A twentieth-century American author who lived most of her life in France. She wrote her life story as The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (Toklas was her companion), and she is said to have introduced the phrase “lost generation” to describe the Americans who wandered about Europe after World War I. Her works also include poems and the story collection Three Lives; the most famous line from her poetry is “Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.”
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Words nearby Stein, Gertrude
Example sentences from the Web for Stein, Gertrude
Chris Stein of Blondie catches Ramone with an “aw, shucks” expression just after he drops a plate of food.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Stein and Harry, almost always dressed completely in black, are shot walking down sidewalks, dark glasses fixed in place.
Stein and Harry were together from 1973 to 1989, and have remained close.
The Nazis placed a prisoner as the head of each section under the overall charge of Oskar Stein, an office manager and bookkeeper.
[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
Gertrude had never given him occasion to feel that his guests could have a more efficient hostess than his secretary.
Then Gertrude quivered slightly, and the blood flushed in her set face and passed as fierce heat passes through iron.
And the look went from Jane's face, and Brodrick felt annoyed with Gertrude because she had made it go.
As he was trying to catch the look, Gertrude came and said it was the Baby's tea-time, and carried him away.
Gertrude approached me, and said in a low tone: 'Did demoiselle remark that we only mounted five steps after leaving the court?'Chicot the Jester|Alexandre Dumas, Pere