What English device is used when in Romeo and Juliet Romeo says, "for stony limits cannot hold love out, And what can do that dares love attempt"?

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This is an example of personification. First, in this quotation, Romeo is attributing human motivations to the "stony limits"—technically, he is referring to the walls around the Capulets' home, but the word "stony" can also be applied to a person who is rigid or unyielding. Romeo is saying that these walls, or strict people, cannot "hold out" love (which also implies that they would attempt to). The stony walls are an outward reflection of the disapproving Capulets.

Meanwhile, love itself, an abstract concept, is personified, imagined as acting almost under its own power to try and break through the limits that have been imposed upon it. Love itself cannot "attempt" anything; arguably, love could cause Romeo to attempt something, but on its own, it is not capable of action. In this piece of dialogue, however, love becomes self-motivated, something which is capable of doing whatever it dares to try and will not be restrained or constrained by physical things which work against it.

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When Romeo sees Juliet on the balcony overlooking her garden after the big party at the Capulets' house, he tells her,

With love's light wings did I o'erperch these walls,
For stony limits cannot hold love out,
And what love can do, that dares love attempt. (2.2.66-68)

This is a metaphor, comparing love to wings—wings that Romeo, a lover, can use to overcome any obstacle between him and his lover, Juliet. A metaphor compares two unlike things saying that one thing is another (without using "like" or "as").  Romeo implies that when one is in love, one feels so light as though one can fly. Remember, earlier, prior to the party, Romeo tells his friends that he has "a soul of lead" because he was so depressed about his unrequited love for Rosaline. Mercutio and Benvolio try to tempt him to go and have fun with them, but Romeo feels so heavy and sad that he does not feel up to it. Now, however, his love for Juliet has made him feel light again.

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