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Apothecary. that calls therefore loud?



Romeo. Come hither, man. I view that thou arts poor:Hold, over there is forty ducats: let me haveA dram of poison, such soon-speeding gearAs will certainly disperse itself with all the veinsThat the life-weary taker may loss deadAnd the the trunk may be discharged the breathAs violently together hasty flour firedDoth hurry native the deadly cannon"s womb.

Apothecary. such mortal drugs ns have; however Mantua"s lawIs death to any type of he that utters them.



Romeo. arts thou therefore bare and full of wretchedness,And fear"st to die? starvation is in her cheeks,Need and oppression starveth in thine eyes,Contempt and also beggary hangs upon your back;The people is not thy friend nor the world"s law;The people affords no legislation to make thee rich;Then be not poor, however break it, and take this.

Apothecary. mine poverty, however not mine will, consents.



Romeo. i pay your poverty, and not her will.


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placed this in any type of liquid point you will,And drink it off; and, if you had actually the strengthOf twenty men, it would dispatch you straight.

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