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Romeo and Juliet: Balcony Scene Glossary

the envious moon (4)

The goddess of virginity, Diana (the moon personified), is envious of the fair Juliet. Romeo implores Juliet not to be in Diana's service; thus, not to remain a virgin.

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Mabillard, Amanda. Romeo and Juliet Balcony Scene Glossary. Shakespeare Online. 20 Aug. 2000. (date when you accessed the information) < >.

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