Why in the quote "We as true lovers run into strange capers" does Touchstone say, "run into strange capers"?

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Touchstone, the court jester, is here describing love when he uses the term "strange capers." When we are in love we do strange things that we otherwise wouldn't, Touchstone states.

To caper means to dance or skip around. Therefore, lovers tend to dance around or frolic in funny ways.

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Touchstone, the court jester, is here describing love when he uses the term "strange capers." When we are in love we do strange things that we otherwise wouldn't, Touchstone states.

To caper means to dance or skip around. Therefore, lovers tend to dance around or frolic in funny ways.

In his case, Touchstone says, being in love caused him to engage in the strange activity or caper of kissing

the cow’s dugs that her pretty chopped hands had milked.

In other words, in his exuberance, he thought it worthwhile even to kiss the cow udders his beloved's hands had milked.

Love may make us do crazy things, Touchstone says, but he adds that the lunacy of love is "mortal": in other words, it eventually dies, and people once in love become normal again.

Rosalind tells him he speaks more wisely than he is aware.

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This line you are quoting is from the play "As You Like It."  It comes from Act II, Scene 4.  What Touchstone is saying here is that people who are in love act really stupidly.  That is what he means by "strange capers" -- he uses that phrase to mean something like "stupid things."  So when he says "We that are true lovers run into strange capers" he means that people who are truly in love do stupid things.

Touchstone does not really see himself as a "true lover."  He is just saying that to make fun of people who do think they are like that.

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