Another quotation from the book:
"We were glad to see Mina whom we had known in Florence as Mina Haweis. Mina brought Glenway Wescott on his first trip to Europe. Glenway impressed us greatly with his English accent. Hemingway explained. He said, when you matriculate at the University of Chicago you write down just what accent you will have and they give it to you when you graduate. You can have a sixteenth century or modern, whatever you like.”
Stein, Gertrude. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. Vintage Books, 1990, page 200.
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