If you watch the above clip from the movie, you'll see that when Groucho lists the three beauties that were all rolled into Lydia, the first one sounds like it rhymes with "vice". According to Nick Markovich, administrator/archivist of the Yip Harburg foundation, this was Thaïs, an Athenian courtesan who allegedly convinced Alexander the Great to burn the palace of Persepolis. Jules Massanet wrote an opera called Thaïs.
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What a neat article. I had no innlkig.
And here is Milstein playing "Méditation" for violin from Thaïs:
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Thanks for the link. I think this post is one of my better ones, and I think people will enjoy it.