Romeo and Juliet Translation Act 4, Scene 4
Hold, take these keys, and fetch more spices, Nurse.
Wait. Take these keys and go get more spices, Nurse.
.LADY CAPULET and the NURSE enter.
They call for dates and quinces in the pastry.
They’re calling for dates and quinces in the kitchen.
Come, stir, stir, stir! The second cock hath crowed. The curfew bell hath rung. ‘Tis three o’clock.— Look to the baked meats, good Angelica. Spare not for the cost.
Come on, get moving, get moving, get moving! The second rooster has crowed. The curfew-bell has rung. It’s three o’clock. Go get the baked meats, good Angelica. Don’t worry about the cost.
Go, you cot-quean, go.Get you to bed, faith. You’ll be sick tomorrowFor this night’s watching.
Oh, you cottage housewife, you. Go to bed, my God. You’ll be sick tomorrow from staying up all night.
No, not a whit, what. I have watched ere now All night for lesser cause, and ne’er been sick.
No, no, not at all. I’ve stayed up all night before for less important reasons, and never gotten sick from it.
Ay, you have been a mouse-hunt in your time,But I will watch you from such watching now.
LADY CAPULET and the NURSE exit.
A jealous hood, a jealous hood!
Enter three or four SERVINGMEN with spits and logs and baskets.
Now, fellow,What is there?
Things for the cook, sir, but I know not what.
Make haste, make haste, sirrah.
Exit the FIRST SERVINGMAN.
Fetch drier logs.Call Peter. He will show thee where they are.
I have a head, sir, that will find out logs, And never trouble Peter for the matter.
The SECOND SERVINGMAN exits.
Mass, and well said! A merry whoreson, ha! Thou shalt be loggerhead. Good faith, 'tis day. The County will be here with music straight, For so he said he would.
Music plays within.
I hear him near.Nurse! Wife! What ho, what, Nurse, I say!
Enter the NURSE.
Go waken Juliet. Go and trim her up. I'll go and chat with Paris. Hie, make haste, Make haste, the bridegroom he is come already. Make haste, I say.
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