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" These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die; like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: Pericles. King Lear. Romeo and Juliet - Page 46
by William Shakespeare - 1800
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Renaissance Drama 32: New

Jeffrey Masten, Wendy Wall - 2003 - 264 pages
...figure closely recalls the Friar's early concern over the intensity of the lovers' infatuation: "These violent delights have violent ends / And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, / Which as they kiss consume" (2.6.9-11). In evoking this earlier reference, Romeo's words appropriate the scale and...
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The Shakespeare Oracle: Let the Bard to Predict Your Future

...finding the path between extremes. Friar Laurence cautions Romeo to love moderately, warning that "These violent delights have violent ends, and in their triumph die like fire and powder, which as they kiss consume" (2.6.9). You may need to exercise self-control or frugality, or relax an overly rigid...
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Nelson Thornes Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet

Duncan Beal - 2003 - 184 pages
...Then love-devouring death do what he dare, It is enough I may but call her mine. FRIAR LAWRENCE These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, 10 Which, as they kiss, consume. The sweetest honey Is loathsome in his own deliciousness, And in the...
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Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 128 pages
...words, Then love-devouring death do what he dare It is enough I may but call her mine. FRIAR These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, w Which, as they kiss, consume. The sweetest honey Is loathsome in his own deliciousness 12 And in...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence

Kenneth Muir - 2005 - 207 pages
...stumble that run fast'; and in the next scene in which he again advises Romeo to 'love moderately': These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume. The Friar also saves Romeo from despair and suicide when he is banished. It is plain...
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Renaissance Go-betweens: Cultural Exchange in Early Modern Europe

Andreas Höfele, Werner von Koppenfels - 2005 - 289 pages
...constant intertwining of images of love and death, as in Friar Laurence's early warning to Romeo: These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume. (II.5.9-11) Romeo will compare the lethal action of the poison running through his veins...
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X-Kit Literature Series: FET Romeo & Juliet

2006 - 60 pages
...warning, and the following words are deeply ironic: FRIAR These violent delights have violent ends 10 And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume. The sweetest honey Is loathsome in his own deliciousness And in the taste confounds the...
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The Art of Loving

S.P.Sharma - 2007 - 120 pages
...Friar Lawrence warns Romeo and Juliet, whose state of mind is manifest to him all too clearly: These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die; like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume: the sweeter honey Is loathsome in its own deliciousness, And in the taste confounds...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Tragedies

Janette Dillon - 2007
...pronouncing on the danger of this rush of love: Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast. (2.3.90) These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume; (2.6.9-11) and his perspective highlights the moralising aspect which was noted in chapter...
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