Mercutio

A kind-hearted, witty nobleman, kinsman to the Prince of Verona, in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Being mortally wounded by Tybalt, he was asked if he were hurt, and replied, “A scratch, a scratch; marry, 'tis enough.”

The Mercutio of actors.
Lewis, who displayed in acting the combination of the fop and real gentleman. (1748-1811.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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