Like two skeletons copulating on a corrugated tin roof. SirThomas Beecham Of the harpsichord's
sound. Quoted in Harold Atkins and Archie Newman
Beecham Stories (1978).
Away with the music of Broadway! Be off with your Irving Berlin! Oh, I'd give no
quarter to Kern or Cole
Porter and Gershwin keeps
pounding on tin. How can I be civil when hearing this
drivel? It's only for
night-clubbing souses. Oh, give me the
free 'n'easy waltz that is
Viennesey And go tell the band
if they want a hand
the waltz must be
Strauss's! Ira originally Israel Gershowitz Gershwin 'By Strauss'.
opened a tin of Bologna sausage and broke a cake of chocolate, and that
was all I had to eat. It may sound offensive, but I
ate them together, bite by bite, by way of bread and meat. All
I had to wash down this revolting mixture was neat
brandy; a revolting beverage in itself. But I was rare and
hungry; ate well, and smoked one of thebestcigarettesinmyexperience.Then
Iput a stonein my straw hat,
pulled the flap of my fur cap over my neck and eyes, put my
revolver ready to hand, and snuggled well down among the
sheepskins. Robert Louis Stevenson Travels with a Donkey.
What is the victory of a cat on a hot tin roof?I wish I knew Just staying
on it, I guess, for as long as she can. TennesseeThomas Lanier Williams Maggie. Cat on a HotTin Roof, act1.