Speeches (Lines) for Servant
in "Romeo and Juliet"

Total: 10

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# Act, Scene, Line
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1

I,2,311

(stage directions). [Exeunt CAPULET and PARIS]

Servant. Find them out whose names are written here! It is
written, that the shoemaker should meddle with his
yard, and the tailor with his last, the fisher with
his pencil, and the painter with his nets; but I am
sent to find those persons whose names are here
writ, and can never find what names the writing
person hath here writ. I must to the learned.—In good time.


2

I,2,332

Romeo. Not mad, but bound more than a mad-man is;
Shut up in prison, kept without my food,
Whipp'd and tormented and—God-den, good fellow.

Servant. God gi' god-den. I pray, sir, can you read?


3

I,2,334

Romeo. Ay, mine own fortune in my misery.

Servant. Perhaps you have learned it without book: but, I
pray, can you read any thing you see?


4

I,2,337

Romeo. Ay, if I know the letters and the language.

Servant. Ye say honestly: rest you merry!


5

I,2,348

Romeo. Stay, fellow; I can read.
[Reads]
'Signior Martino and his wife and daughters;
County Anselme and his beauteous sisters; the lady
widow of Vitravio; Signior Placentio and his lovely
nieces; Mercutio and his brother Valentine; mine
uncle Capulet, his wife and daughters; my fair niece
Rosaline; Livia; Signior Valentio and his cousin
Tybalt, Lucio and the lively Helena.' A fair
assembly: whither should they come?

Servant. Up.


6

I,2,350

Romeo. Whither?

Servant. To supper; to our house.


7

I,2,352

Romeo. Whose house?

Servant. My master's.


8

I,2,354

Romeo. Indeed, I should have ask'd you that before.

Servant. Now I'll tell you without asking: my master is the
great rich Capulet; and if you be not of the house
of Montagues, I pray, come and crush a cup of wine.
Rest you merry!


9

I,3,486

(stage directions). [Enter a Servant]

Servant. Madam, the guests are come, supper served up, you
called, my young lady asked for, the nurse cursed in
the pantry, and every thing in extremity. I must
hence to wait; I beseech you, follow straight.


10

I,5,665

Romeo. [To a Servingman] What lady is that, which doth
enrich the hand
Of yonder knight?

Servant. I know not, sir.


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