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Pigeons on the grass alas. 
 Pigeons on the grass alas. 
 Short longer grass short longer longer shorter yellow grass. 
 Pigeons large pigeons on the shorter longer yellow grass alas pigeons on the grass.  - Gertrude Stein
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Source/Notes:
From the lecture "The Gradual Making of The Making of Americans", 1934-1935. Published by Random House, 1935: "... because after all I know I really do know that it can be done and if it can be done why do it."
Gertrude Stein
Source/Notes:
As quoted in The American Treasury, 1455-1955 (1955) edited by Clifton Fadiman, p. 946

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Born: February 3, 1874

Died: July 29, 1946 (aged 72)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, writer, poet

Bio: Gertrude Stein was an American writer, poet, and art collector who spent most of her life in France.

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