Note to Romeo and Juliet, 3.2.3: "such a wagoner / As Phaëthon"

Romeo and Juliet,
Act 3, Scene 2, line 3.
Phaëthon, the sun-god's son, was allowed to drive the sun's chariot for a day, but he could not keep control and had to be killed by Zeus.

The Fall of Phaëthon by Peter Paul Rubens (1577 - 1640)

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