Two households, both alike in dignity (In fair Verona, where we l From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. 5From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life, Whose misadventured piteous overthrows Doth with their death bury their parents' strife. The fearful passage of their death-marked love 10And the continuance of their parents' rage, Which, but their children’s end, naught could remove, Is now the two hours' traffic of our stage— The which, if you with patient ears attend, What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend.
Act 1 Scene 1 The Montagues and Capulets get into a fight on the street.
If you ever disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.
Let two more summers wither in their pride.
Act 1 Scene 2 Paris ask Capulet to marry Juliet but Capulet says she is too young. Capulet then goes back and changes mind.
Younger than she are happy mothers made.
Act 1 Scene 3 Romeo sees Juliet for the first time and forgets about Rosaline.
Act 1 Scene 4 Romeo and Juliet meet each other and fall in love.
Act 1 Scene 5 The nurse informs Juliet who Romeo is and she kisses him to end the night.