Romeo And Juliet

By William Shakespeare
A handy way to read classic literature

It shows all contents of Romeo And Juliet by William Shakespeare and integrates modern media and interactive features. You can listen to the book and read the text on the same page. In addition, it provides powerful and flexible content search on all chapters by word, phrase, and sentence. The app helps very much to understand and analyze the details of this masterpiece.
Free Online Vocabulary Test
Search the whole book   Search showing content  
All contents of Romeo And Juliet has been loaded, now THE PROLOGUE is showing.
User Tips:
  1. This page offers a flexible search on the whole book of Romeo And Juliet by William Shakespeare.
  2. It shows contents by chapters; select chapters by yourself.
  3. You can search either the whole book or the current chapter.
  4. The search object can be any word, phrase, or even sentence.
  5. The search result is highlighted in green. You will see an abstract of the search; the current chapter will jump to show the first result if the search result isn't empty.
  6. The original green highlight contents will reset when running a new search.
  7. Blank is also a search factor; for example, "the" and " the " are different search objects.
  8. If the search object is empty, no search result return, but previous search results will reset.
  9. You may change text and background colors; notice not to confuse with searched contents highlighted in green.
  10. Some books link audio materials that help you read and listen to them on the same page.
 THE PROLOGUE          

Enter Chorus.

CHORUS. Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life; Whose misadventur'd piteous overthrows Doth with their death bury their parents' strife. The fearful passage of their death-mark'd love, And the continuance of their parents' rage, Which, but their children's end, nought could remove, Is now the two hours' traffic of our stage; The which, if you with patient ears attend, What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend.