Friar Laurence

People should always consult adults about their problems

Act 3 Scene 3

"Hold thy desperate hand. Art thou a man? Thy form cries out thy art (...) " p. 1059 lines 125-175. Friar Laurence is speaking to Romeo because he wants to kill himself. Friar Laurence is trying to protect Romeo from his own foolish self. Romeo says that banishment is worse than death because he won't be able to see Juliet.

Act 4 Scene 1

"Hold daughter, spy a kind of hope (...) Thou hast the strength to slay thyself" p. 1074 lines 75-85 Friar Laurence is talking to Juliet because she is going to kill herself. the Friar is offering an alternative to killing her self

Act 2 Scene 3

"but this I pray, That thou consent to marry us today" p. 1030 lines 68-69 Romeo is speaking to Friar Laurence to marry him and Juliet. Romeo came to seek an adults help with his task

Act 4 Scene 1

"A cold and Drowsy humor; for no pulse his native progress." p.1075 lines 105-115

Juliet specifically came to and adult (Friar Laurence) to help her find a way to not marry Paris.