Romeo and Juliet

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2. Servant of the Capulets; he and Gregory inadvertently renew the feud.
3. In Roman mythology, she is the goddess of dawn. "But all so soon as the all-cheering sun / Should in the farthest East begin to draw / The shady curtains from _____________'s bed" (I.i.125-27).
5. A person who makes and sells medicine and drugs; Romeo obtained a vial of poison from such a person.
10. Name of the friar who was unable to deliver Friar Laurence's message to Romeo.
11. Adjective used in the Prologue to described the ill-fated Romeo and Juliet.
12. When Lord Capulet sees Juliet in her death-like sleep, he says that Paris will not be her groom because Juliet has married _______________. (IV.iv.35-40).
13. Juliet's age.
16. Mercutio calls Tybalt the Prince of _________.
17. Romeo and Juliet is one of the greatest _____________ stories.
20. The tragic heroine of the play.
21. In mythology, the child of Hyperion; the sun god; term for any one of the race of giant deities overthrown by the Olympian gods. "And flecked darkness llike a drunkard reels / From forth day's path and ___________'s burning wheels" (II.iii.3-4).
24. Number of days of action in the play.
25. Romeo's friend and relative of Prince Escalus; he engages in a duel when Romeo refuses to respond to insults; he is killed in this duel.
27. A form of address used for a man indicating familiarity and contempt; frequently used by Elizabethans. "Ah, ______________, by my fay, it waxes late" (I.v.125).
28. Town to which Romeo flees to avoid the death penalty.
31. Nephew of Lord Montague and good friend of Romeo. He attempts to stop the renewal of the feud. His name means good will.
32. Form of poetry popular in Elizabethan literature. Shakespeare uses it often, and he uses at Romeo and Juliet's first meeting.
34. A formal fight between two persons armed with deadly weapons to defend one's honor or to settle a dispute.
37. Juliet's confidant; old woman who has cared for Juliet since her birth.
38. Type of pet that Juliet wishes she could make of Romeo and thus keep him near her. (see II.ii.77-78).
39. Prince of Verona.

1. Juliet's family name.
4. The prince substituted this punishment for that of Romeo's death, provided Romeo was not caught in Verona; term for being exiled from one's home country; a noun.
6. A bitter, prolonged quarrel between families; there was a ___________ between the Capulets and Montagues.
7. "That which we call a ___________ / By any other name would smell as sweet" (II.ii.43-44).
8. Romeo's servant who brings to him the news of Juliet's (appearant) death.
9. Protagonist of the play.
12. Gold coin used by Romeo to buy the poison.
14. A young count and relative of the Prince; Capulet orders Juliet to marry him or to leave the household; Romeo is forced to kill him at the Capulet tomb.
15. an oath used to express anger or surprise; an altered form of the oath "God's wounds." Mercutio says it after he has been stabbed (III.i.45).
18. City in northeastern Italy; primary setting of the play.
19. Confidant of Romeo; friar who marries Romeo and Juliet.
22. Nephew of Capulet's wife; rash and impetuous; kills Mercutio in a duel; Romeo kills him in a duel to avenge Mercutio.
23. Young girl Romeo believes he loves before he meets Juliet.
25. Romeo's family name.
26. Word that means prayers. Juliet uses it when she asks her nurse to leave her alone the night before she is to marry Paris (IV.iii.3).
29. An insulting gesture is to bite one's ________________. Sampson does this and begins the quarrel with the Montague servants.
30. "For never was a story of more ___________ / Than this of Juliet and her Romeo" (V.iii.309).
33. "Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet ________________, / That I shall say good night till it be morrow" (II.ii.184-85).
35. Songbird; bird that sings at break of day; when Romeo is preparing to leave for exile, he and Juliet debate whether the bird they hear is this type or a nightingale.
36. Queen of the fairies described at length by Mercutio in Act I, scene iv.