Romeo and Juliet

What does scourge mean as it is used in the following lines from Act V, Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet?

Prince: This letter doth make good the friar's words,
Their course of love, the tidings of her death:
And here he writes that he did buy a poison
Of a poor 'pothecary, and therewithal
Came to this vault to die, and lie with Juliet.--
Where be these enemies?--Capulet,--Montague,--
See what a scourge is laid upon your hate,
That Heaven finds means to kill your joys with love!

a. inconvenience
b. power
c. punishment***
d. result

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  1. Yes, c.

  2. yea i agree with Ms.Sue

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