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Romeo and Juliet Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1, Scene 1 Summary

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Act 1, Scene 1 Summary

The scene begins with Sampson and Gregory of the house of Capulet talking to each other. Sampson makes it clear that they are in a feud with the Montagues. Sampson is not going to let them humiliate the Capulets anymore and he is willing to fight anyone to let them know, even the women and the children. Gregory agrees that they are not going to let the Montagues get away with any more humiliation but he warns Sampson that the feud is between the men of both houses and not the women. Sampson makes it clear that he does not care whether a Montague is a woman or man; he will kill them.

It is at this point that they come across Abram and Balthasar from the house of Montague. Gregory and Sampson want to fight but they discuss how it they will have to...

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