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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet


by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet Foolishness and Folly Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Scene.Line). Line numbers correspond to the 2008 Norton edition of the play.

Quote #10

Saint Francis be my speed! How oft tonight
Have my old feet stumbled at graves!

Friar Laurence doesn't move fast enough to save Romeo and Juliet. Still, despite his slowness, he stumbles (literally and symbolically) as much as those who move more quickly.

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