“In the summer of 1928, Aleck Woollcott invited Harpo Marx to spend the summer with him on the French Riviera. Harpo refused, protesting, ‘I can think of forty better places to spend the summer, all of them on Long Island in a hammock.’
Excerpted from: Drennan, Robert E., ed. The Algonquin Wits. New York: Kensington, 1985.