When they were younger there may have been three of them sisters, and a mother. When they were younger there may have been three of them one of them a brother, and a mother. When they were younger there were certainly two of them, sisters, and a mother. There was not then any father. There may have been a father living but certainly he was not then living with them. Anyway there were when they were younger two of them, two sisters, and a mother.
Perhaps the sister who was older then supported her sister and her mother. Perhaps she earned a living then for all of them. She was much older than her sister, enough older so that she could be quite certain that all her living her sister was much younger, that all her living her sister was a young one, that all her living she was earning her living, that all her living her sister was not earning her living.
The sister the younger one was earning her living and certainly then the older one, the one who was much older than her sister who was much younger was certain that the younger one would have been earning her living all her living if she had been one commencing to earn her living. The younger was earning her living, she was not listening then to the story which was distressing of the older sister then almost not earning any living. She would listen sometime to this thing but certainly she would not listen then to this thing.
The older sister had not then any longer any mother. The younger sister then had not then any longer any mother. The older sister then had not then any longer any mother. The younger sister was not then hearing about this thing about the older sister having then not
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Publication information: Book title: Geography and Plays. Contributors: Gertrude Stein - Author. Publisher: Four Seas. Place of publication: Boston. Publication year: 1922. Page number: 331.
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