For saints have hands that pilgrims' hands do touch, And palm to palm is holy palmers' kiss.
My lips, two brushing pilgrims, ready stand, To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss.
Act 2 Scene 2: The Power of Love
It is my lady. O, it is my love!
Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I'll no longer be a Capulet.
Act 2 Scene 3: The Power of Love
Thou chid'st me oft for loving Rosaline.
In Act 1, Scene 5, Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, have just met, but they don't know they are from opposite houses. They are talking about love and how they want to kiss each other. This shows the theme the power of love. They don't even know each other and they already want to kiss each other. It is like love at first sight.
In Act 2, Scene 2, Romeo snuck into Juliet's yard just so he could see and talk to her. Juliet is there waiting for him on her balcony but she doesn't know that he is there yet. Juliet is saying how she wants to marry him. this shows the power of love because Romeo is willing to risk getting caught and most likely dying just to see his love.
In Act 2, Scene 3, Romeo is talking to the friar about marrying Juliet. The friar thinks he is still in love with Rosaline. This shows the power of love because Romeo was so in love and heartbroken about Rosaline. But, as soon as he met Juliet, he forgot about Rosaline. This shows the power of love because Juliet made Romeo forget about Rosaline.