"Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene… A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life; Whose misadventured piteous overthrows Do with their death bury their parents' strife… The which if you with patient ears attend, What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend."
"I bite my thumb, but not at you!"
"Do you bite your thumb at me?'
"Oh Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?"
Romeo vows revenge on Tybalt, who soon reappears. Romeo and Tybalt duel, and Romeo kills Tybalt.
Juliet keeps a knife nearby in case the potion should fail. She then drinks the Friar's potion and falls to her bed, motionless.
"Yea, noise? Then I’ll be brief. O happy dagger, This is thy sheath. There rust and let me die."