Give me a torch. I don't want to dance. I feel so sad, let me be the one who carries the light.
Let them judge us however they please. We'll give them a dance and then hit the road.
You will tolerate him. What little man? I say you will.
Uncle, this man is a Montague-our enemy.
Good pilgrim, you don't give your hand enough credit. By holding my hand you show polite devotion.
Your hand is like a holy place that my hand is unworthy to visit.
Romeo, Mercutio, and Benvolio all attend the Capulets' ball. Romeo is still in a sad state of depression over Rosaline, and does not want to dance; only to be convinced by Mercutio, and Benvolio.
Indeed, young man, her mother is Lady Capulet.
Is she a Capulet? My life is in the hands of my enemy.
His name is Romeo, He's a Montague.
Tybalt, Capulet's nephew, can see that Romeo has attended the party and tries to inform his uncle, but Capulet tells him to leave it alone and that he has no quarrel with them.
The only man I love is the son of man I hate!
Romeo meets Juliet, and instantly falls in love with her. They grab each others hands, speaking together to form a sonnet, and then kiss.
The Nurse then explains that Juliet is the daughter of Capulet, and then Romeo who is in shock and knows that his love for Juliet, is going to get him in trouble, decides to leave the party with Benvolio and Mercutio.
Juliet (curious), decides to ask the Nurse who Romeo actually was, only to find out that he is a Montague the son of the man that she hates.
Leading up to the very next act, Romeo decides to run off and hide to think about what to say to Juliet about his love for her.