May the heavens be happy with this holy act of marriage
Amen, amen. But whatever misfortunes occur, they can’t ruin the joy I feel with one look at her
Romeo is anxious to marry Juliet Friar Lawrence advices caution
It’s enough for me if I can call her mine.
Too much honey is delicious, but it makes you sick to your stomach. Therefore, love each other in moderation. That is the key to long-lasting love. Too fast is as bad as too slow.
Juliet enters the scene
Romeo will thank you, my girl, for both of us.
Friar Lawrence: so nothing unfortunate happens later to make us regret it.
I’ll give him equal thanks, so we’re even.
Romeo: All you have to do is join our hands with holy words, then love-destroying death can do whatever it pleases. It’s enough for me if I can call her mine. Friar Lawrence: These sudden joys have sudden endings. They burn up in victory like fire and gunpowder. When they meet, as in a kiss, they explode.
Trying to explain thei feelings...
Ah, Juliet if you’re as happy as I am, and you’re better with words, tell me about the happiness you imagine we’ll have in our marriage.
I can imagine more than I can say—I have more on my mind than words
Here comes the lady. Oh,a footstep as light as hers will never endure the rocky road of life. Lovers are so light they can walk on a spiderweb floating on a summer breeze, and yet not fall. That’s how flimsy and unreal pleasure is.
I now pronounce you, husband and wife...
JULIET: Good evening, my spiritual confessor.
JULIET: Anyone who can count how much he has is poor. My true love has made me so rich that I can’t count even half of my wealth.
FRIAR LAWRENCE: Come, come with me, and we’ll do the job quickly. Because if you don’t mind, I’m not leaving you two alone until you’re united in marriage. THEY EXIT...