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Which lines from the play seem to support the idea that the natural course of love is marriage?
If then true lovers have been ever cross'd,It stands as an edict in destiny:Then let us teach our trial patience,Because it is a customary cross,(1.1.150)
The course of true love never did run smooth(1.1.134)
So I, admiring of his qualities.Things base and vile, holding no quantity,Love can transpose to form and dignity.(1.1.231)
To say the truth, reason and love keep little company together now-a-days; the more the pity that some honest neighbours will not make them friends.(3.1.132)
Fair lovers, you are fortunately met;Of this discourse we more will hear anon.Egeus, I will overbear your will;For in the temple, by and by, with usThese couples shall eternally be knit.(4.1.174)