Captivating Rosaline


Rosaline the witch coexisted with nature. She was beautiful in mind and spirit, and she loathed any kind of immorality. Many visited the plains where she lived in order to catch even a glimpse of her. She gave her onlookers an innocent smile as she took her beasts for their regular walk. However, one handsome man caught her eye. Her heart utterly stolen by his looks, she finally realized what it was like to feel covetousness.


Name originEdit

Rosaline is a variant of Rosalind, a name of Old French origin: (hros = "horse", lind = "soft, tender"). When it was imported into English it was thought to be from the Latin rosa linda ("lovely rose").

Rosaline is an unseen character and niece of Capulet in William Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet (1597). Although silent, her role is important. Romeo is at first deeply in love with Rosaline and expresses his dismay at her not loving him back. Romeo first spots Juliet while trying to catch a glimpse of Rosaline at a gathering hosted by the Capulet family.

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