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TWO Houfbolds, both alike in Dignity, ▾
In fair Verona, (where we lay our Scene) · From ancient Grudge break to new mutiny; Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes,
A pair of star-croft lovers take their life; Whofe mif-adventur'd piteous Overthrows
Do, with their death, bury their Parent's ftrife.
And the continuance of their Parent's rage,
ESCALUS, Prince of Verona.
Two Lords, Enemies to each other,
Mercutio, Kinfman to the Prince, and Friend to Romeo
Balthafar, Servant to Romeo.
Abram, Servant to Montague.
} Servants to Capulet.
Lady Montague, Wife to Montague.
Citizens of Verona, feveral men and women relations to
The SCENE, in the beginning of the fifth Act, is in
Plot from a Novel of Bandello. Pope.
This novel is tranflated in Painters's Palace of Fleafure.
Editions of this Play. 1. 1597. John Danter.
2. 1599. Tho. Crede for Cuthbert Burby.
3. 1637. R. Young for John
4. No date. John Smethwick.