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Romeo and Juliet

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Definition Shakespeare's best known work; a tragedy of forbidden love (c. 1596)
  • The movie is another remake of Romeo and Juliet.
Romeo and Juliet = Shakespeare's best known work; a tragedy of forbidden love (c. 1596)
  • To tell you the truth, it was sort of embarrassing, in a way, to be talking about Romeo and Juliet with her.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • Romeo and Juliet = Shakespeare's best known work
  • The next thing you know, they're acting like Romeo and Juliet all over the place.
    Lincoln Pierce  --  Big Nate - In a Class by Himself
  • Romeo and Juliet = Shakespeare's best known work; a tragedy of forbidden love
  • It was a movie theater and the marquee had letters made of rainbows: Romeo and Juliet.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Just like Romeo and Juliet," Chuck Muckle taunted.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • We saw ourselves as Romeo and Juliet, but we were convinced our story would have a happy ending.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao's Last Dancer
  • "Just like Romeo and Juliet," Mrs. Whitshank said.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • Upstairs in his room the Savage was reading Romeo and Juliet.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • A chanting cherub adorned the cover of the sugar bucket, and attempts to portray Romeo and Juliet supplied kindling for some time.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • I think it would be lovely to present 'Romeo and Juliet'!" yearned Ella Stowbody.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • I wrote a sketch based on Romeo and Juliet about corruption.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Look at Romeo and Juliet; they're what, like, fourteen years old, and they meet at a party and barn, jump in bed.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Miss Wilkinson oddly enough had suggested that they should read Romeo and Juliet together; but Philip had firmly declined.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • It's like you're Romeo and Juliet with the whole forbidden lovers thing.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • It was 'Romeo and Juliet.'
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • That sounds a lot like Romeo and Juliet.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • They had become a fixed star in the shifting firmament of the high school's relationships, the acknowledged Romeo and Juliet.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • Today they were supposed to be discussing Romeo and Juliet, but nobody wanted to talk.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • "Romeo and Juliet?" she said skeptically.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • And Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium

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