Thread replies: 16
Thread images: 2
2016-01-12 08:47:02 Post No. 7575562
Post No. 7575562
What did this part mean? Am we supposed to know?
>The way it ended with Gertrude Stein was strange enough. We had become very good friends [...]
>It was before noon but the maidservant poured me a glass of eau-de-vie, put it in my hand and winked happily. The colorless alcohol felt good on my tongue and it was still in my mouth when I heard someone speaking to Miss Stein as I had never heard one person speak to another; never, anywhere, ever.
>Then Miss Stein's voice came pleading and begging, saying, 'Don't, pussy. Don't. Don't, please don't. I'll do anything, pussy, but please don't do it. Please don't. Please don't, pussy.'
>I swallowed the drink and put the glass down on the table and started for the door