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Romeo and Juliet - Verona times article.

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VERONA TIMES "TILL DEATH DO US PART" The famous feud between the Capulets and Montagues reached a dramatic climax last night. Juliet who recently celebrated her fourteenth birthday and young Romeo, were found dead in the Capulet vault. Discovered in a tight embrace their lifeless bodies tell the tale of their forbidden love. Prior to the couples tragic passing, the lives of both Paris, and Tybalt, along with Mercutio and Lady Montague, came to an abrupt halt. These people, as well as several others, including the respectable Friar Laurence and Juliet's Nurse, played significant roles in the events that unfolded over the past four days. ...read more.


Romeo's best friend, Mercutio, intervened and ended up getting slaughtered by Tybalt. In a burst of anger and lust for vengeance Romeo in turn killed Tybalt. As a result the Prince sentenced Romeo to exile. Juliet was devastated when she learned of Romeo's banishment, the Nurse and Friar Laurence arranged for her to meet the equally depressed Romeo, and the two spent what was to be their first and last night together. Just when it seemed things couldn't get any worse for the star-crossed lovers, Juliet's parents told her that she was to marry Paris. They had no idea what was really going on. ...read more.


He found her in the Capulet tomb still knocked out from the potion, he believed she was really dead and no longer saw the point in living and drank a poison he bought from an apothecary. As fate would have it, Juliet awoke shortly after Romeo had killed himself, she in turn stabs herself with his dagger. Capulet and Montague last night were given detailed accounts of what happened. They agreed on a truce! A golden statue is to be built of the two doomed children for all to see. There cannot be a more appropriate closing that the statement made by The Prince himself - "For never was a story of more woe, than this of Juliet and her Romeo" ...read more.

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