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Apothecary. that calls for this reason loud?



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

Apothecary. together mortal drugs i have; but Mantua"s lawIs death to any he the utters them.



Romeo. art thou so bare and full that wretchedness,And fear"st to die? famine is in thy cheeks,Need and oppression starveth in thine eyes,Contempt and beggary hangs upon your back;The world is not thy girlfriend nor the world"s law;The people affords no regulation to make thee rich;Then be not poor, yet break it, and also take this.

Apothecary. my poverty, yet not mine will, consents.



Romeo. i pay her poverty, and also not thy will.


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

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