Ay me, sad hours seem long. Was that my father that went hence so fast?
Not having that, which, having, makes them short.
It was. What sadness lengthens Romeo's hours?
Discussion of Marriage Scene (Act 1, Scene 3)
Marry, that 'marry' is the very theme I came to talk of. Tell me, daughter Juliet, How stands your dispositions to be married?
It is an honour that I dream not of.
An honour! were not I thine only nurse, I would say thou hadst suck'd wisdom from thy teat.
Romeo Montague Reveal (Act 1, Scene 5)
His name is Romeo, and a Montague, The only son of your great enemy.
My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late! Prodigious birth of love it is to me, That I must love a loathed enemy.
Romeo has entered the scene, claiming to his cousin, Benvolio that he is sad and has lost himself. Romeo explains that he is saddened by the fact that he is in love with a woman, Rosaline, who does not love him back. Benvolio tries to help Romeo by planning to aid him look for other beautiful women to get over Rosaline.
Lady Capulet and the Nurse ask Juliet to share her thoughts on marriage. Juliet claims that she does not want to get married at her age, and the Nurse is surprised to hear. But Lady Capulet and the Nurse convince Juliet to go and meet Paris, a prince who wishes to marry her.
Shortly after Romeo and Juliet meet, she finds out that he is a Montague. Juliet explains how her only love, Romeo, is from her only hate, the Montague family. But Juliet has learned this news too late, as she is already in love with her enemy.