…because he hopes to end the feud between the families
Why does the Friar agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
The speaker of this quote: Tis but thy name that is my enemy. Thou art thyself, though not a Montague. Whats Montague? It is nor hand, nor foot, Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part Belonging to a man. O, be some other name! Whats in a name? That which we call a rose By any other word would smell as sweet.
The speaker of this quote: "But look thou stay not till the watch be set, For then thou canst not pass to Mantua: Where thou shalt live till we can find a time To blaze your marriage, reconcile your friends, Beg pardon of the prince, and call thee back With twenty hundred thousand times more joy Than thou went'st forth in lamentation."
The speaker of this quote: "... Here, here will I remain With worms that are thy chambermaids. O, here Will I set up my everlasting rest And shake the yoke of inauspicious stars From this world-wearied flesh. Eyes, look your last! Arms, take your last embrace! And, lips, O you The doors of breath, seal with a righteous kiss A dateless bargain to engrossing death!"
The speaker of this quote: "See, what a scourge is laid upon your hate, That heaven finds means to /kill your joys with love. And I for winking at your discords too Have lost a brace of kinsmen: all are punish'd."