by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Sweet, so would I
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE
JULIET
    [Sweet, so would I:
    Yet I should kill thee with much cherishing.]1
    Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow,
    That I shall say good night till it be morrow.

    Exit above

ROMEO
    Sleep dwell upon thine eyes, peace in thy breast!
    Would I were sleep and peace, so sweet to rest!
    [Hence will I to my ghostly father's cell,
    His help to crave, and my dear hap to tell.]1

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1 Omitted by Pasatieri.

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Séparation", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo) , no title


Researcher for this text: Barbara Miller

Text added to the website: 2005-06-22 00:00:00
Last modified: 2019-05-07 12:36:45
Line count: 11
Word count: 72