Not so with Juliet, who comes across as a very different kind of character in the novel.
I said to him, “You know the best thing would be if Juliet forgets all these guys and just ends up with Ben.”
When her nurse is describing Romeo's rival to Juliet, she says, “An eagle, madam, Hath not so green, so quick, so fair an eye.”
Juliet, Nakedby Nick Hornby A new novel of classic Hornby themes: music, fame, and relationships.
In the first scene in Romeo and Juliet, in which we meet the nurse (and Juliet), Lady Capulet asks how old Juliet is.
Like my father, he was a widower: he had one child, the almost infant Juliet, who was left under my father's guardianship.
If you were in love, Romeo and Juliet was proper reading material.
The young ladies were taunting one another; Juliet in frantic passion; Cherry in sarcastic mockery.
Juliet, in great distress, consults the Friar who married her to Romeo.
The friar was at hand to release Juliet from her tomb the very instant after the fatal phial had been emptied.
fem. proper name, from Italian Giulietta, diminutive of Giulia "Julia" (see Julia). Cf. French Juliette. Juliet cap (1904) was felt to resemble a type worn in stage productions of "Romeo and Juliet."
A Parisian fancy which is finding little favor here, is the Juliet cap. It is a net of beads or of meshed cord jewelled or beaded at the intersections. Clustered bunches of blossoms and foliage are set at each side of the cap, above the ears. ["Fabrics, Fancy-Goods & Notions," trade publication, New York, January 1904]