or for themselves
317 25 Arthur Balfour. Please play best. 318 33 Arthur Balfour. In no reunion
320 06 Arthur Lane. Just why they will 322 05 Arthur Lane. It is as a part of a requital.
325 24 Arthur Blaine. She may be thought cautious has been 328 36 Arthur Blaine. It chooses mostly more than by that time 329 05 Arthur Blaine. They will be best for it.
329 24 Herbert Blaine. She may change what she likes 332 19 Herbert Blaine. All which they come to have
327 34 May Blaine. For which it is brought as well 329 09 May Blaine. May they be cautious 330 22 May Blaine. Which they mean for them as well 332 27 May Blaine. Or for themselves
Instances of homonymy in Gertrude Stein her “Short Sentences” (1932).
In Last Operas and Plays, edited and with an introduction by Carl Van Vechten. New York and Toronto: Rinehart & Co., 1949
Listed by speaker’s name (the homonyms), page and line number at left, respective phrases at right.
592 sentences : 32 associated with chorus, 560 associated with names, of which five names are associated with more than one sentence (2, 2, 3, 2 and 4 sentences, respectively)
Imperfect lexicon; in format a (disordered) telegraphic code dictionary.
tags: homonymy; lexicon; Gertrude Stein, “Short Sentences” (1932)