Benvolio and Mercutio are looking for Romeo at the party, after teasing him for loving someone. They try to speak bad of Rosaline to lure him to them. They decide that he went home and went to bed, so they leave without him. "By her high forehead, and her scarlet lip, By her fine foot, straight leg, and quivering thigh, And the demesnes that there adjacent lie, That in thy likeness thou appear to us(2.1).
Act 2 Scene 4
An old hare hoar!
Romeo does not want to leave his love, Juliet. He wanders around the orchard searching for her. He soon comes upon her voice. She's speaking about him so he listens in. Then they express their love to each other. Romeo expresses his love to Juliet, "But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.(2.2.2-4).
Act 2 Scene 5
Romeo finds Friar Lawrence for help. He wants Friar to help marry him and Juliet. Friar needs convincing; Romeo is crazy for getting over Rosaline so fast. Friar lawrence says, " But come, young waverer, come, go with me. In one respect I'll thy assistant be, For this alliance may so happy prove To turn your households' rancor to pure love"(2.3.96-99).
Act 2 Scene 6
The nurse goes and talks to romeo about Juliet and their marriage. Romeos friends, Mercutio and Benvolio, tease the nurse and she gets upset. Romeo gets a message from Tybalt, that Tybalt wants to fight him. Mercutio says, "For this driveling love is like a great natural that runs lolling up and down to hide his bauble in a hole"(2.4.90-95). Mercutio seems a little jealous of Juliet.
The nurse returns to Juliet to deliver the message to her. She hesitates to tell Juliet, so she complains and makes a reason to stall. The nurse finally yells Juliet about Romeo meeting her to spend the night: "Hie you to church. I must another way,to fetch a ladder, by the which your love Must climb a bird's nest soon when it is dark.I am the drudge and toil in your delight,But you shall bear the burden soon at night"(2.5.77-81).
Last, Romeo and Juliet meet up with Friar Lawrence to discuss their marriage. Although the Friar needs convincing, he helps them anyways. "Conceit, more rich in matter than in words,Brags of his substance, not of ornament.They are but beggars that can count their worth,But my true love is grown to such excessI cannot sum up sum of half my wealth"(2.6.24-34).