Quotations About / On: SUMMERTIME

  • 1.
    Summertime, an' the livin' is easy.
    (Du Bose Heyward (1885-1940), U.S. author. "Summertime," Porgy and Bess, Gershwin Publishing Corp. (1935). Music composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937).)
  • 2.
    There warn't anybody at the church, except maybe a hog or two, for there warn't any lock on the door, and hogs likes a puncheon floor in summertime because it's cool. If you notice, most folks don't go to church only when they've got to; but a hog is different.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Huck, in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, ch. 18 (1885).)
  • 3.
    The water for which we may have to look
    In summertime with a witching wand,
    In every wheelrut's now a brook,
    In every print of a hoof a pond.
    (Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Two Tramps in Mud Time (l. 33-36). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.)
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