This is the first time Romeo & Juliet see each other at the Capulet ball. Each has no idea who the other really is.
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Profane: Relating or devoted to that which is not sacred or biblical; secular rather than religious.
Romeo feels he is not worthy of Juliet's love
Romeo begins to elevate their love to a religious level when metaphorically describes his lips as being on a religious pilgrimage.
At first, Juliet seems resistant to Romeo's advances, but she plays along with the religious and saintly imagery.
Romeo is a teenage boy, he just wants to get his kiss.
To Romeo, he is a religious pilgrim and Juliet is a saint in his "religion of love"
It's almost as if Romeo's prayers have been answered
These lines form a sonnet that ends with their first kiss. Their first conversation forms a beautiful poem. I think this is Shakespeare's way of reenforcing the idea that their love is "star-crossed." The sonnet shows us that this is their destiny.
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Juliet is trying to tell Romeo, "Use your mouth for praying, not kissing." I think she's just playing "hard to get."
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Its almost as if Romeo believes that Juliet's kiss can "re-bapstise" him and clean him of all o this sins
"If you pray with your hands, why not pray with your lips.....on my lips!"
Juliet can already sense that Romeo, while being polite, is trying to woo her.
Palmer: A pilgrim, especially one who had returned from the Holy Land with a palm frond or leaf as a sign of having undertaken the pilgrimage.
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