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Which quotes prove infatuation of Romeo and Juliet? Quotes from the Friar, Juliet, and Romeo that prove infatuation.

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When Romeo first sees Juliet, he provides this famous line:

For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night. (I.v.56)

He hasn't even spoken to her yet, so this line supports that he is immediately infatuated with her beauty. When he sneaks onto her family's property and spies on her before the balcony scene, he notes that

Oh, that I were a glove upon that hand
That I might touch that cheek! (II.ii.24-25)

Again, Romeo is seen admiring Juliet's beauty, wishing to simply be her glove so that he could touch her cheek. Not aware that Romeo is below her balcony, Juliet muses on the Montague name and decides that it is not a name that makes a man. She declares that roses would smell just as wonderful if they had any other name and then says,

So Romeo would, were he not Romeo called,
Retain that dear perfection which he owes
Without that title. (II.ii.48-49)

These sentiments lean toward her infatuation as she considers Romeo's own "sweetness," similar to the rose. She hears something down below and calls...

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