Quotation by Gertrude Stein

Family living can go on existing. Very many are
remembering this thing are remembering that family
living living can go on existing. Very many are quite
certain that family living can go on existing. Very
many are remembering that they are quite certain that
family living can go on existing.
Gertrude Stein (1874–1946), U.S. author. (Written 1903-1911), originally published Paris, Contact Editions (1925). The Making of Americans, Something Else Press (1969).

This is the summation of Stein's major novel, from the last of its 925 pages. The plot and characters are less significant than the writing style; this passage is characteristic of most of the book.
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