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What is a character trait that describes Juliet Capulet and give two quotes that support it in Romeo and Juliet.

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One of Juliet's primary traits is her ever-present impatience. In part, perhaps, because of her age, Juliet seems incapable of allowing events to develop at their own pace and, instead, consistently tries to force various issues throughout the play.

For example, in Act IV, scene i, when Juliet discusses Romeo's banishment with Friar Lawrence, she states:

Give me some present counsel, or, behold,
'Twixt my extremes and me this bloody knife
Shall play the umpire, arbitrating that
Which the commission of thy years and art
Could to no issue of true honour bring.
Be not so long to speak; I long to die,

We see here Juliet's impatience and her eagerness to take matters...

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