The gray-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night, Checkering the eastern clouds with streaks of light, And fleckled darkness like a drunkard reels From forth day’s path and Titan’s fiery wheels.
"I fear too early, for my mind misgives Some consequence yet hanging in the stars Shall bitterly begin his fearful date With this night’s revels, and expire the term Of a despisèd life closed in my breast By some vile forfeit of untimely death." (act 1 scene 4 line 110) This is a quote by Romeo foreshadowing his dire fate.
"And private in his chamber pens himself, Shuts up his windows, locks fair daylight out, And makes himself an artificial night." (act 1, scene 1, line 130) This is the first example of love causing pain used in the story.
( act 2 scene 3 line 1) Friar Lawrence introduces the motif of light and dark during a monolouge.