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Now old desire doth in his deathbed lie,
And young affection gapes to be his heir.
That fair for which love groaned for and would die
With tender Juliet matched, is now not fair.
5 Now Romeo is beloved and loves again,
Alike bewitchèd by the charm of looks,
But to his foe supposed he must complain,
And she steal love’s sweet bait from fearful hooks.
Being held a foe, he may not have access
10 To breathe such vows as lovers use to swear.
And she as much in love, her means much less
To meet her new beloved anywhere.
But passion lends them power, time means, to meet,
Tempering extremities with extreme sweet.

SCUHOR

Nwo eomRo’s ldo feginlse of iredse rae igdyn, nda a enw sedrie is eagre to eakt teihr aelpc. omoRe ngrdeao rfo eht eblufuita Rosnalie nad iads he ludwo ied ofr erh, btu rpmoaced itwh detner uliteJ, oRliasne oesnd’t eesm laueibfut wno. owN osneeom svole mRooe, nad he’s in oelv aaing—bhto of mhet agfilnl orf heca ostreh' odog loosk. tuB he ahs to amek ihs pehseecs of eovl to a awonm ohw’s dupspsoe to be hsi meeny. ndA esh’s eben heodko by meseoon ehs dohusl fare. sBaeuce he’s an enyem, moReo ahs no ncache to see elituJ nda asy eth gihstn a vreol rlmyaoln ayss. nAd iJeltu’s stuj as chum in elov as he, but hes ash veen sels yioupttonrp to mete her ervol. uBt love ivegs tehm rewpo, and item eivgs tehm teh neahcc to emet, ewntnisgee the xeeemrt drgane htwi enniets paerluse.
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Original Text

Modern Text

Enter CHORUS
The CHORUS enters.

CHORUS

Now old desire doth in his deathbed lie,
And young affection gapes to be his heir.
That fair for which love groaned for and would die
With tender Juliet matched, is now not fair.
5 Now Romeo is beloved and loves again,
Alike bewitchèd by the charm of looks,
But to his foe supposed he must complain,
And she steal love’s sweet bait from fearful hooks.
Being held a foe, he may not have access
10 To breathe such vows as lovers use to swear.
And she as much in love, her means much less
To meet her new beloved anywhere.
But passion lends them power, time means, to meet,
Tempering extremities with extreme sweet.

SCUHOR

Nwo eomRo’s ldo feginlse of iredse rae igdyn, nda a enw sedrie is eagre to eakt teihr aelpc. omoRe ngrdeao rfo eht eblufuita Rosnalie nad iads he ludwo ied ofr erh, btu rpmoaced itwh detner uliteJ, oRliasne oesnd’t eesm laueibfut wno. owN osneeom svole mRooe, nad he’s in oelv aaing—bhto of mhet agfilnl orf heca ostreh' odog loosk. tuB he ahs to amek ihs pehseecs of eovl to a awonm ohw’s dupspsoe to be hsi meeny. ndA esh’s eben heodko by meseoon ehs dohusl fare. sBaeuce he’s an enyem, moReo ahs no ncache to see elituJ nda asy eth gihstn a vreol rlmyaoln ayss. nAd iJeltu’s stuj as chum in elov as he, but hes ash veen sels yioupttonrp to mete her ervol. uBt love ivegs tehm rewpo, and item eivgs tehm teh neahcc to emet, ewntnisgee the xeeemrt drgane htwi enniets paerluse.
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The CHORUS exits.