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At the time when the drama was written and performed, the concept of personal or familial pride was upheld rigorously, especially by the upper class.

All of these quotes demonstrate the importance of reputation in Romeo and Juliet EXCEPT


“O calm dishonourable, vile submission! Alla stoccata carries it away.”


“A dog of that house shall move me to stand. I will take the wall of any man or maid of Montague’s.”


“And so, good Capulet—which name I tender / As dearly as my own—be satisfied.”


“Now, by the stock and honor of my kin, / To strike him dead I hold it not a sin.”


“Thy beauty hath made me effeminate / And in my temper soften'd valour's steel!”

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