Gertrude Stein may have anticipated the Great Fiduciary Debate, but Shakespeare had the answer. 

Stein was most famous as the American expatriate hostess to the Left Bank enclave of the Lost Generation. Known for her art collecting, she was also quite a wordsmith, although she only gained that renown later in life.

Her 1913 poem "Sacred Emily" contains what some might argue is her second most famous quote:"Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose."

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