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In the scene where the rats have "split open the kegs of salted sprats", the line "Send for Tybalt, the rat-catcher!" is heard. This is a reference to Mercutio's insult to Tybalt in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Act III, Scene 1. See more
[a la James Cagney, finding a rat nesting in his hat
You... you dirty rat!