Girls younger than she is have made happy mothers
Earth hath swallowed all my hopes but she
Act 1.3 "Juliet's thoughts on marriage"
Faith, i can tell her age unto an hour
I'll look to like, if looking liking move;
The Montagues and Capulets constantly fight over with each other. The Prince broke it up and said next one to fight will die.
Act 1.4 "Sad Romeo"
Examine other beauties. I will make thee think thy swan a crow
Paris asks Lord capulet for juliets hand in marriage. He says yes but has to wait a couple years because juliet is too young. Her father also asks to win her heart
Act 1.5 "The Party pt1"
You kiss by th'book
He shall be endured
I'll not endure him
Lady Capulet talks to Juliet about getting married. Nurse rambles on and on; says Juliet will be 14 in 2 weeks. She speaks crude comments about Juliet, showing her lower class. Juliet hasn't thought about marriage at all and the nurse thinks its a good idea to marry Paris. Juliet agrees to meet him at the party.
Act 1.5 "The Party pt2"
My only love sprung from my only hate
His name is Romeo, and A Montague
Romeo, Benvolio, Mercuito, and friends read a invitation to a Capulet party and see that Rosaline is going, also decide to crash the party They talk about romeos dreams and that he can find love agagin cause he is still depressed and says he wont dance, they wear masks to hide therye identities
Romeo sees Juliet across the room and falls in love at first sight with Juliet. He forgets about Rosaline. Romeo and Juliet meet but do not exchange names Tybalt who is a hothead over hears romeo talking about Juliet and instantly wants to kill him Lord Capulet stops Tybalt from fighting in his house and warns him to calm down or to leave the party.
They instantly fall in love. Romeo worships Juliet with religious devotion. Saints and prayers are referenced in their dialogue. Nurse also identifies Romeo for Juliet. He is a Montague and her enemy. Both Romeo and Juliet are depressed at these discoveries.