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" How cam'st thou hither, tell me ? and wherefore ? The orchard walls are high, and hard to climb ; And the place death, considering who thou art, If any of my kinsmen find thee here. "
Memoirs of the Principal Actors in the Plays of Shakespeare - Page 10
by John Payne Collier - 1853 - 296 pages
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Louise Frankenstein - 1933 - 132 pages
...thee displease. JULIET. How cam'st thou hither? tell me and for what? The orchard walls are high, and hard to climb; And the place, death, ...who thou art, If any of my kinsmen find thee here. ROMEO. With love's light wings did I o'er-perch these walls; For stony limits cannot hold love out;...
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Female Adolescence: Psychoanalytic Reflections on Literature

Katherine Dalsimer - Psychology - 1987 - 149 pages
...flights of rhetoric: Juliet. How cam'st thou hither, tell me, and wherefore? The orchard walls are high and hard to climb, And the place death, considering...who thou art, If any of my kinsmen find thee here. /torneo. With love's light wings did I o'erperch these walls, For stony limits cannot hold love out,...
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Shakespearean Tragedy and Its Double: The Rhythms of Audience Response

Kent Cartwright - Literary Criticism - 2010
...returning repeatedly to the practical unlikelihood of this encounter. She adds, "The orchard walls are high and hard to climb, / And the place death, considering...who thou art, / If any of my kinsmen find thee here" (63-65). Their exchange is funny on one level because it contrasts the factual Juliet with the fantastical...
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Normative Structures of the Social World

Giuliano Di Bernardo - Social Science - 1988 - 289 pages
...wherefore?", it is not difficult to justify her question. She herself goes on saying "The orchard walls are high and hard to climb, (And the place death, considering who thou art,) if any of my kinsman find thee here."12 Not being able to see how Romeo had entered the orchard, she asked him to...
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A Visitable Past: Views of Venice by American Artists, 1860-1915

Margaretta M. Lovell - Art - 1989 - 115 pages
...more than anything else, a poetic place, that is, not a prosaic place. Juliet's "The orchard walls are high and hard to climb /And the place death, considering who thou art" (II, ii, 63-64) ought to have been set in Venice. And orchard walls are far too modest for a hero of...
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Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1984 - 285 pages
...if either thee dislike. Juliet How cam'st thou hither, tell me, and wherefore? The orchard walls are high and hard to climb, And the place death, considering...who thou art, If any of my kinsmen find thee here. 65 Romeo With love's light wings did I o'erperch these walls, For stony limits cannot hold love out,...
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Turning the Soul: Teaching Through Conversation in the High School

Sophie Haroutunian-Gordon - Education - 1991 - 213 pages
Is our nation's educational system faltering in part because it strives to teach students predetermined "right" answers to questions? In Turning the Soul, Sophie Haroutunian ...
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Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1892 - 92 pages
Romeo and Juliet was the first drama in English to confer full tragic dignity on the agonies of youthful love. The lyricism that enshrines their death-marked devotion has made ...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...either thee dislike. JULIET. How earnest thou hither, tell me, and wherefore? The orchard-walls are ROMEO. With love's light wings did I o'er-perch these walls; For stony limits cannot hold love out:...
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The Medieval Lyric

Peter Dronke - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 288 pages
...the essential outlaw), and he returns secretly to the hostile island where his beloved waits, knowing the place death, considering who thou art, If any of my kinsmen find thee here. In the prelude of the song, of which two lines are repeated as an irregular refrain, she speaks of...
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