal. Here's one, a friend, and one that knows
Bal. It doth so, holy fir; and there's my inasters
Who is it?
Romeo. Fri. How long hath he been there? Bal.
Full half an hour.
I dare not, fir:
Fri. Stay then, I'll go alone :--Fear comes upon me; O, much I fear some ill unlucky thing.
Bal. As I didNeep under this yew-tree here,
Romeo [ Advances. Alack, alack, what blood is this, which stains
The ftony entrance of this fepulchre ?-
[Enters the monument.
[JULIET wakes and firs, Jul. O, comfortable friar! where is my lord ? I do remember well where I should be, And there I am :-Where is
Romeo ? (Noise within. Fri. I hear some noise. -Lady, come from that nest Of death, contagion, and unnatural sleep; A greater Power than we can contradict Hath thwarted our intents; come, come away : Thy husband in thy bofom there lies dead; And Paris too; come, I'll dispose of thee Among a listerhood of holy nuns : Stay not to question, for the watch is coming ; Come, go, good Juliet,-[Noise again ] I dare itay no longer.
[-xit. Jul. Go, get thee hence, for I will not away.What's here? a cup, clos'd in my true love's hand? Poison, I fee, hath been his timeless end :O churl! drink all; and leave no friendly drop, To help me after ?--I will kiss thy lips ; Haply, some poison yet doth hang on thern, To make me di with a reftorative.
[Kiljes him, Thy lips are warm!
1. Watch. [Within.) Lead, boy :--Which way? Jul. Yea, noise?--then I'll be brief.--O barry dagger!
[Snatching Romeo's dagger. This is thy Theath; [stabs herself. ] tiie e ruit, and let me die. [Falls on Romeo's body, and dies,
Enter Watch, with the Page of PARIS. Page. This is the place; there, where the torch doth burn. 1. Watch. The ground is bloody; Search about the
churchyard : Go, some of you, who e'er you find, attach. [Exeunt some. Pitiful light! here lies the county llain ;And Juliet bleeding; warm, and newly dead, Who here hath lain these two days buried. Go, tell the prince,-run to the Capulets, Raise up the Montagues,—some others search ;
[Exeunt other watchmen. We see the ground whereon these woes do lie; But the true ground of all these piteous woes, We cannot without circumstance descry.
Enter some of the Watch, with BALTHASAR. 2. Watch. Here's Romeo's man, we found him in the
churchyard. 1. Watch. Hold him in safety, till the prince come hither,
Enter another Watchman, with Friar LAURENCE. 3. Watch. Here is a friar, that trembles, lighs, and weeps : We took this mattock and this spade from him, As he was coming from this churchyard side.
3. Watcb. A great suspicion ; Stay the friar too.
Enter the Prince and Attendants. Prince. What mifadventure is so early up, That calls our person from our morning's rest?
Enter CAPULET, Lady CAPULET, and Others. Cap. What should it be, that they so shriek abroad ?