The scene is a springboard from which the play plummets to a grizzly end and the subtle climax of the series of events before it.
According to Johnson, it is observed that in Italy almost all assassinations take place in the summer. Consort, an old term for a company of musicians; cp. Faulconbridge's scornful use of "toasting-fork" for "sword. The old copies give "Or reason," the word being probably caught from the line below; and is Capell's emendation.
Your worship, said ironically. This is the reading of the first quarto; the remaining quartos and the folios give "the love," which some editors prefer.
But an antithesis to Romeo's emphatic "love," two lines lower, seems to be plainly intended.
Boy, used as a term of contempt, and not necessarily indicating seniority in the speaker; the injuries, the insult you have put upon me in coming uninvited to Capulet's feast ; for injuries, in this sense, cp.
I take the line to refer to Romeo's declining the combat, as though Mercutio had said 'See, a challenge is enough to cow Romeo,' not to refer to what Mercutio himself is going to do, i.
The stage direction in the margin, Draws, is not found in the old copies, but was first inserted by Capell, and is perhaps not necessary. For carries it away, cp. See note on ii.
The word is not found elsewhere in this sense, and it has been conjectured that the final -er is a printer's addition, or a mistake for pilch, sir; so Dekker, Satiromastix, "how thou amblest in leather pilch by a play-waggon": I am for you, I am ready to meet you.
Stage Direction, under Romeo's arm, i. Romeo having rushed between them to part them. Tybalt aims a blow at Mercutio, the sword passing under Romeo's arm. I am sped, I am done for, my business is settled: The original sense of 'speed' is 'success,' then 'a hasty issue.
In Italy, as in all hot climates, the funeral follows closely upon death: I have it, I am done for; like the Lat. On Merciitio's death Hallam remarks, "It seems to have been necessary to keep down the other characters that they might not overpower the principal one; and though we can by no means agree with Dryden, that if Shakespeare had not killed Mercutio, Mercutio would have killed him, there might have been some danger of his killing Romeo.
His brilliant vivacity shows the softness of the other a little to a disadvantage. My very friend, my true, close, friend. His slanderous accusation in 1. Though here the result is that of softening, there is in my temper probably an allusion to the tempering of steel, i.
Thyself and I will travel in disguise"; for prepositions omitted after verbs of motion, see Abb. My soul shall thine keep company to heaven; Tarry, sweet soul, for mine, then fly abreast," said by York on Suffolk's death in battle.
Shalt with him, shall accompany him. Up, sir, come along, make haste; cp. Romeo he, for the redundant pronoun after a proper name, see Abb.
Mercutio, mortally wounds Mercutio. Affection makes him false, his love for Romeo and his friend Mercutio makes him partial in his story. My blood, he who was my blood relation; cp. Allen conjectures 'this loss.Benvolio. I think it would be a good idea to get out of the streets, Mercutio.
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