Arturo Ui is a Chicago gangster who runs a violent protection racket
START: UI: Okay. Here’s the problem. I’ve been given to understand that my pronunciation leaves something to be desired. It looks like I’m going to have to say a word or two on certain occasions, especially when I get into politics, so I’ve decided to take lessons. The gestures too.
END: UI: I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke,
But here I am to speak what I do know.
You all did love him once, not without cause?
What cause withholds you then, to mourn for him?
Brecht, Bertolt. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. Methuen Publishing, 2002, pp.44-48.
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