cassio speech

Cassio Rails Against Alcohol


As he sobers up, Cassio laments his drunken brawling and rails against the effects of alcohol.


O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil! 


O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!  That we should, with joy, pleasure, revel and applause, transform ourselves into beasts!

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