Speeches (Lines) for First Musician in "The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet"

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# Act, Scene, Line Speech text
1 IV, 5, 2756
  • Faith, we may put up our pipes, and be gone.
  • Faith, we may put up our pipes, and be gone.
  • (stage directions). [Exeunt CAPULET, LADY CAPULET, PARIS, and FRIAR LAURENCE]

    First Musician. Faith, we may put up our pipes, and be gone.

2 IV, 5, 2760
  • Ay, by my troth, the case may be amended.
  • Ay, by my troth, the case may be amended.
  • (stage directions). [Exit]

    First Musician. Ay, by my troth, the case may be amended.

3 IV, 5, 2764
  • Why 'Heart's ease?'
  • Why 'Heart's ease?'
  • Peter. Musicians, O, musicians, 'Heart's ease, Heart's
    ease:' O, an you will have me live, play 'Heart's ease.'

    First Musician. Why 'Heart's ease?'

4 IV, 5, 2768
  • Not a dump we; 'tis no time to play now.
  • Not a dump we; 'tis no time to play now.
  • Peter. O, musicians, because my heart itself plays 'My
    heart is full of woe:' O, play me some merry dump,
    to comfort me.

    First Musician. Not a dump we; 'tis no time to play now.

5 IV, 5, 2770
  • No.
  • No.
  • Peter. You will not, then?

    First Musician. No.

6 IV, 5, 2772
  • What will you give us?
  • What will you give us?
  • Peter. I will then give it you soundly.

    First Musician. What will you give us?

7 IV, 5, 2775
  • Then I will give you the serving-creature.
  • Then I will give you the serving-creature.
  • Peter. No money, on my faith, but the gleek;
    I will give you the minstrel.

    First Musician. Then I will give you the serving-creature.

8 IV, 5, 2779
  • An you re us and fa us, you note us.
  • An you re us and fa us, you note us.
  • Peter. Then will I lay the serving-creature's dagger on
    your pate. I will carry no crotchets: I'll re you,
    I'll fa you; do you note me?

    First Musician. An you re us and fa us, you note us.

9 IV, 5, 2789
  • Marry, sir, because silver hath a sweet sound.
  • Marry, sir, because silver hath a sweet sound.
  • Peter. Then have at you with my wit! I will dry-beat you
    with an iron wit, and put up my iron dagger. Answer
    me like men:
    'When griping grief the heart doth wound,
    And doleful dumps the mind oppress,
    Then music with her silver sound'--
    why 'silver sound'? why 'music with her silver
    sound'? What say you, Simon Catling?

    First Musician. Marry, sir, because silver hath a sweet sound.

10 IV, 5, 2800
  • What a pestilent knave is this same!
  • What a pestilent knave is this same!
  • (stage directions). [Exit]

    First Musician. What a pestilent knave is this same!

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