What quote from the play Romeo and Juliet deals with characters being forced to face reality?

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I suppose there are many examples of characters being forced to face reality throughout Romeo and Juliet, but my favorites is the scene between Romeo and Juliet that takes place in Act 3, scene v after they have shared the marriage bed and Romeo knows that day is breaking and he must leave, but Juliet begs him to stay.
Romeo And Juliet : Act 3, scene v, 11-13, 16, 17-27, 30-36
ROMEO I must be gone and live, or stay and die.
JULIET Yon light is not daylight, I know it, I.
It is some meteor that the sun exhales...
Therefore stay yet. Thou need'st not to be gone.

ROMEO Let me be ta'en. Let me be put to death.
I am content, so thou wilt have it so.
I'll say yon grey is not the morning's eye.
20'Tis but the pale reflex of Cynthia's brow.
Nor that is not the lark, whose notes do beat
The vaulty heaven so high above our heads.
I have more care to stay than...

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