Excerpt from Romeo and Juliet: The Second Quarto, 1599 The above are the lines as they stand in the text, the numbers denoting the order in which they should have been printed, but line 6 should probably have been altogether omitted It seems quite certain that in the greater part of this scene Q1 gives a fairly accurate representation of the original play. The followmg restoration of the Copy' on which the printer os worked] Will, I think, make all clear. The original play (qi) is here printed in Roman type, the revisions and additions in italics. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.