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Writer or painter god-parents are notoriously unreliable. That is, there is certain before long to be a cooling of friendship.

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Source Notes: The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (chapter 7, "After the War--1919-1932") (1933). Alice B. Toklas and Stein were asked to be godmothers ("an English war comrade of Hemingway was to be godfather") of Ernest Hemingway's son, baptized in the Episcopal Church.

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Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874, in Pittsburgh - July 27, 1946) was an American writer, poet, feminist, playwright and catalyst in the development of modern art and literature, who spent most of her life in France.

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