- Stabbed with a white wench’s black eye. —When Benvolio says that Romeo will answer Tybalt's challenge, Mercutio jokingly replies that Romeo is already dead—of love. (Mercutio thinks that Romeo is still crazy for Rosaline.)
- "Prince of Cats"
- "I will withdraw but this intrusion shall / Now seeming sweet, convert to bitt'rest gall"