FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
|As the good
book says, when a poor man eats a chicken, one of them is sick.
Mendel: Where does the good book say that?
Tevye: Well, it doesn't say that exactly, but somewhere there is something about a chicken.
Tevye: [singing] Is
this the little girl I carried? Is this the little boy at play?
Perchik: In this world it
is the wealthy who are criminals. Someday their wealth will be ours.
Tevye: As Abraham said, "I
am a stranger in a strange land..."
[About Yente, the matchmaker.]
Perchik: Money is the world's
Golde: Grandmother Tzeitel!
How did she look?
Tevye: As the good book says, if you spit in the air, it lands in your face!
[Talking to God]
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