Capulets and Montagues begin to fight in the Verona streets and cause citizens to join. The Prince then comes to declare anymore fights between the families will be punished by death.
"I do bite my thumb, sir."
"Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?"
Montagues head in disguise to a Capulet feast they heard about. Romeo goes to see his ex and Bevolio hopes the party will help Romeo find someone else so he will stop moping around.
"But in that crystal scales let there be weighed Your lady's love against some other maid.
"I'll go along, no such sight to be shown, But to rejoice in splendor of my own."
They enter the party and Romeo meets Juliet, falling for her at first sight. They have exchanges and kiss, then Juliet is called for. Romeo then learns she is Capulet and Juliet learns he is a Montague by Juliet's nurse.
"Saints do not move, though grant for prayers' sake"
Then move not, while my prayer’s effect I take.-Kisses her-
Romeo sneaks below Juliet's balcony where he sees her in her window. They talk about their love for each other and decide to get married the next day.
"O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy name."
"Call me but love, and I’ll be new baptized. Henceforth I never will be Romeo."
Romeo asks Friar Lawrence to marry him and Juliet. Friar agrees and marries Romeo and Juliet in hopes to stop the family rivalry.
"Come, come with me, and we will make short work. For, by your leaves, you shall not stay alone, Till holy church incorporate two in one"
Mercutio is killed by Tybalt after a street fight. Romeo then fights Tybalt and ends up killing him. The Prince then banishes Romeo from the town of Verona. Juliet is told of her cousin's death and Romeo's banishment by her nurse.
"I am hurt. A plague o' both your houses! I am sped. Is he gone and hath nothing?"