from "Tender Buttons: Objects"
By Gertrude Stein
1914

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GLAZED GLITTER

Nickel, what is nickel, it is originally rid of a cover.

The change in that is that red weakens an hour. The
hange has come. There is no search. But there is, there is
that hope and that interpretation and sometime, surely any is
unwelcome, sometime there is breath and there will be a
sinecure and charming very charming is that clean and
cleansing. Certainly glittering is handsome and convincing.

There is no gratitude in mercy and in medicine.
There can be breakages in Japanese. That is no programme. That is
no color chosen. It was chosen yesterday, that showed spitting
and perhaps washing and polishing. It certainly showed no
obligation and perhaps if borrowing is not natural there is
some use in giving.






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