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GENIUS

IN

SUNSHINE AND SHADOW.

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By the Same Author.

EDGE-TOOLS OF SPEECH.

One fine octavo volume. $3.50.

A vast storehouse of the best thought of the world.” - Boston Home Fournal.

“ Will find its way into thousands of families. It is a volume to take up when a few minutes of leisure are found, and it will always be read with in. terest." - Boston Journal.

'Edge-Tools of Speech' is one of the best books of quotation in the language. It is indispensable in the library and at the office." - Gazette.

He has classified his quotations alphabetically under the head of subjects ('Ability,' ' Absence,' etc.), and has collected the most famous literary or historical sayings bearing on each subject. Thus the word • Ability' is made the text of wise utterances from Napoleon I., Dr. Johnson, Wendell Phillips, Longfellow, Maclaren, Gail Hamilton, Froude, Beaconsfield, Zoroaster, Schopenhauer, La Rochefoucauld, Matthew Wren, Gibbon, and Aristotle. It has no rival." - Christian Union.

The book is one which will at once command a place on the reference. shelf of every well-appointed library, and which will be a most useful aid to every literary man." — Boston Courier.

“To open it at random anywhere is to chance upon the wisdom of the ages. Every important authority of every age and clime is represented. The choicest reading of a lifetime is brought, in its salient points, into the limits of this voluine." - Boston Traveller.

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TICKNOR AND COMPANY, BOSTON.

IN SUNSHINE AND SHADOW

BY

Maturia

MATURIN M. BALLOU

AUTHOR OF “EDGE-TOOLS OF SPEECH,” ETC.

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Of all perfection to be plain and brief.

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BOSTON

TICKNOR AND COMPANY

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