For doting, not for loving, pupil mine.
 William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (1597). copy citation

Author William Shakespeare
Source Romeo and Juliet
Topic love infatuation immaturity
Date 1597
Language English
Note Written between 1591 and 1595


“Thou and these woes were all for Rosaline. And art thou chang'd? Pronounce this sentence then:
Women may fall when there's no strength in men. Rom. Thou chid'st me oft for loving Rosaline.
Friar. For doting, not for loving, pupil mine.
Rom. And bad'st me bury love.
Friar. Not in a grave
To lay one in, another out to have. Rom. I pray thee chide not.” source

Meaning and analysis

write a note