How is Romeo mesmerized by the beauty of Juliet?

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When Romeo first lays eyes on Juliet at the Capulet ball, he's immediately transfixed. If there was ever a case of love at first sight, this is it. More than anything, Romeo is drawn to Juliet's incredible beauty, which he expresses in appropriately sensuous language:

Oh, she doth teach the torches to burn bright!
It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night
Like a rich jewel in an Ethiope’s ear,

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