The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from One Basket by Edna Ferber:|
of my voice, see? I can follow like a lamb, but I've got to have
that feeler first. It's more than a knack. It's a gift. And
you've got it. I know it when I see it. I want to get away from
this night-club thing. There's nothing in it for a man of my
talent. I'm gunning for bigger game. But they won't sign me
without a tryout. And when they hear my voice they---- Well, if
me and you work together we can fool 'em. The song's great. And
my make-up's one of these aviation costumes to go with the song,
see? Pants tight in the knee and baggy on the hips. And a coat
with one of those full-skirt whaddyoucall- 'ems----"
"Peplums," put in Ruby, placidly.