Romeo and Juliet Act 1, Scene 1 Quotes
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Citations follow this format: (Act.Scene.Line). Line numbers correspond to the 2008 Norton edition of the play.
[…] What sadness lengthens Romeo's hours?
Not having that, which, having, makes them short.
Out of her favor, where I am in love.
Way to be totally emo and enigmatic, Romeo. Here's he's completely infatuated with Rosaline. When he's not daydreaming about Rosaline in his room, He's moping around in a grove of "sycamore" trees, where those who are sick amour (sick with love) tend to hang out (1.1). The thing is, Rosaline has absolutely no interest in Romeo, but he pursues her anyway. Maybe he's not in love with Rosaline as he is obsessed with the idea of being in love—