- gershwin, george,
Origin of gertrude
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[Director] Naomi Foner is the one that told me that Gertrude Stein quote.Jenny Lewis on 'The Voyager,' the End of Rilo Kiley, and High School Classmate Angelina Jolie|Marlow Stern|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it was Gertrude Bell, who was never a public figure, who had left the greater mark on the Middle East, for better or worse.
So welcome back, Edna and Ethel; come on down, Gertrude and Percy; walk right in, Wilhelmina and Wolfgang.
This Regular version sometimes sounds like the near sequiturs of Gertrude Stein or her clever admirer Donald Barthelme.A Country House of Fools: Norman Rush’s ‘Subtle Bodies’|Tom LeClair|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Malcolm is fluent in the ruses of modernist fiction (consider her profiles of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas in Two Lives).
Gertrude told how many chickens she had, but Joe gave them all the best news they had heard for a long time.The Ranche on the Oxhide|Henry Inman
But there was this noticeable in Gertrude: whatever took away from her gayety increased her tenderness.The Pilgrims Of The Rhine|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
This speech, made in absolute thoughtlessness, jarred somehow on Gertrude's sensibilities.The Rubicon|E. F. Benson
But at this point of her meditations Gertrude almost broke down.
As a general thing, the lessons had been a source of pleasure to both, and of great profit to Gertrude.Christie Redfern's Troubles|Margaret Robertson
fem. proper name, from French, from Old High German Geretrudis, from ger "spear" + trut "beloved, dear."